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2017

Songs of the Earth -- March 12

A Walk in the Morning Sun - Pierre LaPlante
American Riversongs - Pierre LaPlante
Appalachian Spring - Aaron Copland, arr. Robert Longfield
Canticle of the Creatures (Prologue, Brother Sun, Sister Moon and Stars, Brother Fire, Mother Earth, Epilogue) - Jim Curnow
Cloudburst - Eric Whitacre
Dusk - Steven Bryant
Earth Song - Frank Ticheli
Grand Canyon Suite - Ferde Grofe, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
Mt. Everest - Rossano Galante
Over the Rainbow - Harold Arlen, arr. Warren Barker
Snowflakes - Dancing Andrew Boysen Jr.
Sweet Sunset - Jan deHaan
What a Wonderful World - Bob Thiele, George D. Weiss, arr. Marcel Saurer

2016

Carols & Cookies -- December 11

Good Swing Wenceslas - arr. Sammy Nestico
Fantasy on a Bell Carol - Edward J. Madden
A Contemporary Christmas (Wonderful Christmastime, Feliz Navidad, This One's for the Children, Jingle-Bell Rock) - arr. Les Taylor
A Chanukah Celebration - arr David Bobrowitz, Kenneth P. Soper
Russian Christmas Music for Symphonic Band - Alfred Reed
Secret Agent Santa - Jeff Simmons
A Jubilant Christmas - arr. Paul Jennings
Do You Hear What I Hear - Regney and Shayne, arr. by John Moss
Grown-Up Christmas List - David Foster & Linda Thompson-Jenner, arr. Michael Brown
Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - JS Bach arr. by E. Leizen
The Sussex Mummers Christmas Carol - Percy Grainger

Children's Concert: The Motion of Music -- October 2

Belle of the Ball - L. Anderson
Light Cavalry Overture - arr. H. Fillmore
Oblivion - A. Piazzolla, arr. R. Longfield
The Summit - J. Moss
Powerhouse - R. Scott, arr. P. Murtha
Those Fabulous Flutes - J. Bullock
Stars and Stripes Forever - J.P. Sousa
Clarinets Allegro - F.D. Cofield
Take the "A" Train - arr. B. Lowden
Five to Go - J. Bullock
Travelin' Music - R. Sheldon
The Trombone King - K.L. King
The Great Locomotive Chase - R.W. Smith
Fantasy on American Sailing Songs - C. Grundman

Wakefield Concert on the Common -- July 14 CANCELLED

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key
Liberty Fanfare - John Williams, arr. Jim Curnow
Cajon Folk Songs (La Belle et le Capitaine, Belle) - Frank Ticheli
As Times Goes By - Herman Hupfeld, arr. Warren Barker
Pie in the Face Polka (from the motion picture The Great Race) - Henry Mancini, arr. Johnnie Vinson
Colonel Bogey (Bridge Over the River Kwai, 1957)- Kenneth Alford
Disney at the Oscars (Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Song of the South), Chim Chim Cher-ee (Mary Poppins), When You Wish Upon a Star (Pinocchio), The Bare Necessities (The Jungle Book), Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid)) - Robert M. and Robert B Sherman arr. John Moss
The Magnificent Seven (The Magnificent Seven, 1960) - Elmer Bernstein, arr. Roy Phillippe
Pink Panther - Henry Mancini, arr. Marcel Saurer
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz, 1939) - Harold Arlen, arr. Warren Barker
Mambo (from West Side Story) - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Michael Sweeney
Star Wars - The Marches - John Williams, arr. Jerry Brubaker

Mt. Hood, Melrose -- July 4

Armed Forces Medley - arr. by Lew Buckley
Liberty Fanfare - John Williams, arr. Jim Curnow
Cajon Folk Songs (La Belle et le Capitaine, Belle) - Frank Ticheli
As Times Goes By - Herman Hupfeld, arr. Warren Barker
Dixieland Jam!
(Basin Street Blues, Maple Leaf Rag, Tin Roof Blues, When the Saints Go Marching In, Bill Bailey) - arr. Bob Lowden
Pie in the Face Polka (from the motion picture The Great Race) - Henry Mancini, arr. Johnnie Vinson
Disney at the Oscars (Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Song of the South), Chim Chim Cher-ee (Mary Poppins), When You Wish Upon a Star (Pinocchio), The Bare Necessities (The Jungle Book), Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid)) - Robert M. and Robert B Sherman arr. John Moss
Colonel Bogey (Bridge Over the River Kwai, 1957)- Kenneth Alford
The Magnificent Seven (The Magnificent Seven, 1960) - Elmer Bernstein, arr. Roy Phillippe
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz, 1939) - Harold Arlen, arr. Warren Barker
Mambo (from West Side Story) - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Michael Sweeney
Pink Panther - Henry Mancini, arr. Marcel Saurer

Star Wars - The Marches - John Williams, arr. Jerry Brubaker

America the Beautiful – Samuel Augustus Ward, Arranged by Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

Andover -- July 4

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key
Liberty Fanfare - John Williams, arr. Jim Curnow
Cajon Folk Songs (La Belle et le Capitaine, Belle) - Frank Ticheli
As Times Goes By - Herman Hupfeld, arr. Warren Barker
Mambo (from West Side Story) - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Michael Sweeney
Pie in the Face Polka (from the motion picture The Great Race) - Henry Mancini, arr. Johnnie Vinson
Disney at the Oscars (Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Song of the South), Chim Chim Cher-ee (Mary Poppins), When You Wish Upon a Star (Pinocchio), The Bare Necessities (The Jungle Book), Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid)) - Robert M. and Robert B Sherman arr. John Moss
Colonel Bogey (Bridge Over the River Kwai, 1957)- Kenneth Alford
The Magnificent Seven (The Magnificent Seven, 1960) - Elmer Bernstein, arr. Roy Phillippe
Dixieland Jam!
(Basin Street Blues, Maple Leaf Rag, Tin Roof Blues, When the Saints Go Marching In, Bill Bailey) - arr. Bob Lowden
Pink Panther - Henry Mancini, arr. Marcel Saurer

Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz, 1939) - Harold Arlen, arr. Warren Barker
Star Wars - The Marches - John Williams, arr. Jerry Brubaker

Armed Forces Medley - arr. by Lew Buckley
America the Beautiful – Samuel Augustus Ward, Arranged by Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

Spring into Summer - June 5

Cajon Folk Songs (La Belle et le Capitaine, Belle) - Frank Ticheli
Riverdance (Wellspring Theme, Women of the Sidhe, Riverdance Finale)- Bill Whelan, arr. Carl Strommen
Liberty Fanfare - John Williams, arr. Jim Curnow
Lincolnshire Posy (Lisbon (Sailor's Song), Horkstow Grange (The Miser and his Man: A local Tragedy), Rufford Park Poachers, The Brisk Young Sailor (who returned to wed his True Love), Lord Melbourne (War Song), The Lost Lady Found (Dance Song)) - Percy Aldridge Grainger
Pie in the Face Polka (from the motion picture The Great Race) - Henry Mancini, arr. Johnnie Vinson
Second Suite for Military Band in F Major (March, Song Without Words I'll Love My Love, Song of the Blacksmith) - Gustav Holst
The Pirates of Penzance (selections from Arthur Sullivan's melodramatic opera) - Arthur Sullivan

