2010-2011 repertoire


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Fall Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, October 23, 2010 · 8:00 pm

War March of the Tartars (1938)

K. L. King

Adagio from Concerto De Aranjuez (2009)

Joaquin Rodrigo

Silence Overwhelmed (2010)

Brian Balmages

Beyond the Horizon (2009)

Rossano Galante

Canjun Folk Songs (1991)
       1. La Belle et le Capitaine
       2. Belle

Frank Ticheli


Folk Dances (1979)

Dimitri Shostakovich/H. Robert Reynolds




Holiday Concert

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

Radetzky March (1971)

Johann Strauss/Peter Williams 

Ghost Train (1994)

Eric Whitacre

Folk Song Suite (1924)
    1. March- "Seventeen Come Sunday"  

R. Vaughan William

A Rhapsody of Christmas Carol (1987)

Claude T. Smith

Gesu Bambino (1917)        

     Pietro Yon/James Ployhar

 Janette Rodriguez, Graduate Student Director

On This Day (2010) 

arr. Tom Wallace

Carol of the Drum (1941)

Katherine Davis/Floyd Werle

    Harley Vargas, Graduate Student Director

O Holy Night (1994)

Adolphe Adam/Calvin Custer

A Christmas Festival (1950) 

Leroy Anderson 

Jazz Ensemble

Silent Night (1994)

ar. Ted Wilson

Go Tell It On The Mountain (1994)

ar. Ted Wilson

Good King Wenceslas (1994)

ar. Ted Wilson



Pops Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center ·  Saturday, February 12, 2011 ·  8:00 pm
Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band

Barnard Castle (1982)

Goff Richards 

Domen (2001)

Jan Magne Forde

Metro Gnome (1997)

Derek Bourgeois

Suite from “West Side Story” (1957) 

Leonard Bernstein
arr. Eric Crees 

Sleigh Ride (1948) 

Leroy Anderson/arr. John LaBarbera
trans. Philip Harper 

AU Jazz Ensemble

It’s Only A Paper Moon (1933) 

Harold Arlen/Jerry Nowack

Don’t Know Why (2003) 

Jesse Harris/Paul Murtha

Sweetlumps (2005)

Bob Curnow

AU Wind Symphony

Riders for the Flag March (1927)

John Philip Sousa

Cirque du Soleil (2007)

arr.Victor Lopez

Folk Song Suite (1924)                                                                                                                                                                                R. Vaughan Williams
   2. Intermezzo – “My Bonny Boy”

Janette Rodriguez, Graduate Student Director

Broadway One-Step March (1919/1992)

Karl King/John Paynter

Strathcarron (2002)

Philip Sparke

South Western Michigan College Brass Band & AU Wind Symphony

Transcendent Journey (2010)

Rosano Galante



Vesper Concert

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

Joy from “Awakening"(1995)                                                        

Joseph Curiale

Hymn for Africa (2008)

Jan Magne Forde

Angels in the Architecture (2009)
        Natasha Poholka, Soprano

Frank Ticheli


Salvation Is Created (1957)

Tschenokoff/arr. Bruce Houseknecht

Shadows of Eternity (2007) 
         Dr. Thomas Stone, Guest    Director 

Thomas Stone


Transcendent Journey (2010) 

Rossano Galante





Spring Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Sunday, April 17, 2010 · 4:00 pm

Molly on the Shore (1911)

Percy Grainger


Paris Sketches (2004)
      3.Père Lachaise
      4.Les Halle

Martin Ellerby




Catch Me If You Can (2002)
         Henning Schrőder, Alto Saxophone

John Williams/Jay Bocook



Folk Songs from Somerset from “Folk Song Suite” (1924)
        Harley Vargas, Graduate Student Director

 R. Vaughan Williams



Dusk (2004)

Steven Bryant  
Classic Duke (1944/2008)

arr. Luther Henderson

Adapted for band by Paul Murtha


Jazz Ensemble


Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man (1927/1988)
       Teresa Macdonald, Vocal Soloist

Jerome Kern/Roger Holmes

Moonlight Serenade (1939/1967)
        Daniel Mendoza, Clarinet

Glenn Miller & Mitchell Parish/Jeff Hest


Willow Weep for Me (1932/2010)
        Henning Schrőder, Alto Saxophone

Steven Bryant