2014-2015 Repertoire

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Alumni Gala Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 · 8:00 pm
The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith/Richard Bowles

Kristen Abraham, Gabriela Bruno, Katharina Burghardt, Kayla Troup, Jessica Link, & Melody Morgan
Department of Music- Music Association Vocal Ensemble

On This Day Earth Shall Ring (2001) Gustav Holst/Robert W. Smith
Contre Qui, Rose (2006)

Morten Lauridsen/H. Robert Reynolds

Handel In The Strand (2001) Percy Aldridge Grainger/John Philip Sousa/Keith Brion & Loras Schissel



Fall Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, October 18, 2014 · 8:00 pm
On This Day Earth Shall Ring (2001) Gustav Holst/Robert W. Smith
Contre Qui, Rose (2006) Morten Lauridsen/H. Robert Reynolds
Four Scottish Dances (1957) Malcolm Arnold/John P. Paynter

Children's March (1919)

Percy Grainger/Frank Erickson
March Pontificale Charles Gounod/Wesley Hanson
Brass Ensemble
Handel In The Strand (2001) Percy Grainger/Brion/Schissel
Eagle Squadron (1942) Kenneth J. Alford



Holiday Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday, November 22, 2014 · 8:00 pm
On The Quarter Deck March (1993) Kenneth J. Alford/Harold R. Gore
Concerto For Trombone and Band (1952) N. Rimsky Korsakov/Nallin/Shuman
Kenneth Andrade Trombone Soloist
English Dances For Band (1965)
    I. Andantino
   II. Vivace
  III. Mestro
  IV. Allegro Risoluto
Malcolm Arnold/Maurice Johnstone
The Middy March (2005) Kenneth Alford/Harold R. Gore
Russian Christmas Music (1969) Alfred Reed
First Noel (2001) arr. Jeff Simmons
Sebastian Serrano, Graduate Assistant
An English Carol Melody Todd Marchand
Brass Ensemble
Away In A Manger (2003) arr. Tom Wallace
Francis Serpa, Graduate Assistant
A Christmas Fantasy (1997) arr. Calvin Custer
I Wonder As I Wander  (2008) arr. Ruth E. Schram/Larry Clark
Christmas Festival (1950) Leroy Anderson



Winter Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Saturday,  Feb 7, 2015 · 8:00 pm
Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band
Investiture Antiphonal (1969) Arthur Bliss/Roy Newsome
Praeludium (1996) Peter Graham
Hymn for Diana (1997) Joseph Turin
Lazos Amistad (Bonds of Friendship) (1937)  Jaime Texidor/Aubrey Winter
Rhapsody in Blue (1924) George Gershwin/Steve Sykes
AU Wind Symphony
Journey to the Lion's Castle (2011) Rossano Galante
Time Remembered: Elegy for Band (2000) Philip Sparke
Spinning Song Albert Ellmenreich
Trumpet Quartet
Pizzicato Polka Johann Strauss
Brass Ensemble
English Dances, Set Two (1989) Malcom Arnold/Nigel Herbert
    6. Con Brio  
    7. Grazioso  
    8. Giubiloso  
Selections from "Into the Woods" (2011) Steven Sondheim/Stephen Bulla
AU Wind Symphony and SMC Brass Band
Standard of St. George March (1930) Kenneth Alford



Vesper Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Friday,  March 6, 2015 · 7:30 pm
AU Wind Symphony

Alleluia (2004)

Ralph Manuel/Travis Cross
Allerseelen (1967) Richard Strauss/Clair W. Johnson
Spiritual Contrasts (1958) Harold Walters
Saxophone Ensemble
Sunrise at Angels Gate (2001) Philip Sparke
The Spheres (2012) Ola Gjeilo
AU Wind Symphony and University Singers
Meridian (2011) Ola Gjeilo



Spring Concert

Howard Performing Arts Center · Sunday,  April 19, 2015 · 4:00 pm
March Grandioso (1909/2001) Roland Seitz/ Andrew Glover
Introduction and Dance (1981) J. Ed. Barat
Roger Lewis, Tuba
2nd Movement, Sonata in A Minor for Flute, Wq. 132 (1747) C. P. E. Bach
Robert Lewis, Tuba
Three Dances from Henry VII (1982) Edward German/ L.P. Laurendau
     I. Morris Dance  
    II. Shepherds Dance  
   III. Torch Dance  
Frances Serpa, Graduate Student Director
For Those Who Wait (2014) Gregory Youtz
Symphonic Highlights from "Frozen" (2013) arr. Stephen Bulla
Sebastian Serrano, Graduate Student Director
Jazz Ensemble
Pecking Order (2007) Kris Berg
Bling (2009) Andy Farber
Second Line (2005) Traditional/Victor L. Goines
Wind Symphony
Movement 5 from English Dances, Set 2 (1989) Malcom Arnold/Nigel Herbert
Connacht Rhapsody (2013) David Holsinger
Voice of the Guns Kenneth Alford