Repertoire

Here is a list of the repertoire that we are planning for various concerts this season (subject to change):

Spirit and Song
  • Chattaway: Parade of Tall Ships
  • Hendricks: Dance of Night With Moon (World Premiere)
  • Daehn: With Quiet Courage
  • Williams: Midway March
  • Colgrass: Old Churches
  • arr. Wagnar: Lord of the Rings
  • Johnson: Triumphant Spirit
It's Still All About Me
  • Ellerby: Neapolitan Serenade
  • Copland: Old American Songs (selected)
  • Holst: Second Suite in F
  • Schuman: When Jesus Wept
  • McAnespie: A Century of Progress
  • Gershwin: Walking The Dog
A Symphonic Season
  • Lauridsen/Reynolds: O Magnum Mysterium
  • Reed (arr.): Greensleeves
  • Herbert/Clarke/Rogers: March of the Toys
  • Gershwin/Lowden: Porgy and Bess
  • Jutras: C’est Noël

Recent Repertoire

For those of you considering joining the band, here’s a list of what we played in our main concerts over the past number of years:

2015-2016 Season

Tradition(al)! (Spring 2016)
  • Vaughan Wiliams: Sea Songs
  • Coakley: Lyric Essay
  • Harnick & Bock: Fiddler on the Roof
  • Traditional, arr. Duff: Newfoundland Folk Song (She’s Like the Swallow)
  • Grundman: An Irish Rhapsody
  • Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry
Transcriptions and Themes (March/April 2016)
  • Williams: John Williams: The Symphonic Marches
  • Brahms/Buehlman: Blessed Are They (from “Ein Deutsches Requiem”)
  • Bizet/McAlister & Reed: Carmen (Suite from the Opera)
  • De Falla/Bocook: Ritual Fire Dance
  • Bach/Reed: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Shostakovich/Erickson: Folk Dances
Folk Songs and Festive Fare (Fall 2015)
  • Strauss: Radetzky March
  • Coakley: Canadian Folk Rhapsody
  • Ticheli: Amazing Grace
  • Jutras: Three Folk Miniatures
  • Hogg: Llwyn Onn
  • Sheldon: Festive Dances
  • Anderson: A Christmas Festival

2014-15 Season

Across the Country & Around the World
  • Alvarez: Suspiros de España
  • Hogg: In Stillness
  • Ito: Fantasia Classica for Wind Ensemble
  • Yariv: The Match of Hope
  • Herberman: The Fisher Who Died In His Bed
Chamber Music & Band Classics 3
  • Carter: Overture for Winds
  • Grainger: Ye Banks and Braes O’ Bonnie Doon
  • Reed: A Festival Prelude
  • Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite
Fall 2014 – Family and Friends
  • Sousa: Untitled March
  • Arnold/Paynter: Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo
  • Milne: Auprès de ma blonde
  • Carroll: Song of Lir
  • Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera
  • Anderson: Sleigh Ride

2013–14 Season

  • Holst: First Suite in E-Flat
  • Grainger: Colonial Song
  • Calvert: Suite on Canadian Folk Songs
  • Lennon & McCartney/Sweeney: Music of the Beatles
  • Alford: Colonel Bogey
  • King/Bainum: Barnum & Bailey’s Favorite
  • Wagner/Caillet: Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral
  • Johnson: A Circus Suite
  • Williams/Custer: Theme from Schindler’s List
  • Garland/Clark: In The Mood
  • Tchaikovsky/Longfield: Nutcracker Suite
  • Anderson: A Christmas Festival
  • Chaplin/Barker: The Music of Charlie Chaplin
  • Bagley: National Emblem
  • Vaughan Williams: Flourish for Wind Band
  • Webber/Nowak: Andrew Lloyd Webber: A Symphonic Portrait
  • arr. Bobrowitz: Hava Nagila
  • Erickson: Air for Band

