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Symphonic Band Repertoire

Amy Knopps, conductor

Fall 2014

October 19, 2014
Celebrate!
Amy M. Knopps, Conductor
4p.m. Pease Auditorium

Celebration Overture, Op. 61 - Paul Creston
Sure on this Shining Night - Samuel Barber arr. by Richard Saucedo
Dancin' Into the '20s: A Ragtime Music Revue - Donald Hunsberger
  III. A Waltz Set - Music of Victor Herbert
     a. "A Kiss in the Dark" from Orange Blossoms
     b. "For I'm Falling in Love" from Naughty Marietta
     c. "Kiss Me Again" from Mme. Modiste
     d. "When You're Away" from The Only Girl
  IV. Hunkatin - A Half Tone One-Step - Sol P. Levy
Krump - Scott McAllister
Clowns - Philip Parker
Winter 2014

April 13, 2014
Alumni Concert
Amy M. Knopps, Conductor
4p.m. Pease Auditorium

Early Light - Carolyn Bremer
Chorale and Alleluia - Howard Hanson
Country Gardens- Percy Grainger
Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon - Percy Grainger
Tempered Steel - Charles Young

 

February 16, 2014
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
Colin Guimond, William Stewart Undergraduate Concerto Competition Winner
4p.m., Pease Auditorium

Lauds - Ron Nelson
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach, arr. Alfred Reed
Afterlight - William Pitts
Fantasia di Concerto - Eduardo Boccalari
     Colin Guimond, euphonium
     William Stewart Undergraduate Concerto Competition Winner
Do Not Go Gentle into that Goodnight - Elliot Del Borgo

 

Fall 2013

November 16, 2013
BANDORAMA
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
7:00 PM, Pease Auditorium

Shortcut Home - Dana Wilson
Incantation and Dance - John Barnes Chance
Conversations with the Night - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
Metroplex - Robert Sheldon

October 20, 2013
"New Perspectives"
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
Beth Everett, conductor
4:00 PM, Pease Auditorium

Whirlwind - Steven Bryant
Redwood - Ryan George
Divertimento for Band - Vincent Persichetti
The Spheres - Ola Gjeilo
Instinctive Travels - Michael Markowski
Stomp Your Foot - Aaron Copland

Winter 2013

February 17, 2013
Amy M. Knopps, Conductor
4:00pm Pease Auditorium

Tocatta Marziale - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Sketches on a Tudor Psalm - Fisher Tull
Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in f minor, Op. 73 - Carl Maria von Weber
           Sarah Hardaker, Clarinet
           William Stewart Undergraduate Concerto Competition Winner
Medium Funk Prelude - Paul Richards
After a Gentle Rain - Anthony Iannaccone
           I. The Dark Green Glistens with Old Reflections
           II. Sparkling Air Bursts with Dancing Sunlight

Fall 2012

October 21, 2012
"Tributes and Memorials"
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
Beth Everett, conductor
4:00 PM, Pease Auditorium

Danza No. 2 - Bruce Yurko
Come Sweet Death - J.S. Bach, arr. Alfred Reed
Fugue a la Gigue - J.S. Bach, trans. Gustav Holst, ed. Jon Ceander Mitchell
A Movement for Rosa - Mark Camphouse
Song of Democracy - Howard Hanson
Battle Hymn of the Republic - William Steffe, arr. Peter J. Wilhousky

Winter 2012

February 19, 2012
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m
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Psalm for Band - Vincent Persichetti 
Rest - Frank Ticheli
Tuba Concerto, Movement I - Edward Gregson
Brian Gorski, Tuba 2011 William Stewart Undergraduate Concerto Competition Winner
Paris Sketches - Martin Ellerby
Pas Redouble — Camille Saint-Saens, arranged by Arthur Frackenpohl

April 15, 2012
Alumni Honors Concert
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m.

An Original Suite - Gordon Jacob
Elegy - James Barnes Chance
Undertow - John Mackey

 
Fall 2011

November 19, 2011
BANDORAMA 
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
Pease Auditorium, 7 p.m.

The Merry Widow - Franz Lehar, Arranged by Eiji Suzuki
The Seal Lullaby - Eric Whitacre
Scenes from "The Louvre" - Norman Dello Joio

 

October 23, 2011
Amy M. Knopps, conductor
Mary K. Schneider, guest conductor
Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m.

Festivo - Edward Gregson 
Rhosymedre - Ralph Vaughan Williams, Arranged by Walter Beeler 
Handel in the Strand - Percy Grainger
L’Inglesina - David Delle Cese 
Nimrod from “Enigma Variations - Edward Elgar, Arranged by Alfred Reed
Second Suite in F for Military Band - Gustav Holst

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