michael cotten

Dr. Jim daughters

Chamber Music


Basin Bridge March (Cotten)

duration: 2' 30"

Henry Fillmore Style March/Rag, 6 trombones

(Premiered at 2017 Midwest Clinic)

Eventide (Cotten)

duration: 3' 30" - medium advanced

Stylistic variations of a Chaconne, solo piano

Klap (Cotten)

duration: 2-4' - beginner medium level

for two clappers with stomping

(Premiered at 2016 Ohio Music Education Association Conference)

Roman Carnival Overture (Berlioz/Cotten)

duration: 7'

Arrangement for 8 trumpet and Eb Bass Trumpet

(National Trumpet Competition Semi-Finalist Arr.)

Song Cycle For Unaccompanied Trumpet (Cotten)

duration: 10'

Moving, lyric, five movement solo song cycle

(Featured on "New Works For Trumpet" by Jason Dovel

ITG New Works Recital, International Women's Brass Conference)

Take Out The Trash (Cotten)

duration: 3' 30" - beginner level

6 percussionists on trash cans in two parts

Tip Topper (Pryor/Cotten)

duration: 6'

Arthur Pryor's Tip Topper featuring trombone

(Performed at 2015 Eastern Trombone Workshop)

Wind Ensemble

A Child's Dream Of A Star (Cotten)

duration: 3' - grade 2.5

Haunting, melodic, with narration

Becoming One (Cotten)

duration: 7' - grade 4

band and electronics, stage cherorgraphy

Dissonant Echoes (Cotten)

duration: 1' 45" - grade 1

Mischievousindustrial, rockin'

Little Goblin Dance (Cotten)

duration: 1' 45" - grade 1.5

Dance-like, macabre, fun

Tip Topper (Pryor/Cotten)

duration: 6' - grade 4

solo trombone and wind ensemble

Songs Of A Wayfarer (Mahler/Cotten)

duration: 5' - grade 4

solo soprano and wind ensemble


La Virgen De La Macarena (Pryor/Cotten)

duration: 6'

Solo Trombone and Beginner Full Orchestra


Wayfarer's Hymn (Cotten)

duration: 3' 

Haunting, melodic, for 6 trumpets

(2016 Kentucky Music Education Association Collegiate Composition Contest Winner)

With Sword And Crown (Cotten)

duration: 4'

Bombastic opener/closer, 6 trombones

(Recorded as single by University of Kentucky Trombone Octet

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