Charles D. Yates

Charles D. Yates

1936-2013

Professor of Music, Emeritus, and founder of the internationally recognized wind ensemble at San Diego State University, he is credited for developing one of the largest college band programs in the United States. He was awarded an honorary membership in Kappa Kappa Psi, served as National Task Force Chairman for the College Band Directors National Association, and worked as a music producer and conductor for Universal Studios in Hollywood.

He served as lecturer, adjudicator, clinician and guest conductor throughout Japan, Canada, England, Mexico, Europe and the U.S. Many prominent composers -- Copland, Husa, Childs, Jaeger, Chavez, Cacavas, Hovhaness, Creston, etc. -- have praised his interpretative conducting. Under his direction the San Diego State University Wind Ensemble recorded over 500 new band selections for distribution worldwide. His own arrangements have been used in television and radio broadcasts on five continents.

Yates was a member of ASCAP, a Danforth Foundation Associate, and is listed in the International Who's Who of Musicians. He is also founded and conducts the very successful San Diego Community Concert Band and the Swiss-American International Concert Band.

 

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12 Classical Duets (from 24 Duettos In An Easy, Pleasing Style)

12 Classical Duets (from 24 Duettos In An Easy, Pleasing Style)

$12.95

Product #: 14913
Credits: Mancinelli / Yates
Series: Clarinet Duet
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12 Classical Duets from 24 Duettos In An Easy, Pleasing Style

12 Classical Duets from 24 Duettos In An Easy, Pleasing Style

$12.95

Product #: 14273
Credits: Mancinelli / Yates
Series: Flute Duet
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12 Classics Duets from '24 Duettos In An Easy, Pleasing Style' (Digital Download Only)

12 Classics Duets from '24 Duettos In An Easy, Pleasing Style' (Digital Download Only)

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Product #: 15881
Credits: Mancinelli / Yates
Series: Alto Saxophone Duet
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Easy Christmas Songs For Brass Quartet (Digital Download Only)

Easy Christmas Songs For Brass Quartet (Digital Download Only)

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Product #: 18547
Credits: Various / Yates
Series: Brass Quartet
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