Finished Overture

I started working on my Orchestral Suite the other morning, and to my surprise I finished the Overture.  I had been expecting to spend at least another month or so working on it, but as I worked I realized it was about ready to be finished.  I added some final touches that I felt helped close it out.  The Overture is now in the draft stages, where I may make some minor adjustments to orchestration and also where I will edit the score and the parts to get ready to have them performed.  I fell great about how it has come along, and I especially love the transition from a dark opening into a bright and peaceful finish.

Here's where this piece kind of started out at about a year ago:

And here's where it has come:


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