Songs of the Silver Screen - March 13

20th Century Fox Fanfare - A. Newman, arr. P. Defeudie, ed. A. Turcotte
Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001: A Space Odessey, 1968) - Richard Strauss arr. Robert Longfield
Beyond The Sea (Finding Nemo, Goodfellows)- Robbie Williams, arr. Frank Bernaerts
Colonel Bogey (Bridge Over the River Kwai, 1957)- Kenneth Alford
Disney at the Oscars (Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Song of the South), Chim Chim Cher-ee (Mary Poppins), When You Wish Upon a Star (Pinocchio), The Bare Necessities (The Jungle Book), Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid)) - Robert M. and Robert B Sherman arr. John Moss
John Williams: Fantasy of Flight (Adventures on Earth (E.T.), Hedwig's Theme (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone), Duel of the Fates (Star Wars Episode I), Star Wars Theme) - John Williams, arr. Robert W. Smith

I've Had the Time of My Life (Dirty Dancing, 1987) - Previte, Denicola, Markowitz, arr. Marcel Saurer
I Will Always Love You
(The Bodyguard, 1992) - Dolly Parton, arr. John Glenesk Mortimer
The Magnificent Seven
(The Magnificent Seven, 1960) - Elmer Bernstein, arr. Roy Phillippe
Theme from New York, New York (New York, New York, 1977) - John Kander/Fred Ebb, Arr. Ted Parson
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz, 1939) - Harold Arlen, arr. Warren Barker
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (After a Ballad by Goethe)- Paul Duke, arr. Erik WG Leidzen
James Bond Suite (I James Bond Theme, III For Your Eyes Only, IV Goldfinger) - M. Norman, M. Leeson, B. Conti, J. Barry, arr. Frank Erickson
As Times Goes By - Herman Hupfeld, arr. Warren Barker
Pink Panther - Henry Mancini, arr. Marcel Saurer

2015

Carols & Cookies - December 13

Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson
The Wexford Carol - arr. Anne McGinty
Christmas from the '50s (Jingle Bell Rock, Frosty the Snowman, The Christmas Waltz, Home for the Holidays) - arr. Douglas E. Wagner
And All the Bells on Earth Shall Ring (I Saw Three Ships, Ding! Dong! Merrily on High, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Ukrainian Bell Carol) - arr. Douglas E. Wagner
Feliz Navidad - Jose Feliciano, arr. Tom Wallace
Rocky Point Holiday - Ron Nelson
Christmas Sing-Along (Angels We Have Heard On High, I Saw Three Ships, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Away in a Manger) - David Lovrien
An American Christmas (Toy Solders, Rock Ye Merry Gentlemen, Jingle Bells Forever) - arr. Robert W. Smith
Three Moods of Hanukkah - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Overture to a Winter Festival - James Curnow

Children's Concert - October 4

Dixieland Jam! (Basin Street Blues, Maple Leaf Rag, Tin Roof Blues, When the Saints Go Marching In, Bill Bailey) - arr. Bob Lowden
New York Hippodrome - John Philip Sousa, arr. Keith Brion
An American in Paris - George Gershwin, arr. John Krance
Mambo (from West Side Story) - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Michael Sweeney
Scenes from "The Louvre" (Mvts I, II, III, V) - Norman Dello Joio
Sheltering Sky - John Mackey
Star Wars - The Marches - John Williams, arr. Jerry Brubaker

Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa
A Day at the Fair - James Curnow

Andover -- July 4

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key
A Jubilant Overture – Alfred Reed
Military Suite in F – Holst
Shenandoah – Frank Tichelli
National Game - John Philip Sousa
Symphonic Highlights from Frozen - Arranged by Stephen Bulla
Folk Dances – Shostakovich
Strike up the Band- Gershwin
In the Mood – Joe Garland, arranged by Andy Clark
St. Louis Blues - W.C. Handy, arranged by Jerry Nowak
Blue Moon – Gershwin
Golden Age of Broadway – Richard Rodgers, Arranged by John Moss
The Cowboys - John Williams, arranged by Jim Curnow
America – Leonard Bernstein, Arranged by Michael Brown
Armed Forces Medley - arr. by Lew Buckley
America the Beautiful – Samuel Augustus Ward, Arranged by Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever – John Philip Sousa

Mount Hood -- July 4

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key
Armed Forces Medley – Arranged by Lew Buckley
A Jubilant Overture – Alfred Reed
Shenandoah – Frank Tichelli
National Game – John Philip Sousa
Symphonic Highlights from Frozen – Arranged by Stephen Bulla
The Cowboys - John Williams, arranged by Jim Curnow
Strike up the Band - George Gershwin, arranged by Warren Barker
In the Mood - Joe Garland, arranged by Andy Clark
St. Louis Blues - W.C. Handy, arranged by Jerry Nowak
Blue Moon, Jack Austin Trombone Soloist – Richard Rodgers, Arranged by Warren Barker
Golden Age of Broadway – Richard Rodgers, Arranged by John Moss
America – Leonard Bernstein, Arranged by Michael Brown
America the Beautiful – Samuel Augustus Ward, Arranged by Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever – John Philip Sousa

Made in America -- March 15

Strike Up the Band – George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Warren Barker
An American Elegy (composed in memory & honor of Columbine High School)– Frank Ticheli
The National Game – John Philip Sousa , arr. Keith Brion
Lincoln Portrait – Aaron Copland
The Cowboys (from the movie "The Cowboy and the Girl") – John Williams, arr. Jim Curnow -- Intermission -- In The Mood (based on Glenn Miller arrangement) – Joe Garland, arr. Andy Clark
American Jazz Suite – Allen Vizzutti
St. Louis Blues – W.C. Handy, arr. Jerry Nowak
Blue Moon – Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, arr. Warren Barker
Shenandoah – Frank Ticheli
The Golden Age of Broadway (the musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein II) – Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers, arr. John Moss

 

2014

Carols and Cookies -- December 14

Bells - Ian McDougal
The Eighth Candle
- Steve Reisteter
Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson
The Bells of Christmas - Robert Longfield
Minor Alterations (Christmas Through the Looking Glass) - David Lovrien
Ancient Carol Variants
(God Bless Ye Merry Gentlemen) - arr. Chris Bernotas
The Night Before Christmas
(narrated by Ernie Stevens) - Randol Alan Bass
Auld Lang Syne
- arr Chip Davis, Robert Longfield
Fantasia on "Greensleeves" - Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr Douglas E Wagner
A Fireside Christmas (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, I'll Be Home For Christmas, Frosty the Snow Man, Winder Wonderland, The Christmas Song)- arr Sammy Nestico

Holiday Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society -- December 13

Ancient Carol Variants (God Bless Ye Merry Gentlemen) - arr. Chris Bernotas
Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
- Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr Douglas E Wagner
Minor Alterations (Christmas Through the Looking Glass) - David Lovrien
A Fireside Christmas (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, I'll Be Home For Christmas, Frosty the Snow Man, Winder Wonderland, The Christmas Song)- arr Sammy Nestico
Sleigh Ride (with Chorus) - Leroy Anderson
Hallelujah Chorus
(with Chorus) - Handel, arr. Johnson

Children's Concert: The Power of Music -- October 5

Symphonic Highlights from FROZEN - arr Stephen Bulla
Russion Sailor's Dance
- Reinhold Gliere, transcribed by EWG Leidzen
Sandpaper Ballet - Leory Anderson
The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa
Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Ernie Stevens - Sergei Prokofiev, arr Jim Curnow
Amazing Grace - Frank Ticheli
Children's March "Over the Hills and Far Away" - Percy Aldridge Grainger, revised by Frank Erickson
La Peri - Paul Dukas, arr Robert Longfield

