Walter Piston, composer
Frank Erickson, arranger
The Incredible Flutist was first performed in 1938 with Arthur
Fiedler conducting the Jan Veen Dancers and the Boston Pops Orchestra.
Included in the Concord Band’s performance are six sections of the
original eleven in the suite.
The music is about a circus and a flutist who could charm not only snakes but
The transcription for band is by Frank Erickson.