Welcome to the Griffin Press ... the place to browse the available compositions of Kenneth L. Griffin, including instrumental and choral pieces for different levels of ensembles.
Kenneth L. Griffin ... of Houston received his Bachelors and Masters degree from East Texas State University (now Texas A&M-Commerce). He is currently teaching part-time as band director at St. John Paul II Catholic School in Houston. He retired after teaching thirty-one years in public schools, the last twenty of which were at Van High School. His band in Van accumulated a string of nineteen consecutive Sweepstakes Awards, was named the 1986 AAA TMEA State Honor Band, won the AAA Sweepstakes Trophy at the 1986 Texas State Solo Ensemble Contest in Austin, and was named the Outstanding AAA Band at the 1988 National Association of Military Marching Bands Texas State Marching Contest. He is a life member of TSTA, is a founding charter member and Executive Secretary of the Association of Texas Small School Bands, is a member of the Texas Music Adjudicators Association and is a member of the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Mu Hall of Fame Class of 2018 and Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Mu Outstanding Contributor in 2019. He was inducted into the Association of Texas Small School Bands Hall of Fame in 2021. He serves as a clinician and adjudicator across the state. His wife Jeannie is retired from a career in public school music, having taught junior and senior high choir and elementary music for twenty-five years. His daughter Alecia is a Cum Laude graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas and the Juilliard School of Music in New York and is Founder, principal oboe and Executive Director of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston (www.roco.org).
Feel free to look over the available compositions and to contact us if you have any questions. ... or you can purchase full sets of the music or PDF files of the score and all parts with site-based permission to copy as needed for your school's use.