Andover Common -- July 4

Star Spangled Banner
Entry of the Gladiators - Fucik
Bolero - Ravel
Down a Country Lane - Aaron Copland
Clowns - Philip Parker
Clarinets Allegro - Cofield
Italian Holiday - Robert Longfield
His Honor - Henry Filmore /ed. Fennel
Porgy and Bess - Gershwin
String of Pearls - Jerry Gray
Begin the Beguine - Cole Porter
Sinatra - arr. Stephen Bulla
Robin Hood Prince of Thieves - Michael Kamen, Arr. Paul Lavender
Star Spangled Spectacular - Cohan, arranged by Cacavas
Armed Forces Medley - arr. by Lew Buckley
America the Beautiful - arranged by Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever - J. P. Sousa


Mt. Hood -- July 4

Star Spangled Banner
Armed Forces Medley - arr. by Lew Buckley
Entry of the Gladiators - Fucik
Clowns - Philip Parker
Down a Country Lane -Aaron Copland
Clarinets Allegro - Cofield
Italian Holiday - Robert Longfield
His Honor - Henry Filmore /ed. Fennel
Porgy and Bess - Gershwin
Someone to Watch Over Me - Gershwin (Carissa , vocalist)
String of Pearls - Jerry Gray
Begin the Beguine - Cole Porter
Sinatra - arr. Stephen Bulla
Robin Hood Prince of Thieves - Michael Kamen, Arr. Paul Lavender
Star Spangled Spectacular - Cohan, arranged by Cacavas
America the Beautiful - arranged by Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever - J. P. Sousa

Stoneham -- June 26

Star Spangled Banner
Entry of the Gladiators - Fucik
Bolero - Ravel
Down a Country Lane - Aaron Copland
Clowns - Philip Parker
Clarinets Allegro - Cofield
Italian Holiday - Robert Longfield
His Honor - Henry Filmore /ed. Fennel
Porgy and Bess - Gershwin
String of Pearls - Jerry Gray
Begin the Beguine - Cole Porter
Sinatra - arr. Stephen Bulla
Robin Hood Prince of Thieves - Michael Kamen, Arr. Paul Lavender
America the Beautiful - arranged by Carmen Dragon

Festival of Bands - June 14

Toccata Marziale - Ralph Vaughn Williams
Illyrian Dances - Guy Woolfenden
Csardas, Lynda Fish, Accordion- Vittorio Monti, Arranged by Marc Reift
Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral - Richard Wagner, Arr. Lucien Calliet
Clarinets Allegro - Frank Cofield
Robin Hood Prince of Thieves - Michael Kamen, Arr. Paul Lavender

Romance and Roses -- March 22 & 23

Overture to the Marriage of Figaro – Mozart (Slocum)
Symphony No. 2 Movement II – Howard Hanson
O Luce di Quest’ Anima – Donizetti (vocal Solo)
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini (vocal Solo)
Tango Fuego – Thomas (Accordion solo)
Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral – Wagner

String of Pearls – Jerry Gray, arr. Wasson
Begin the Beguine – Cole Porter
Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers arr. Richard Newman
Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis, arr. Frank Bernaerts
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Freddie Mercury arr. Andrea Ravizza

Italian Holiday – Robert Longfield
Bolero – Maurice Ravel (arr. Jay Bocook)
Someone to Watch Over Me – arr. Warren Barker
Phantom of the Opera – Andrew Lloyd Weber
Sinatra – arr. Stephen Bulla

2013

Holiday Pops / Cookies & Carols -- December 14 & 15

Festive Fanfare for the Holidays: Joy to the World - James Curnow
A Christmas Intrada – Alfred Reed
March of the Toys – Victor Herbert arr. Mark Rodger
Angels from the Realm of Glory – arr. Robert Smith
A Hanukkah Festival – Chris Bernotoas
Toboggan Ride – Stan Applebaum
Grown Up Christmas List – arr. Michael Brown (Vocal Solo)
Christmas Bells Overture – Douglas Wagner
Concert Suite from "The Polar Express" – Jerry Brubaker
A Most Wonderful Christmas – Robert Sheldon
A Holiday Sing-Along – arr. by Audrey Snyder and John Moss
Hallelujah Chorus (with Chorus) - Handel, arr. Johnson

 

Chords for Kids: The ABC's of Music -- October 6

The Sound of Music
America
Flute Cocktail
Clarinets Allegro
- Cofield
The Mother Hubbard March
- John Philip Sousa
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves - Michael Kamen, Arr. Paul Lavender
Down a Country Lane
- Aaron Copland

A Celtic Celebration -- March 16 & 17

Irish Tune from County Derry -- Percy Grainger
Kirkpatrick Fanfare --
Andrew Boysen, Jr.
The Irish Washerwoman --
Leroy Anderson
Highland Celebration -- Alan Lee Silva
The Lark in the Clear Air --
Clifton Taylor
The Minstrel Boy --
Leroy Anderson
The Jig is Up -- Daniel Kallman
Riverdance --
Bill Whelan, arr Carl Strommen
The Rakes of Mallow -- Leroy Anderson
Mannin Veen -- Haydn Wood
A Longford Legend --
Robert Sheldon

2012

Holiday Concerts -- Dec. 8 & 9

Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson
Dies Natalis – Howard Hanson
It Must Be Christmas Eve – Rene Pfister, vocalist
Mary’s Boy Child – Sparke
Rhapsody for Hanukkah -- Stephen Bulla
Petersburger Schlittenfahrt – Richard Eilenberg, arr. John Mortimer

Christmas in the Round – arranged by Robert Smith
Tidings (Handbells and Band) – arranged by D. Wagner
Go Tell it on the Mountain – arr. Jay Dawson
Christmas Sing-a-Long
White Christmas – Irving Berlin, arr. Bennett
Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring – Bach arr. by E. Leizen
Hallelujah Chorus
– G.F. Handel, arr. Clair W. Johnson

Summer

Star Spangled Banner -- arr. by John Philip Sousa
Commando March -- Samuel Barber
The Blue and the Gray -- Clare Grundman
Hymn to the Fallen -- John Williams, arr. Paul Lavender
At Ease -- Matt Conaway
Salute to Bob Hope -- arr. Warren Barker
The Road to Morocco, Moonlight Becomes You, Buttons and Bows, Two Sleepy People, Thanks for the Memory
Colonel Bogey -- Kenneth Alford
TV Show Medley
Hogan's Herores March, McHale's Navy, M*A*S*H, The A Team, Theme from JAG
Miss Saigon -- -- Claude-Michel Schonberg, arr. Warren Barker
The Heat Is On In Saigon, Sun and Moon, Morning of the Dragon, The Last Night of the World, The American Dream, I Still Believe

God Bless the USA -- Lee Greenwood, arr. Roger Holmes
Stars and Stripes Forever -- John Phillip Sousa

Salute to the Troops -- March 24 & 25

Armed Forces Medley -- arr. Lewis J. Buckley
Proudly We Hail, A Setting of Our National Anthem -- JS Smith, arr. Brian Balmages
The Blue and the Gray, Civil War Suite -- Clare Grundman
Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan -- John Williams, arr. Paul Lavender
At Ease! (Trumpet Trio) -- Matt Conaway
Ballad of the Green Berets (Rene Pfister, vocals)
Commando March -- Samuel Barber
American Patrol -- for Wind Band, arr. Scott Richards
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (featuring vocal trio, UUTunes)
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (UUTunes)
Salute to Bob Hope -- arr. Warren Barker
The Road to Morocco, Moonlight Becomes You, Buttons and Bows, Two Sleepy People, Thanks for the Memory
Minnie The Moocher (Rene Pfister, vocals) -- Cab Calloway, Irving Mills & Clarence Gaskill, arr. Giancarol Gazzani
Miss Saigon -- Claude-Michel Schonberg, arr. Warren Barker
The Heat Is On In Saigon, Sun and Moon, Morning of the Dragon, The Last Night of the World, The American Dream, I Still Believe
TV Show Medley
Hogan's Herores March, McHale's Navy, M*A*S*H, The A Team, Theme from JAG
God Bless the USA (Rene Pfister, vocals) -- Lee Greenwood, arr. Roger Holmes
Battle Hymn of the Republic -- arr. Roy Ringwald

