Arrangements for Mandolin Orchestras - by Jeff Dearinger

Jeff Dearinger holds a degree in Music from the University of Kansas and began arranging and writing works for mandolin ensemble in 1973. Jeff has served as a guest clinician and orchestra conductor at the annual Classical Mandolin Society of America convention and is the leader of the Lawrence based Uptown Mandolin Quartet, a group with a twenty-year performance history. He has worked with beginners as well as advanced players. Below is a partial listing of works available.

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Sample Works

Samples arrangements are available for a mandolin orchestra (including parts for guitar and double bass) in the Adobe Acrobat format. Download single parts or one file with all parts combined. This provides an opportunity for an entire mandolin orchestra to read through 16 measures of the following works:

Download individual parts for example series I:

Download individual parts for example series II:

How to Order

To order copies for your group or organization, contact Jeff Dearinger by e-mail at, or by mail at:

506 Kasold
Lawrence, KS 66049 USA
phone: (785) 842-5766

With your order, please include your group instrumentation and clefs desired. Also your ensemble's skill level should be included.

Prices are subject to change. Postage is extra. Please contact Jeff before ordering. Custom arrangements are also available.