Max Stannard is a composer and arranger, primarily for brass band, whose music has been published across Europe. He studied music at Lancaster University and gained a First Class Honours Degree, where he first began writing music and arranging. Max won the competition to find the anthem for Brass Fest 2018. His pieces have featured in the Composers Voice concert series, and his work, the Kraken, was performed as part of their 15 Year Anniversary Concert. Max has also had work commissioned for performances at the UniBrass Championships and the University of Lancaster Music Society Alumni Concert.
Max is keen to bring new music to the brass band and brass quintet repertoire, and in addition to his own compositions, he has arranged a large number of popular songs which thanks to SMP Press ArrangeMe are now available for all to perform. Find out more about his works by visiting Max Stannard's website or follow him on Twitter @MStannardMusic