 

2011

Holiday Concerts -- Dec. 10 & 11
different music selected for each concert

The Bells of Christmas, Robert Longfield
Christmas Sing-Along, David Lovrien
Good Swing Wenceslas, arr. Sammy Nestico
Have Yoursef a Merry Little Christmas, Hugh Marin & Ralph Blane, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
In the Bleak Midwinter, Gustav Holst, arr. Robert W. Smith
Old Brenton Carol, Mvt 3 from Holst Winter Suite, Gustave Holst, arr. Robert W. Smith
On This Day Earth Shall Ring, Mvt 1 from Holst Winter Suite, Gustav Holst, arr. Robert W. Smith
Overture to a Winter Festival, James Curnow
Secret Agent Santa, Jeff Simmons
Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson
Three Moods of Hanukkah, arr. Lennie Nehaus
Hallelujah Chorus by Handel (w/Chorus)
Stille Nach, Frans Gruber, arr. de Haan
The Sussex Mummers Christmas Carol, Percy Grainger, arr. Goldman

Summer 2011

Star Spangled Banner, arr. by John Philip Sousa
American Overture for Band, by Joseph Willcox Jenkins
Lincolnshire Posy (I. Lisbon, II. Harkstow Grange, VI. Lost Lady Found), by Percy Grainger
Serenata, Leroy Anderson
Beyond The Sea (Rene Pfister, vocal soloist), Robbie Williams, arr. Frank Bernaerts
Satchmo, arr. Ted Ricketts
Wicked, Stephen Schwartz, arr. Michael Brown
John Williams in Concert, arr. Paul Lavender

Magnificent Seven, Elmer Bernstein, arr. Roy Phillippe
That Old Hound Dog Rag, Randall D. Standridge
Put On A Happy Face (Rene Pfister, vocal soloist), Charles Strouse
Music of the Beatles, arr. Michael Sweeny
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden
America the Beautiful, Samuel Augustus Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever, John Phillip Sousa

Spring Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society -- May 21

Clebration Overture - Paul Creston
Lincolnshire Posy - Percy Grainger
Cloudburst - Eric Whitacre
Oklahoma - Rogers and Hammerstein

Andrew Lloyd Weber Medley
America, the Beautiful, by August Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon

The MCB Musical Variety Show: A Tribute to Ed Sullivan -- March 19-20

Magnificent Seven - Elmer Bernstein/arr. Roy Phillippe
Sabre Dance (juggler, Alex O'Brien Feldman) - Aram Khachaturian/arr. Jack Bullock
Wicked (No One Mourns the Wicked, Dancing Through Life, No Good Deed, For Good, Defying Gravity)- Stephen Schwartz/arr.Jay Bocock
Immer Kleiner (clarinet solo, Jim Foltz) - Adole Schreiner
Satchmo - arr. Ted Ricketts
Serenade for a Picket Fence (mallet trio) - Norman Leyden
Serenata - Leroy Anderson
Beyond The Sea (vocals, Rene Pfister) - Robbie Williams/arr. Frank Bernaerts
Les Miserables - arr. Warren Barker

Ride of the Valkyries - Richard Wagner/arr. Robert Longfield
Music of the Beatles - arr. Michael Sweeny
Put On A Happy Face (vocal, Rene Pfister) - Charles Strouse
Csardas (accordion soloist, Lynda Fish) - Vittorio Monti/arr. Marc Reift
Memory (vocal, Jean Nigro) - Andrew Lloyd Webber/arr. John Mortimer
A Tribute to Elvis - arr. James Christensen
Down with Love (vocals, Jean Nigro & Rene Pfister) - Harold Arlen/arr. Lars Erik Gudim
John Williams in Concert - arr. Paul Lavender

2010

Chords for Kids -- Oct. 10

Amazing Grace by Frank Ticheli
Bugler's Holiday by Leroy Anderson, arr. Michael Edwards
Bumble Bones based on The Arkansas Traveler, No Place Like Home, The Flight of the Bumblebee by Mike Hannickel
Clarinet Candy by Leroy Anderson
The Cluster, Fluster, Bluster March by David R. Holsinger
Disney Razzamatazz (Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah, Eglantine, A Spoonful of Suger, Fortuosity, I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song), Friend Like Me) by arr. James Christensen
Flight of the Flutes by James D. Ployhar
Mexican Folk Song Fantasy (Percussion Gone Buggy) by Joseph Compello
Pirates of the Caribbean Symphonic Suite (The Medallion Calls, The Black Pearl, To the Pirate's Cave, One Last Shot, He's A Pirate) by Klaus Badelt, arr. John Wasson
Serenade for a Picket Fence by Norman Leyden
The Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Tuba Tiger Rag by Harry DeCosta, arr. Luther Henderson

Summer 2010

America, The Beautiful by August Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon
An American Songbook (Ching a Ring Chaw, Sing Low Sweet Chariot, I'm Goin' Away, Cindy, Shenandoah, Red River Valley, When The Saints Go Marching In, Good Night Ladies) by Douglas Wagner
Americans We by Henry Fillmore, arr. Frederick Fennell
Armed Forces Salute (The Caisson Song, Semper Paratus, Marine’s Hymn, The U.S. Air Force, Anchors Aweigh), arr. Bob Lowden
Beer Barrel Polka by Lew Brown, Wladimir A. Timm and Jaromir Vejvoda, arr. Briegel
Benny Goodman: The King of Swing (Let's Dance, Stompin' at the Savoy, Moonglow, Sing, Sing, Sing), arr. Paul Murtha
Blue Tango by Leroy Anderson
Chorale and Alleluia by Howard Hanson
Danzon by Leonard Bernstein, arr. John Krance
God Bless America by Irving Berlin, arr. Cofield
I Got Rhythm by Geroge Gershwin, arr. John Mortimer
Let's Twist Again by Kal Mann, David Appell, arr. by Ted Parson
Mack The Knife (vocals by Rene Pfister), Weill/Brecht/Blitzstein, arr. Marcel Saurer/ Norman Tailor
Misty (trombone feature Jack Austin), by E. Garner/M. Peeters
Moonlight Serenade, by Glenn Miller, arr. by Jerome Thomas
My Fair Lady by Alan Jay Lerner, arr. by C. Paul Herfurth
Overture for Winds by Charles Carter
Pastorale by Clifton Williams
Semper Fidelis March by John Philip Sousa
The Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
A String of Pearls, by Jerry Gray, arr. by John Wasson
Suite of Old American Dances (Cake Walk, Schottische, Western One-Step, Wallflower Waltz and Rag), by Robert Russell Bennett
Sway (vocals by Rene Pfister), by Pablo Beltran Ruiz, Demetrio Traconis Molina, words by Norman Gimbel, arr. by Andrea Ravizza
Selections from West Side Story (I Feel Pretty, Maria, Something's Coming, Tonight, One Hand One Heart, Cool, America) by Leonard Bernstein, arr. W.J.Duthoit

Spring Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society -- May 8

Pastorale by Clifton Williams
Overture for Winds by Charles Carter
Chorale and Alleluia by Howard Hanson
West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein

with the Choral Society:
An Americana Songbook (Ching a Ring Chaw; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; I'm Goin' Away; Cindy; Shenandoah; Red River Valley; When the Saints Go Marching In; and Good Night, Ladies) by Douglas E. Wagner
America, The Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward, arr. by Carmen Dragon

