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State College, PA

(814) 867-9935

Rick Hirsch is a nationally-known composer, arranger and jazz educator living in State College, PA. Check out his music, book a live jazz band in Central Pennsylvania.


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PMEA Guest Composer

  • Hershey Lodge & Conference Center 325 University Dr Hershey, PA (map)

The Kiski Area Upper Elementary School Band will be premiering my piece Tin Man does the Iron City, commissioned specifically for this showcase performance at PMEA.

It was a delightful challenge to write a grade 1/2(-ish) piece for concert band. I can't wait to hear them perform it!

Earlier Event: March 21
River City Big Band
Later Event: March 31
w/ Kevin Lowe & Jeff Beck @ Zola