Hello there! My name is J.P. Dennis (Full name: John Preston Dennis) I am a composer and songwriter that lives in Atlanta, Georgia. I started my musical training when I was a teenager. I played saxophone in the Rockwood High School Band. I also took piano lessons and did drum major my senior year in 2006. The War of Fantasia for Concert Band (2006/2007) was my first published work and has been performed a few times around the U.S.
My most current (2017-2020) projects includes several compositions for piano. (Check out the Recordings page. Thank you!)
- Finalist in the 2006 Central Florida Young Composer Challenge (The War of Fantasia) Hosted by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. (Youth Symphony)
- Scholarship to the 2006 Brevard Music Center summer institute and festival. (Studying composition under Robert Adridge and Robert Palmer.)
- John Philip Sousa Band Award
- Eagle Scout
- 1st Place - Roane State Community College Academic Festival (2006) for the piano performance of Sonata in C# Minor, Mov. III - "Fury"
- 2nd Place - Roane State Community College Academic Festival (2006) for the piano performance of Majestuoso.
Currently taking private composition lessons with Brent Milam from Georgia State University. (2019-Present)
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