Shall We Dance? Celebrating the Music That Moves Us -- March 20-21

Concert Pieces

Shall We Dance from "The King and I" by Rodgers and Hammerstein, arr. by Robert Russell Bennett
Suite of Old American Dances (Cake Walk, Schottische, Western One-Step, Wallflower Waltz and Rag), by Robert Russell Bennett
Danzon, by Leonard Bernstein, arr. by John Krance
Hoe Down from "Rodeo" by Aaron Copland, arr. by Mark Rogers
I Could Have Danced All Night from "My Fair Lady" by Alan Jay Lerner, arr. by C. Paul Herfurth

Dance Pieces

Fast Swing - A String of Pearls, by Jerry Gray, arr. by John Wasson
Slow Swing - Moonlight Serenade, by Glenn Miller, arr. by Jerome Thomas
Latin - Sway (vocals by Rene Pfister), by Pablo Beltran Ruiz, Demetrio Traconis Molina, words by Norman Gimbel, arr. by Andrea Ravizza
Rock - Let's Twist Again, Kal Mann/David Appell, arr. by Ted Parson
Polka - Beer Barrel Polka, Lew Brown, Wladimir A. Timm and Jaromir Vejvoda
Group Dance - Hava Nagila, arr. by Willy Hautvast
Ballad - Misty (trombone feature), by E. Garner/M. Peeters
Mack The Knife (vocals by Rene Pfister), Weill/Brecht/Blitzstein, arr. Marcel Saurer/ Norman Tailor

Featured Dance Pieces

Mambo Cubano (Latin) featuring dancers Kelley & Fitz
Audience Competition Pieces: Blue Tango by Leroy Anderson, Waltz of the Flowers from "The Nutcracker Suite" by Peter Tschaikowsky, arr. by Clair W. Johnson and Sing, Sing, Sing by Benny Goodman

2009

Holiday Concert - Dec. 5, 2009

The Eighth Candle by Steve Reisteter
Variants on a Mediaeval Tune by Norman Dello Joio
Christmas Day,
A Fantasy of Old Carols by Gustav Holst
A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
The Night Before Christmas by Randol Alan Bass
Hallelujah Chorus by Handel (w/Chorus)

Summer Concerts

The Star-Spangled Banner, arr. by John Philip Sousa
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden
The Caisson Song, Semper Paratus, Marine’s Hymn, The U.S. Air Force, Anchors Aweigh
Seventy Six Trombones, Meredith Willson, Arr. by Leroy Anderson/Jay Bocook
Hymn to New England, John Williams, Adapted by Paul Lavender
Light Calvary Overture, F. von Suppe, Arr. Henry Fillmore
On the Mall, Edwin Franko Goldman
God Bless America
The Washington Post, John Philip Sousa, ed. Frederick Fennell
The Sound of Music, Richard Rogers, Arr. Russell Bennett
The Sound of Music, How Can Love Survive – The Lonely Goatherd – My Favorite Things – Sixteen, Going on Seventeen – So Long Farewell – Do, Ré, Mi –Edelweiss – An Ordinary Couple –No Way to Stop It – Maria – Climb Ev’ry Mountain
What a Wonderful World, Bob Thiele/George D. Weiss, Arr. Marcel Saurer
Hollywood!, arr. Warren Barker
Thanks for the Memory – Theme from Star Trek the Motion Picture – Moon River – Never on a Sunday – Over the Rainbow – Raiders March
New York New York, John Kander/Fred Ebb, Arr. Ted Parson
Star Spangled Spectacular, George M. Cohan, Arr. John Cacavas
Mary’s a Grand Old Name – Give My Regards to Broadway – Forty Five Minutes from Broadway – Yankee Doodle Dandy – You’re a Grand Old Flag
America, the Beautiful, Samuel Augustus Ward,l arr. Carmen Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever, John Phillip Sousa
The Rifle Regiment, John Philip Sousa
The Wrong Note Rag (from Wonderful Town), L. Bernstein, arr. Ted Ricketts
Old Home Days, Suite for Band, Charles E. Ives, arr. Jonathan Elkus
Over the Rainbow, Harold Arlen, arr. Warren Barker
Ye Banks and Braes, Percy Grainger
American River Songs, Pierre la Plante
Summertime, George Gershwin/Calvin Custer
Klaxon, Henry Fillmore
A Symphonic Portrait of Irving Berlin, Irving Berlin, arr. Hawley Ades

Spring Pops Concert -- May 9

Battle Hymn of the Republic, arr. Roy Ringwald
Dry Your Tears, Afrika, John Williams, arr. Paul Lavendar
Carousel, Rodgers & Hammerstein, arr. Eric Leidzen
Selections from Chicago, Kander & Ebb, arr. Ted Ricketts
The Sound of Music, Rodger & Hammerstein, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
America, West Side Story, Sondheim & Bernstein, arr. Michael Brown
New York, New York, Kander & Ebb, arr. Ted Parson
What a Wonderful World, Thiele, Weiss, arr. Marcel Saurer
Galop, Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Donald Hunsberger
A Hymn to New England, John Williams, arr. Paul Lavendar

Around the World in 80 Minutes -- March 21 & 22
Circling the Globe Through the Music of Broadway and the Movies

Around the World in 80 Days – Victor Young, arr. John Glenesk Mortimer
A Hymn to New England – John Williams, arr. Paul Lavender
America from West Side Story – Stephen Sondheim & Leonard Bernstein, arr. Michael Brown
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina – Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice, arr. Norman Tailor
Dry Your Tears, Afrika – John Williams, arr. Paul Lavender
Lawrence of Arabia – Maurice Jarre, arr. John Glenesk Mortimer
As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld, arr. Warren Barker
Man of La Mancha – Joe Darion & Mitch Leigh, arr. Frank Erickson
Sound of Music, The – Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
Fiddler On the Roof, Highlights from – Jerry Bock, arr. John Warrington
King and I, The – Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
South Pacific – Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers, arr. R. Mark Rogers
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Harold Arlen
Chicago, Selections from – Fred Ebb & John Kander, arr. Ted Ricketts
New York, New York – John Kander & Fred Ebb, arr. Ted Parson
Carousel – Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers, arr. Eric Leidzen
What A Wonderful World – Bob Thiele & George D. Weiss, arr. Marcel Saurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008

Children's Concert Oct. 5 & 19

Meet the Band -- Feldstein and Clark (narrated by Billy Garrison)
Carnival of the Animals -- Saint Saens, arr. Bocook
Introduction and Royal March of the Lions, The Elephant, Fossils, Finale
Jurrasic Park Soundtrack Highlights -- arr. Lavender
Light Calvary -- Von Suppe arr. Fillmore
Stars and Stripes -- Sousa
Lion King Soundtrack Highlights -- arr. Custer
This Land, Circle of Life, Can You Fell the Love Tonight, Hakuna Matata
Galop -- Shostakovich arr. Hunsberger

Summer Concerts

Star Spangled Banner - Smith
Strike Up The Band - George Gershwin
Flores De Espana, panish Paso doble - arr. John Edmondson
Swings the Thing - Barker
Take the A Train - Moss
Someone to Watch Over Me - Barker
12th St. Rag - Bowman
Irving Berlins Songs for America - Swearington

