Frazeur, Theodore

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Theodore Frazeur


Born: 20 April 1929

Died: March 25, 2014

Country: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.

Studies: University of Omaha (1947-48), Eastman School of Music (B.M. 1951, M.M. 1956)

Teachers: Louis Mennini, Bernard Rogers, Wayne Barlow, William G. Street, Bobby Christian, Frank Rollo


A veteran of the United States Army, he served at Fort Riley, Kansas as Creative Director of the U.S. Army Band. He was a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. Ted was a prolific composer and educator in the employ of Fredonia State University College. He was a world traveler, an avid skier, a skilled fisherman, and possessed a great love of animals.[1]

Works for Percussion

Bosso Pequeno - Percussion Septet
Concerto for Bassoon and Percussion Ensemble - Percussion Sextet, Bassoon
Four Sea Fragments - Multiple Percussion, Clarinet
Frieze (Frazeur) - Multiple Percussion, Saxophone, Violin, Clarinet, or Euphonium
Green Hill - Percussion Quintet, Contrabass
Marumba for Marimba - Marimba, Piano
Mood Piece - Multiple Percussion
Rondo for Marimba and Piano - Marimba, Piano
Sonata for Solo Viola and Percussion Trio - Percussion Trio, Viola
Symphony: Four Precipitations - Percussion Ensemble
The Quiet Place - Marimba, Piano
Uhuru - Percussion Sextet