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Remember Commemorative Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Sunday, September 11, 2011 · 7:00 pm

The Star-Spangled Banner (2002)

Arr. Jack Stamp

A Hymn for the Lost and the Living (2002)

Eric Ewazen

The Sun Will Be Rise Again  (2011)

Philip Sparke



Alumni Gala Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, October 1, 2011 · 8:00 pm

The Star Spangled Banner (2002)

John Stafford Smith/arr. Jack Stamp

Hoch Heidecksburg! March

R.Herzer/Ed Harold Gone

Perthshire Majesty (2004)

Samuel Hazo

Incantation and Dance (2009)

John Chance




Holiday Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, December 3, 2011 · 8:00 pm
LincolnshirePosy (1940/1987)
        Lord Melbourne (War Song)

Percy Grainger

Peagent (1956) Vicent Persichetti
               Harley Vargas, Graduated Student Director

Good King  Weceslas (1998)

Piae Cantiones/Tom Wallace

Away in a Manger (2003)

arr. Tom Wallac

I Saw Three Ships (2003)

arr. Larry Kerchner

O Magnum Mysterium (2003)

Morten Lauridsen/H. Robert Reynolds

Ding Dong Merrily On Hight (2003)

arr. Jay Dawson

Sleigh Ride (1948)

Leroy Anderson

Percussion Ensemble

Orientale (1980)

Thomas O'Connor

Jazz Ensemble

Chrismas Time is Here (1966) Vicent Guaraldi/Roger Holmes
Crista Mitchell, Soprano
The Christmas Waltz (1954) Jule Styne/John Berry

Cari Granville, Alto Saxophone,
Henning Schroder, Alto Saxophone

Feliz Navidad (1970/2001)

Jose Feliciano/Paul Murtha



Pops Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center ·  Saturday, February 11, 2012 ·  8:00 pm

Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band

I Got Rhythm (1930)

George Gershwin/ Alan Fernie

Domen (The Dome) (2001)     

Jan Magne Forde
 Bonni Beebe, Flugelhorn

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Elmer Bernstein/ Alan Fernie

Splanky (1957)

Neal Hefti/Darrol Barry

Moses, Get Down (1991)


Northern Festival (2001)

Goff Richards

AU Wind Symphony

Theatre Music (1989)
     I.  Overture
    II.  Entr’acte
   III.  Finale

Philip Sparke

Bohemian Dances (2005)
     I.  Shepherds and Shepherdesses
    II.  Florizel and Perdita
   III.  Dance of the Satyrs

Guy Woolfenden
El Camino Real (A Latin Fantasy) (1986)

Alfred Reed



Vesper Concert

    Howard Performing Arts Center · Friday, March 2, 2012 · 7:30 pm
Godspeed (1998) Stephen Melillo            
Rest (2000) Frank Tichelli

Simple Gifts (2002)

      I. In Yonder Valley
   III. Here Take This Lovely Flower
   IV. Simple Gifts

Frank Tichelli

Be Thou My Vision (1999) Irish Tune/Travis J. Cross
David (1994) Stephen Melillo
Hymn To The Fallen (1998) John Williams/Paul Lavender





Spring Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Sunday, April 22, 2012 · 4:00 pm
The Southerner(1976) Russell Alexander/Glenn Bainum  

Deux Mouvements (1988)

  1. Complainte
  2. Caprice                                 

Andre Waignein


Phil Barham, Alto saxophone Soloist


Courtly Air and Dances (1996)

  1. Intrada
  2. Basse Danse (France)
  3. Pavane (England)
  4. Saltarello (Italy)
  5. Sarabande (Spain)
  6. Allemande (Germany)

Ron Nelson

Cuban Overture (1932/2001) George Gerswin/Mark Rogers  

Jazz Ensemble

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (1966) Josef Zawinul/Paul Jennings  
In the Mood (1984) Joe Garland