The National Band Association is pleased to announce that The Lighthouse Keeps Watch by Brooke Pierson is the winning composition of the 2020 NBA/Alfred Young Band Composition Contest.
Pierson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Michigan State University and is currently Chair of the Fine Arts Department at the Washtenaw International High School and Middle Academy (Ypsilanti, Michigan), teaching Orchestra, Band, Music History, Music Culture, and Music Composition. He has held this position since the school’s inception in 2011 where he developed the new program. He also served as the music director of Grace Lutheran Church (Howell, MI) for eight years as organist and musician.
To learn more about The Lighthouse Keeps Watch and composer Brooke Pierson, visit his website.
More information about the NBA/Alfred Young Band Composition Contest may be found here.