National Emblem - E.G. Bagley
Richard Rogers Symphonic Portrait - arr. Frank Erickson
In the Mood - Joe Garland arr. Andy Clark
Benny Goodman King of Swing - arr. Paul Murtha
Armed Forces Salute - arr. Bob Lowden
Star Spangled Spectacular, The Music of George M. Cohan - arr. John Cacavas
Stars and Stripes March - J.P. Sousa

June 7 Festival of Bands

Firework
Chorale and Shaker Dance -- John P. Zdechlik
March of the Belgian Paratroopers -- Pierre Leemans arr. Charles A. Wiley
Tribute to Stephen Foster -- arr. Sammy Nestico
A Longford Legend -- Robert Sheldon
Suite in B Flat (March only) - Gordon Jacob

May 12th Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

Strike Up the Band, Ira & George Gershwin, arr. Warrn Barker
Tribute to Stephen Foster -- Pierre Leemans arr. Charles A. Wiley
In The Mood -- Glenn Miller, Joe Garland, arr. Andy Clark
Benny Goodman: The King of Swing (Let's Dance, Stompin' at the Savoy, Moonglow, Sing, Sing, Sing) -- arr. Paul Murtha
Buglers Holiday

with the Chorus:
Why We Sing
Over the Rainbow
Let Freedom Ring
, arr. Keith Christopher and John Moss

March 15 & 16 - The Golden Age of Radio II: Steppin' Out

Themes Like Old Times (Alexander's Ragtime Band, Peg O' My Heart, I Want a Girl, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, 12th Street Rag) -- arr. Warren Barker
In The Mood -- Glenn Miller, Joe Garland, arr. Andy Clark
Star Dust -- words by Mitchell Parish, music by Hoagy Carmichael, arr. Warren Barker
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) -- words & musicy by Duke Ellington & Irving Mills, arr. John Moss
Embraceable You -- music & lyrics by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin, arr. Warren Barker
A Salute to Spike Jones (Cocktails For Two, Chloe, Poet And Peasant Overture) -- arr. Calvin Custer
T.D.'s Boogie Woogie -- Tommy Dorsey & Deane Kincaide, arr. Andy Clark
Salute to Bob Hope (The Road to Morocco, Moonlight Becomes You, Buttons and Bows, Two Sleepy People, Thanks For the Memory) -- arr. Warren Barker
But Not For Me -- music & lyrics by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin, arr. Warren Barker
Puttin' On The Ritz -- Irving Berlin, arr. Jerry Nowak
A String of Pearls -- music by Jerry Gray, arr. John Wasson
Take The 'A' Train -- words & music by Billy Strayhorn & The Delta Rhythm Boys, arr. by Bob Lowden
Swing's the Thing (Night Train, I've Heard That Song Before, Don't Get Around Much Anymore) -- arr. Warren Barker
Benny Goodman: The King of Swing (Let's Dance, Stompin' at the Savoy, Moonglow, Sing, Sing, Sing) -- arr. Paul Murtha

2007

December 15th Holiday Concert with First Baptist Church

Overture to a Winter Festival -- James Curnow
Once in David's City -- Jack Bullock
A Longford Legend -- Robert Sheldon
Mary's Boy Child -- arr. Philip Sparke
Rhapsody for Hanukkah -- Stephen Bulla
Fantasia for Christmas "The Ukrainian Bell Carol" -- arr. Elliot Del Borgo
A Jubilant Christmas -- Joyce Eilers and Paul Jennings
Hallelujah Chorus from "The Messiah" -- G.F. Handel, arr. Clair W. Johnson

December 8th Holiday Concert with Wakefield Choral Society

Overture to a Winter Festival -- James Curnow
A Longford Legend -- Robert Sheldon
Mary's Boy Child -- arr. Philip Sparke
Rhapsody for Hanukkah -- Stephen Bulla
Fantasia for Christmas "The Ukrainian Bell Carol" -- arr. Elliot Del Borgo

With the Wakefield Choral Society:

Here We Come A-Caroling -- Douglas E. Wagner
When You Believe -- Stephen Schwartz, arr. Audry Snyder and John Moss
Hallelujah Chorus from "The Messiah" -- G.F. Handel, arr. Clair W. Johnson

September 16th Children's Concert

Robin Hood Prince of Thieves -- arr. Paul Lavender
Pictures At An Exhibition (Hut of the Baba-Yaga) -- M. Moussorgsky, arr. Erik W.G. Leidsen
A Longford Legend (A Collection of Irish Street Ballads) -- Robert Sheldon
A Night on Bald Mountain -- M. Moussorgsky, arr. Maurice Gardner
William Tell Overture -- Gioacchino Antonio Rossini arr. Erik Leidzen
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban -- John Williams, arr. Michael Story
The Liberty Bell march -- John Philip Sousa

Summer Concert Series - On the Street Where You Live

On the Square -- Frank A. Panella, arr. Loras John Schissel
The Liberty Bell march -- John Philip Sousa
United We Stand -- arr. Sally K. Albrecht & Jay Althouse, scored for band by John O'Reilly
A Salute to New York City (New, York, New York; Give My Regards to Broadway; Forty-Second Street; The Sidewalks of New York) -- arr. Jack Bullock
On the Esplanade from Bostonia Suite -- Keith Crosby Brown, arr. Howard E. Akers
My Fair Lady -- Lerner & Loewe, arr. C. Paul Herfurth
On the Mall -- Edwin Franko Goldman
Main Street Celebration -- Steven Reineke
Twelfth Street Rag -- Euday Bowman arr. Lloyd Conley
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden
The Star-Spangled Banner -- John Philip Sousa
The Stars and Stripes Forever -- John Philip Sousa
A Longford Legend (A Collection of Irish Street Ballads) -- Robert Sheldon
Salute to Bob Hope (The Road to Morocco, Moonlight Becomes You, Buttons and Bows, Two Sleepy People, Thanks for the Memory) -- arr. Warren Barker
Themes Like Old Times (Alexander's Ragtime Band, Peg O' My Heart, I Want a Girl, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, 12th Street Rag)-- arr. Warren Barker

May 12th Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

William Tell Overture -- Gioacchino Antonio Rossini arr. Erik Leidzen
Folk Song Suite -- R. Vaughn Williams
spacerI. March: Seventeen Come Sunday
spacerII. Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy
spacerIII. March: Folk Songs from Somerset
Twelfth Street Rag -- Euday Bowman arr. Lloyd Conley
Someone to Watch Over Me -- George and Ira Gershwin arr. Warren Barker
In the Miller Mood (In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo, Serenade in Blue, Little Brown Jug, At Last, Anvil Chorus) -- arr. Warren Barker

with the chorus:
America, the Beautiful, Samuel Augustus Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon
Mansions of the Lord

March 24 - The Golden Age of Radio featuring radio script readings by Boston Conservatory Musical Theatre students and Wakefield High School announcer

Big Band Spectacular (In the Mood, Satin Doll, Ciribiribin, Jumpin' at the Woodside), arr. John Higgins
As Times Goes By, Herman Hupfeld, arr. Warren Barker
Blue Moon, Rogers & Hart, arr. Warren Barker
The Homefront: Musical Memories from World War II (It's Been a Long, Long Time, Thanks for the Memories, Bell Bottom Trousers, The White Cliffs of Dover, I'll Be Seeing You, Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition), arr. James Christensen
In the Miller Mood (In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo, Serenade in Blue, Little Brown Jug, At Last, Anvil Chorus), arr. Warren Barker
Recorded by Sinatra (High Hopes, Young at Heart, Love is the Tender Trap, Love & Marriage, My Kind of Town), arr. Warren Barker
Twelfth Street Rag, Euday Bowman arr. Lloyd Conley
A Tribute to Harold Arlen (It's Only a Paper Moon, Come Rain or Come Shine, Get Happy, Stormy Weather, That Old Black Magic), arr. James Kessler
South Pacific: Symphonic Scenario (Some Enchanted Evening, Bloody Mary, There is Nothing Like a Dame, Bali Ha'i, I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair, Younger Than Springtime, This Nearly Was Mine), Rogers & Hammerstein
William Tell Overture, Gioacchino Antonio Rossini arr. Erik Leidzen


