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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

I. Lisbon
II. Horkstow Grange
III. Rufford Park Poachers
IV. The brisk young Sailor
V. Lord Melbourne
VI. 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

I. Be Glad Then, America
II. When Jesus Wept
III. Chester

 

Winter Concert – Wednesday, December 7, 2017

 

FOUR SCOTTISH DANCES – Malcolm Arnold/arr. Paynter

I. Pesante
II. Vivace
III. Allegretto
IV. 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

I. Chaconne
II. Intermezzo
III. March

 

Spring Concert – Wednesday, May 2, 2018

 

ALARM CALLS – Scott Lindroth

AFFIRMATION – Wayne Oquin

SYMPHONIC METAMORPHOSIS – Paul Hindemith/arr. Wilson

I. Allegro
II. Turandot, scherzo
III. Andantino
IV. Marsche