Well-designed music for competitive small-school marching bands is hard to come by. When Barry Hurt was a young teacher, he created shows that helped his small bands sound great. A few years and multiple state championships later, Barry Hurt has become one of the most prolific composers for small-school bands. Barry specializes in writing shows that will highlight a band's strengths, minimize their weaknesses, and help them to sound amazing. Barry has spent decades perfecting the craft of writing marching band show music that's accessible to young and developing bands, so he understands what it takes to elevate your small-school band to state finalist, and even championship level.


Bands performing Barry's music have earned:

  • multiple state championships

  • dozens of state finalist spots

  • hundreds of first divisions at region-level contests

Let us help you find a show that:

  • Your students will love playing

  • Will "wow" your audience

  • Will impress your judges

  • Will WIN!