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2006

December 9th Holiday Concert

Russian Christmas Music -- Alfred Reed
Toccata -- Girolamo Frescobaldi, arr. Earl Slocum
C'est Noel! (It is Christmas!) -- Andre Jutras
all through the night -- arr. Sammy Nestico
The Legend of Christmas -- arr. Sammy Nestico

with the chorus: TBD

September 24th Children's Concert

Fanfare - Also Sprach Zarathustra -- Richard Strauss arr. Robert Longfield
OBOE demo
March -- March of the Belgian Paratroopers (Marche Des Parachutistes Belges) -- Pierre Leemans arr. Charles A. Wiley
FLUTE demo
Rhapsody - Rhapsody for Flute (with flute solo) -- Stephen Bulla
CLARINET AND BASS CLARINET demo
Passacaglia -- Themes from "Green Bushes" -- Percy Aldridge Grainger arr. Larry D. Daehn
BASSOON demo
Movie Musical with words -- The Wizard of Oz-- Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg arr. James Barnes
ALTO SAX demo
Mixed Meter -- The Eighth Candle -- Steve Reisteter
GUEST CONDUCTOR
American March - Stars and Stripes Forever -- John Philip Sousa
HORN demo
Movie Music without words - Pirates of the Carribbean -- Klaus Badelt arr. John Wasson
TRUMPET demo
Waltz - Chim Chim Cheree from Disney at the Oscars -- Robert M. and Robert B Sherman arr. John Moss
TROMBONE AND EUPHONIUM demo
Calypso - Under The Sea from Disney at the Oscars -- Howard Ashman and Alan Menken arr. John Moss
TUBA demo
Rag - Tuba Tiger Rag (with tuba solo) -- Harry DeCosta arr. David Marshall
PERCUSSION demo
Jazz - Chicago -- Fred Ebb and John Kander arr. Ted Ricketts

Summer Concert Series - Water Music and More

Fantasy on American Sailing Songs, Clare Grundman
Victory at Sea - Symphonic Scenerio, Richard Rodgers, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
Sea Songs, R. Waughan Williams
Pirates of the Caribbean - Symphonic Suite (The Curse of the Black Pearl. The Medallion Calls, The Black Pearl, To The Pirate's Cave, One Last Shot, He's a Pirate), Klaus Badelt arr. John Wasson
Irving Berlin's Songs for America (This is the Army Mister Jones, Give Me Your Tired Your Poor, This is a Great Country, God Bless America), Irving Berlin, arr. James Swearingen
A Cohan Salute, arr. Hawley Ades
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden
The Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa, arr. Keith Brion
The Fairest of the Fair, John Phillip Sousa, arr. Frederick Fennell
Marche of the Belgian Paratroopers, Pierre Leemans, arr. Charles A. Wiley
Into the Joy of Spring, James Swearingen
Rhapsody for Flute (Judy Manning, flute), Stephen Bulla
American River Songs
National Emblem, E.E. Bagley, edited by Frederick Fennell
Parade of the Tall Ships
Broadway in the 90s, (Beauty and the Beast, Seasons of Love, This is the Moment, Godspeed Titanic (Sail On)), Circle of Life) arr. John Higgins
Colonel Bogey
Strike Up the Band, Ira & George Gershwin, arr. Warrn Barker
Seventy Six Trombones, Meredith Willson, arr. Leroy Anderson
Big Band Spectacular (In the Mood, Satin Doll, Ciribiribin, Jumpin' at the Woodside), arr. John Higgins
United We Stand (An American Medley), arr. Sally K. Albrecht & Jay Althouse, scored by John O'Reilly

June 3 Festival of Bands

Variations on a Shaker Melody, Aaron Copland
As Summer Was Just Beginning, Larry Daehn
Rhapsody for Flute (Judy Manning, flute), Stephen Bulla
Old Churches, Michael Colgrass
Sheperd's Hey, Percy Aldridge Grainger
The Fairest of the Fair, John Phillip Sousa, arr. Frederick Fennell
Into the Joy of Spring, James Swearingen

May 13th Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

Marche of the Belgian Paratroopers, Pierre Leemans, arr. Charles A. Wiley
Tuba Tiger Rag (James O'Dell, tuba), Harry DeCosta, arr. David Marshall
Irish Tune from County Derry, Percy Aldridge Grainger
Sheperd's Hey, Percy Aldridge Grainger
Into the Joy of Spring, James Swearingen

with the chorus:
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden
Battle Hymn of the Republic, arr. Peter J. Wilhousky

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2005

December, 2005 Holiday Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

A Legend of Kings, a Christmas Fantasy, Charles Richard Spinney
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, J.S. Bach, arr. Alfred Reed
Themes from the Nutcracker Suite, P. Tschaikovsky, arr. Clair W. Johnson
A Christmas Serenade, arr. Warren Barker
The Eighth Candle, Prayer and Dance for Hanukkah, Steve Reisteter

with the chorus:
Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson
Do You Hear What I Hear, Noel Regney & Gloria Shayne, arr E. Crocker & J. Moss
Hallelujah Chorus, G.F. Handel, arr. Clair W. Johnson

Hooray for Hollywood Oct. 22, 2005
A Musical Revue Saluting Great Music from Great Movies

Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001: A Space Odessey (1968), Richard Strauss arr. by Robert Longfield
Hooray for Hollywood (Tara Theme(Gone with the Wind), 42nd Street, Born Free, Merrily We Stroll Along, The High and the Mighty, theme from A Summer Place, Swanee, Days of Wine and Roses, theme from Lawrence of Arabia, As Time Goes By, Hooray for Hollywood), Arr. by Warren Barker
007-A James Bond Medley (The James Bond Theme, Goldfinger, From Russia with Love) Arr. Marty Gold
Wizard of Oz (Over the Rainbow, Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead, We're Off to See the Wizard, The Merry Old Land of Oz, If I Only Had a Brain) Words & Music by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, arr. James Barnes
Music Man (Seventy Six Trombones, Till There Was You, The Wells Fargo Wagon, Marian the Librarian), Meredith Willson arr. by Philip J. Lang
Theme from New York, New York Words by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander, arr. John Ford
An American in Paris George Gershwin arr. John Krance
Pirates of the Caribbean (The Curse of the Black Pearl. The Medallion Calls, The Black Pearl, To The Pirate's Cave, One Last Shot, He's a Pirate), music by Klaus Badelt arr. John Wasson
As Time Goes By words & music by Herman Hupfeld arr. Warren Barker
Disney at the Oscars (Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Song of the South), Chim Chim Cher-ee (Mary Poppins), When You Wish Upon a Star (Pinocchio), The Bare Necessities (The Jungle Book), Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid)), arr. John Moss
James Horner: Hollywood Blockbusters (Main Title from Apollo 13, Somewhere Out There (An American Tail), Bannockburn (Braveheart), My Heart Will Go On (Titanic), Southampton), arr. John Moss
Selections from Chicago (And All That Jazz, Cell Block Tango, Roxie, We Both Reached for the Gun), Words by Fred Ebb, Music by John Kander arr. by Ted Ricketts
Dry Your Tears, Afrika Music by John Williams, vocal adaptation by Audrey Synder, band accomp. by Paul Lavender

