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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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Guest composer @ Huntingdon HS

  • Huntingdon Area High School Huntingdon, PA (map)

Band director Jordan Canner commissioned me to compose a work for his Huntingdon Area HS Jazz Band this year. Mambo Over the Mountain is the piece we ended up with, and I'll be spending a couple hours at their rehearsal today to work with them on the music. I reckon we'll also talk about the compositional process, and other curiosities. Fun stuff!

Earlier Event: March 31
w/ Kevin Lowe & Jeff Beck @ Zola
Later Event: April 5
Zeropoint featuring Tommy Wareham!