2009-2010 Repertoire

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Fall Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, October 24, 2009 · 8:00 pm

Gavorkna Fanfare (1991)

Jack Stamp

Chester: Overture for Band (1957)

William Schuman

Fantasia in G Major (1703-07/1960)

J.S. Bach/Trans. Goldman & Leist

William Byrd Suite (1924)

  1. The Earle of Oxford’s March
  2. Pavana
  3. John Come Kiss Me Now
  4. The Mayden’s Song
  5. Wolsey’s Wilde
  6. The Bells

William Byrd/Trans. Gordon Jacob

Canzona (1954)

Peter Mennin

Under the Star of the Guard (1906)

Ernst Stieberitz/J.R. Watson



Holiday Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, December 5, 2009 · 8:00 pm

Ernst August March (1910)

H.L Blankenburg

First Noel (2001)

Traditional English Carol/Jeff Simmons

Scenes from the Louvre (1966)

  1. The Portals
  2. Children’s Gallery
  3. The Kings of France
  4. The Nativity Paintings
  5. Finale
Norman Dello Joio

Abner Perales, Graduate Student Director

Russian Christmas Music (1957)

Alfred Reed

Divinum Mysterium (2006)

13th Century Plainsong/Tom Wallace

Sleigh Ride (1947)

Leroy Anderson

Christmas Sing-A-Long (1976)

James D. Ployhar




Vesper Concert

    Howard Performing Arts Center · Friday, March 5, 2010 · 7:30 pm

Southern Hymn (2009)        

Samuel R. Hazo

Trauersinfonie (1844/1949)

Richard Wagner/Arr. Erik Leidzen

Ulrich from Symphony No. 2 (1894/2010)

Gustav Mahler/Trans. Abner L. Perales

Nina Menezes, Soprano
Abner Perales, Graduate Student Director

Sanctuary (2006)

Frank Ticheli

A Mighty Fortress is Our God

Arr. James Curnow

Prelude in D minor

J.S. Bach/A.A. Monarrez

Crown Him with Many Crowns

Adapt. A.A. Monarrez

The Glory of Easter

Charles Wesley/Arr. James Curnow

Brass Ensemble

Amen! (2000)

Frank Ticheli

Wind Symphony




Pops Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center ·  Saturday, February 20, 2010 ·  8:00 pm

Flying Eagle March (1910)

H.L. Blankenburg/J.R. Watson

English Dances (Set Two) (1989)

    Allegro Non Troppo
    Con Brio

Malcolm Arnold/Nigel Herbert

Huapango (1950)

J. Pablo Moncayo/Leroy Osmon

Abner Perales, Graduate Student Director

Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie (1945/1999)

Darling & Gabler/Michael Sweeney

Afro Blue (1959/2004)

Mongo Santamaria/Michael Sweeney

Revenge of the Chili Pepper (1992)

Doug Beach & George Shutack

Jazz Ensemble

Stinkin’ Garbage (1997)

Ed Argenziano

Percussion Ensemble

Theme from “Superman” (1979)

John Williams/Jerry Nowak

Wind Symphony




Spring Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Sunday, April 18, 2010 · 4:00 pm

Summon the Heroes (1996)

John Williams/Paul Lavender

Suite from Mass (1971/2009)

Leonard Bernstein/Michael Sweeney

Brass Quintet and Concert Band

Yves Clouzet - Trumpet
Anthony James - Trumpet
Lisha Torres – F Horn
Logan Steely - Trombone
Andrew Kroepel - Tuba

Second Line (2005)

Traditional/Victor L. Goines

Sidewinder (1959/1999)

Lee Morgan/Mark Taylor

Ran Kan Kan (1957/2001)

Tito Puente/Michael P. Mossman

Jazz Ensemble

Allegro from Concerto in C for Two Trumpets

A. Vivaldi/A.A. Monarrez

Ein’ Feste Burg (A Mighty Fortress)

Martin Luther/J. Curnow

Sonata VIII

G. Gabrieli

O For A Thousand Tongues

C. G. Glaser/Douglas Court

Brass Ensemble

Laudate Dominum (1780/2007)

W.A. Mozart/James Croft

Wind Symphony