Introduction

Welcome to the online home of Craig Alberty – composer, performer (woodwinds), audio production specialist, and music educator. He lives in Rapid City, SD. His performance and writing activities are highlighted below with details available through links on this page.

Joyous Noise

Live music for special events!

Distinctive entertainment that’s perfect for venues of any size - even small rooms that are usually unable to accommodate live music. This solo instrumental performance is ideal for:
•    Private parties
•    Corporate galas
•    Weddings
•    Clubs and restaurants
Choose popular music highlighting a century of American song or pick a classical program to compliment weddings and other elegant affairs. [click for details and recordings]

Band Expansion

Craig has published dozens of concert and jazz works through the catalogs of several publishers. He now releases all material through BandExpansion.com – his new enterprise devoted to educational concert band materials for bands with incomplete instrumentation (most of ‘em!). The growing catalog includes concert pieces, ensembles, and instructional material including warm-ups and technique development collections. [click to go to the site]

Jazz settings of hymns

Alberty offers jazz versions of hymns for worship bands, church choirs and vocal soloists through JoyousNoiseMusic.com. He has created over 100 arrangements in various configurations and built the site to offer material addressing the needs of church music programs. [click to go to the site]