Last update: September
Here is a link to a
recording by the ISO of Jim's latest work, "Concerto for
Brass and Orchestra". https://soundcloud.com/indianapolis-symphony/sets/concerto-for-brass-and-orchestra
Please visit two new pages:
for Trombone and Concerto
for Brass and Orchestra to get more information about Jim's
two newest works. Concerto for Trombone has been published
by Hal Leonard and played by several notable trombone soloists.
Dialogues is a four movement chamber work
commissioned by the Ronen Chamber Ensemble with added support from
the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. It is
written for Clarinet, Violin, Piano, Bass and Percussion and is an
emotional reaction to the lockout experienced by the Indianapolis
Symphony in 2011. Listen to the slow movement titled "End
of an Era".
Visit the Recordings
Visit two pages about recent patriotic pieces,
Freedom Tower and I Am the
We now have Audio
samples for you to listen to. New photos
of Jim have been added for programs.
Read about and listen to one of
James' more recent works for horns and orchestra on the "In
the Mind's Eye" page. Purchase at Instant Encore.
Check the Performances page and
link to information for "Musical
for Winds, Piano, and Percussion", "Sonata
for Trumpet and Organ", and "Portraits
of the American West."
James Beckel, Composer
Click below to
hear some sample tracks of Jim's music.