Nightfall Compositions

"Nightfall Compositions" are pieces written by Xander Navarro. Due to a sleeping disorder, the majority of his music is written after midnight.


Xander Navarro

          Xander Navarro is a neo-romantic composer mostly known for his pieces Unreturned Salute and The Bad Idea March, which placed second in the 2017 Christopher Bill Composition Competition.

          Xander has had the opportunity to arrange music for Marine Band San Diego, the LA Scots Pipe Band, and the University of Arkansas Concert Band, and has completed hundreds of arrangements both by request and for his military & university peers.

          He is also a three-year member of the Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band; his jazz experience has a large influence on his compositions and arrangements.

​          Xander currently studies music education at Texas A&M University in Commerce where he also leads his own brass choir, Nightfall Brass.


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