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Recent Repertoire

RECENT REPERTOIRE

 

Wind Ensemble concerts feature repertoire that includes masterworks for band from composers including Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, Vincent Persichetti, and Vaclav Nelhybel, as well as recent compositions from today's leading composers such as Steven Bryant, Joel Puckett, David Maslanka, and John Mackey. Below is the repertoire from recent performances and the upcoming 2017/2018 season:

 

Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) Featured Performance – Friday, February 17, 2017

 

IN THIS BROAD EARTH – Steven Bryant

ONLY LIGHT – Aaron Perrine

LOLLAPALOOZA – John Adams/arr. Spinazzola

“THE GUM-SUCKERS” MARCH – Percy Aldridge Grainger

…AT TWILIGHT – Tyler S. Grant

PROFANATION, from “Jeremiah, Symphony No. 1” – Leonard Bernstein/arr. Bencriscutto

 

Spring Concert –Wednesday, May 3, 2017

 

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER – John Philip Sousa

LINCOLNSHIRE POSY – Percy Aldridge Grainger

  1. Lisbon
  2. Horkstow Grange
  3. Rufford Park Poachers
  4. The brisk young Sailor
  5. Lord Melbourne
  6. The Lost Lady found

SYMPHONY NO. 4 – David Maslanka

 

Fall Concert – Wednesday, October 11, 2017

 

HOMAGE TO PEROTIN – Ron Nelson

TEMPERANCE – Aaron Perrine

ALBANIAN DANCE – Shelley Hanson

NEW ENGLAND TRIPTYCH – William Schuman

  1. Be Glad Then, America
  2. When Jesus Wept
  3. Chester

 

Winter Concert – Wednesday, December 7, 2017

 

FOUR SCOTTISH DANCES – Malcolm Arnold/arr. Paynter

  1. Pesante
  2. Vivace
  3. Allegretto
  4. Con Brio

BLACK DOG – Scott McAllister

Dr. Bruce Thornton, clarinet soloist

RIFTEN WED – Julie Giroux

            TRAVELER – David Maslanka

 

 

 

Midwinter Concert – Wednesday, February 28, 2018

 

GAVORKNA FANFARE – Jack Stamp

REQUIEM – David Maslanka

BLISS – Michael Torke

FIRST SUITE IN E-FLAT – Gustav Holst

  1. Chaconne
  2. Intermezzo
  3. March

 

Spring Concert – Wednesday, May 2, 2018

 

ALARM CALLS – Scott Lindroth

AFFIRMATION – Wayne Oquin

SYMPHONIC METAMORPHOSIS – Paul Hindemith/arr. Wilson

  1. Allegro
  2. Turandot, scherzo
  3. Andantino
  4. Marsche