2012–13 Season

  • Bell: From Chaos to the Birth of a Dancing Star
  • Meechan: I.S.S. Flyover
  • Pütz: Four Sketches for Band
  • Reed: Three Revelations from the Lotus Sutra, III. Rejoicing
  • Yurko: Night Dances
  • Zdechlik: Chorale and Shaker Dance
  • Sousa: Liberty Bell
  • Rudin: Lied Ohne Worte
  • Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy (Suite adapt. Vinson)
  • Bart/Leyden: Oliver
  • Anderson: A Christmas Festival
  • Denza/Reed: Funiculi Funicula
  • Boubill et al/Barker: Selections from Les Misérables

2011–12 Season

  • Jacob: William Byrd Suite (Movements 1, 2, 5 and 6)
  • Vaughan Williams/Beeler: Rhosymedre
  • Copland: Old American Songs (Simple Gifts, The Dodger, Zion’s Walls, Ching-a-Ring-Chaw)
  • Holst: Second Suite in F
  • Holsinger: On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss
  • Fucik/Glover: Entrance of the Gladiators
  • Anderson: Sleigh Ride
  • Leigh/Erickson: Man of La Mancha
  • Von Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture
  • arr. Duff: Newfoundland Folk Song (She’s Like The Swallow)
  • Lauridsen/Reynolds: O Magnum Mysterium

2010–11 Season

'Things That Move Us'
  • Vaughan Williams: Sea Songs
  • Wagner/Votta: Trauermusik
  • Maslanka: Rollo Takes a Walk
  • Brakstad: The Old Railwaystation
  • Bennett: Suite of Old American Dances (mvmts. 1, 2, 3)
'The Retro Show'
  • Grafulla/Reeves/Fennell: Washington Grays
  • Offenbach/Isaac: Ballet Parisien
  • Anderson: The Irish Washerwoman
  • Mozart/Barnes: The Impresario (Overture)
  • Lerner & Loewe/Gordon: Excerpts from Brigadoon
  • Wood/Hawkins: Montmartre March
'An Unconventional Christmas'
  • Reed: Russian Christmas Music
  • Grainger/Goldman: Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol
  • Herbert/Clarke/Rogers: March of the Toys
  • Biebl/Cameron: Ave Maria
  • Edmondson (arr.): Christmas Recollections

2009-10 Season

  • Howe: Pentland Hills
  • Brahms/Buehlman: Blessed Are They (from “Ein Deutsches Requiem”/”A German Requiem”)
  • Chatman: Mountain Sojourn
  • Hamlisch/Edmondson: A Chorus Line, The Movie
  • Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry
  • Bratton/Yoder: Teddy Bear’s Picnic
  • Kopetz: Old Irish Song
  • Vaughan Williams: Flourish for Wind Band
  • Bach/Reed: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Nelson: Courtly Airs and Dances
  • Wilson: Odysseus and the Sirens
  • Grundman: An Irish Rhapsody

2008-09 Season

  • Holst: Second Suite in F
  • Gershwin/Lowden: Porgy and Bess
  • Arnold: Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo
  • Harnick & Bock: Fiddler on the Roof
  • Strauss: Allerseelen
  • Lavallée/Bray: O Canada
  • Claman/Cable: The Hockey Theme
  • Gayfer: Canadian Landscape
  • McAnespie: A Century of Progress
  • Chatman: Grouse Mountain Lullaby
  • Cable: Scottish Rhapsody
  • Jutras: Three Folk Miniatures
  • Birney: Riley Park (World Premiere)
  • Milne: Auprès de ma blonde

2007-08 Season

  • King: Barnum and Bailey’s Favourite
  • Carroll: Song of Lir
  • Grainger: Suite from Lincolnshire Posy
  • Reed: Greensleeves (What Child is This?)
  • Barker (arr.): Les Misérables
  • Custer: Variations on “Scarborough Fair”
  • Calvert: Suite on Canadian Folk Songs
  • Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite
  • Thurston: Festive Dances
  • Hultgren: Bright Sunlit Morning (w/vocal soloist)
  • Persichetti: Celebrations (Movements III, V and IX) (w/choirs)
  • Stamp: Chorale Prelude: Be Thou My Vision (w/choirs)