Summer Concert Series - An American Salute: Red, White and Blue

Dixieland Jam! (Basin Street Blues, Maple Leaf Rag, Tin Roof Blues, When the Saints Go Marching In, Bill Bailey), arr. Bob Lowden
Reds White and Blue March, Red Skelton, arr. Don Ferris, transcribed by Frank Erickson
The Blues! (Blues in the Night, Limehouse Blues, Birth of the Blues), arr. Sammy Nestico
The Blue and the Gray (Civil War Suite), Clare Grundman
National Emblem, E.E. Bagley, edited by Frederick Fennell
Themes from "Green Bushes" (Passacaglia on an English Folksong), Percy Grainger, arr. Larry Daehn
Pomenade in Swingtime, Bill Holcombe
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden
Russian Sailor's Dance (from "The Red Poppy"), Reinhold Gliere, transcribed by Erik Leidzen
United We Stand (An American Medley), arr. Sally K. Albrecht & Jay Althouse, scored by John O'Reilly
Recorded by Sinatra (High Hopes, Young at Heart, Love is the Tender Trap, Love & Marriage, My Kind of Town), arr. Warren Barker
Washington Grays, Claudio S. Grafulla, arr. GH Reeves, edited by Frederick Fennell
Irving Berlin's Songs for America (This is the Army Mister Jones, Give Me Your Tired Your Poor, This is a Great Country, God Bless America), Irving Berlin, arr. James Swearingen
Florentiner March, Julius Fucik, arr. ML Lake, edited by Frederick Fennell
The Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa
Castle Park - march, Timo Forsstrom
A Cohan Salute, arr. Hawley Ades
The Purple Carnival, Harry L. Alford, edited by Frank Erickson

May 14th Spring Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

Reds White and Blue March, Red Skelton, arr. Erickson
Pictures at an Exhibition, M. Moussorgsky, arr. Leidzen
Dixieland Jam, arr. Bob Lowden
Sarabande and Polka, Malcolm Arnold, arr. Paynter
Folk Dances, Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. H. Robert Reynolds

with the Chorus:
Let Freedom Ring, arr. Keith Christopher and John Moss
The Wizard of Oz, H. Arlen & EY Harburg, arr. Greg Gilpin

Feb. 13th Children's Concert

The Teddy Bear's Picnic, John Bratton, arr. WC O'Hare
Fugue in G Minor, JS Bach, arr. RL Moehlmann
March des Petits Soldats de Plomb (woodwind quintet), Gabriel Piere, arr. AJ Andraud
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (woodwind quintet), Paul Duke, arr. Erik WG Leidzen
The Entertainer (sax trio), Scott Joplin, arr. Bill Holcombe
Flight of the Bumble Bee, Rimskey-Korsakoff, arr. Albert O. Davis
LAND (marimba solo), Takatsugu Muramatsu
Serenade for a Picket Fence (mallet trio), Norman Leyden
Stars and Stripes Forever, John Phillip Sousa
This Old Man March (brass quintet), arr. Robert Nagel
Jingle Bells (brass quintet), trad., arr. Stephen McNeff
Looney Tunes, Cantor, Tobias and Mencher/Friend and Franklin, arr. Charlie Hill
The Incredible Adventures of Wallace and Gromit, Julian Francis Kandahar, arr. ER Lucas
Divertimento (percussion trio), Alejandro Enrique Planchart
A Disney Super Time, Richard & Robert Sherman, arr. James Christensen
Folk Dances, Shostakovich, arr. H. Robert Reynolds

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2004

December, 2004 Holiday Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

Moorside March, Gustav Holst, arr. Jacob
Prelude and Fugue in G Minor, Bach, arr. Moehlmann
The Christmas Song, arr. Higgins
A Celebration of Carols, Carter
Fantasy on a Bell Carol, arr. Madden
Three Moods of Hanukkah, arr. Niehaus

With the Chorus:
A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson
Stille Nacht, arr. DeHaan
Hallelujah Chorus, arr. Johnson

Broadway Through the Years Oct. 1, 2004 -- a Musical Celebration of the Best of Broadway from the Past 50 Years! -- with the Colonial Chorus Players

The Music Man, arr. Alfred Reed
The King and I, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
My Fair Lady, arr. C. Paul Herfurth
Man of La Mancha, arr. Frank Erickson
West Side Story, arr. W.J. Duthoit
Strike Up the Band, Ira & George Gershwin, arr. Warrn Barker
A Chorus Line, arr. John Cacavas
Les Miserables, arr. Warren Barker
Broadway in the 90s, arr. John Higgins
Chicago, arr. Ted Ricketts

Summer Concert Series - Kings, Queens, Counts and Dukes

America, the Beautiful, Samuel Augustus Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon
American Patrol, F.W. Meacham
Amparito Roca, Jaime Texidor
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden
As Summer Was Just Beginning -- Song for James Dean, Larry D. Daehn
The Black Horse Troop March, John Philip Sousa, ed. Frederick Fennell
Broadway in the 90s (Beauty and the Beast, Seasons of Love, This is the Moment, Godspeed Titanic (Sail On)), Circle of Life), arr. John Higgins
Selections from CHICAGO, John Kander, arr. Ted Ricketts
An Ellington Festival, arr. Sammy Nestico
The King and I, Richard Rogers, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
Military Escort March, Harold Bennett, ed. Frederick Fennell
Recorded by Sinatra, arr. Warren Barker
Scenes from "The Louvre", Norman Dello Joio
Seventy Six Trombones, Meredith Willson, arr. Leroy Anderson
The Stars and Stripes Forever March, John Philip Sousa
Strike Up the Band, George Gershwin, arr. Warren Barker
Summertime - from Porgy and Bess, George and Ira Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, arr. Calvin Custer
West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein, arr. W.J. Duthoit

June, 2004 Festival of Bands

The Black Horse Troop, John Phillips Sousa
Chester, William Schuman
Prelude from "Suite Bergamasque", Claude Debussy, arr. Bill Holcolm
Symphony for Brass, Herbert Haufrecht
Scenes from "The Louvre", Norman Dello Joio
Amparito Roca, Jamie Texidor

May, 2004 Spring Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

Strike up the Band, Ira and George Gershiwn, arr. Warren Barker
As Summer Was Just Beginning, Larry Daehn
Selections from West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein, arr. W.J.Duthoit
Scenes from "The Louvre", Norman Dello Joio
An Ellington Festival, arr. Sammy Nestico
The Black Horse Troop, John Phillips Sousa

with the Chorus:
Irving Berlin - A Symphonic Portrait, Hawley Ades
Armed Forces Salute, arr. Bob Lowden

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2003

December, 2003 Holiday Pops Concert with the Wakefield Choral Society

Cantus Firmus, Couperin, arranged by Scott
The Holst Winter Suite for Band, Gustav Holst
Deck the Halls, traditional, arranged by Robson W. Shelly
C'est Noel! Andre Jutras

With the Chorus:
A Christmas Serenade, Warren Barker
Christmas Finale, Joyce Eilers & Paul Jennings
The Christmas Song, Torme/Wells, arranged by A. Snyder
Hallelujah Chorus, Handel, arranged by C.W. Johnson

Summer Concert Series

Star Spangled Banner
Armed Forces Salute
Irish Tune from County Derry
Shepard's Hey
God Bless America
A Cohan Salute
Colonel Bogey
Deir 'in De
In the Miller Mood
The Circus Bee
On Broadway
Riverdance
His Honor
Bugler's Holiday
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Americans We
America the Beautiful
National Emblem
Stars and Stripes Forever
The Florentiner March
Big Band Spectacular
Military Escort

 

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