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Mary K. Schneider, conductor

Winter 2016 Concert Programs

Alumni Concert
Sunday, 10 April, 2016
4:00 PM Pease Auditorium
     Aegean Festival Overture : Andreas Makris/ trans. Bader
     Brooklyn Bridge : Michael Daugherty
          I. East
             Katelyn LaPrairie: clarinet soloist (2015 William Stewart Concerto Competition winner)
     Star Wars Trilogy : John Williams/ arr. Hunsberger

Chamber Winds
Tuesday, 8 March, 2016
7:30 PM Pease Auditorium
Rachael Nakoski, graduate assistant conductor
Kevin Scollin, graduate assistant conductor
     Fanfare from La Peri : Paul Dukas
     Petite Symphonie : Charles Gounod 
     Scherzo for Brass Quintet : John Cheetham 
     Serenade in C-minor : Mozart
          Eastern Winds
     Chiaroscuro : Whitney Prince 
          Woody Chenoweth, saxophone
     Dash : Jennifer Higdon
     Quatuor Pour Saxophones : Pierre Max Dubois
     Normandy Beach-1944 : David R. Gillingham 
     Divertimento for Brass and Percussion : Karel Husa
Friday, 12 February, 2016
8:00 PM Pease Auditorium   
     Marche Hongroise from The Damnation of Faust, Op. 24 : Hector Berlioz, arr. Yo Gotoh
     Rest : Frank Ticheli
            Alfred L. Watkins, conductor
     Profanation from Symphony No. 1 “Jeremiah”: Leonard Bernstein, arr. Frank Bencriscutto
     Songs for Soprano : Osvaldo Golijov, trans. Marc Sosnowchik
           Lúa Descolorida
           How Slow the Wind
               MeeAe Nam, soprano
     Concerto for Trombone : Dana Wilson
             Donald Babcock, trombone
     Firefly : Ryan George

Fall 2015 Concert Programs

Saturday, 21 November, 2015
7:00 PM Pease Auditorium
     Shoutout : Roshanne Etezady
     Metallaphonic Remix : Daniel Nelson
          Phillip Bloomer, Tuba                 

     Symphonic Metamorphosis : Paul Hindemith


"Blue Moon"
Friday, 16 October, 2015
8:00 PM Pease Auditorium

    Chrysanthemum and The Ragtime Dance : Scott Joplin
    Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs : Leonard Bernstein
    Fanfare Ritmico : Jennifer Higdon
    Pale Blue on Deep : Aaron Perrine
    Chorale Prelude on "Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light" : William Latham
    Luminescence : David Biedenbender
    Starry Crown : Donald Grantham
    Dance I from Jazz Suite No. 2 : Shostakovich/ deMeij


Winter 2015 Concert Pragrams


Alumni Concert
Sunday, 12 April, 2015
4:00 PM Pease Auditorium
featuring alumni soloist Jeffrey Grant, percussion
      Gabrielli: Canzon Duodecimi Toni
      Nelson: Rocky Point Holiday
      Grainger: Handel in the Strand       Salfelder: Cathedrals
      Mackey: Drum Music - Concerto for Percussion


 MusicNow Fest Gala Concert
Thursday, 19 February, 2015
8:00 PM Pease Auditorium
featuring guest composer Steven Stucky
     Stucky: Funeral March for Queen Mary
     Stucky: Threnos

"Winter Winds"
Friday, 13 February, 2015
8:00 PM Pease Auditorium
Rachael Nakoski, guest conductor
     Stucky: Funeral March for Queen Mary (after Purcell)
     Bach/ Holst: Fugue ala Gigue
     Stucky: Threnos
     Maurice: Tableaux de Provence
         I. Farandoulo di Chatouno
         II. Consoun per Ma Mio
         V. Lou Cabridan
            Dan Goethals, alto saxophone
     Maslanka: Symphony No. 4


Fall 2014 Concert Programs

Saturday, 22 November, 2014
7:00 PM Pease Auditorium
     Dance of the New World - Dana Wilson
     Alegria - Roberto Sierra
     Colonial Song - Percy Aldridge Grainger
     The Lord's Prayer - Frederic H. Pease, arr. Whitney Prince
     College and Cross - Whitney Prince
         *premiere performance*
     The Circus Bee - Henry Filmore


"A Dialogue of Self and Soul"
Friday, 17 October, 2014
8:00 PM Pease Auditorium

     Festive Overture : Shostakovich
     Gone : McAllister
     Dialogue of Self and Soul : Stephenson
          David Pierce, bassoon; Scott Piper, tenor
     This Our Banner fanfare : Nicholas

          *commissioned for Pease Centennial*

     Prelude in Eb Minor : Shostakovich
     Postcard : Ticheli
          H. Robert Reynolds, conductor
     Symphony No. 6 : Persichetti

Winter 2014 Concert Programs

36th Annual Alumni Concert
Sunday, 13 April, 2014
4:00 PM Pease Auditorium

     Cuban Overture : George Gershwin
     "The Alcotts" : Charles Ives/ Arr. Elkus
     Ecstatic Waters : Steven Bryant
          I. Ceremony of Innocence
          II. Augurs
          III. The Gentle Wrath of Simple Man
          IV. The Loving Machinery of Justice
          V. Spiritus Mundi
     Country Band March : Charles Ives

Chamber Winds
Thursday, 13 March, 2014
7:30 PM Pease Auditorium 

     A Philharmonic Fanfare : Eric Ewazen
     Blue Rhythm Quartet : Anthony Korf
     Premier Quator : Jean-Baptiste Singelee
          I. Andante, Allegro
          II. Allegro Vivace
     Perpetuum Mobile : Johann Strauss, Jr.
     Trio for flute, bassoon, and piano in G Major : Ludwig von Beethoven
          II. Adagio
          I. Allegro
     Sonata for horn, trumpet, and trombone : Francis Poulenc
          III. Rondeau
     Aubade : Paul De Wailly
     Serenade No. 10 : Vincent Persichetti
          I. Larghetto
          II. Allegro Comodo
          III. Andante Grazioso
          IV. Andante Cantabile
          V. Allegretto
          VI. Scherzando
          VII. Adagietto
          VIII. Vivo
     Brass Quintet No. 1 : Victor Ewald
          I. Moderato
          II. Adagio non troppo lento
     Old Wine In New Bottles : Gordon Jacob
          I. The Wraggle-Taggle Gypsies
          II. The Three Ravens
          III. Begone, Dull Care!
          IV. Early One Morning
     Quodlibet : Arne Running


Thursday, 13 February, 2014
8:00 PM Pease Auditorium
Dr. Paul Popiel, Guest conductor

     Music for Prague 1968 : Karel Husa
          I. Introduction and Fanfare
          II. Aria
          III. Interlude
          IV. Toccata and Chorale
     The Future of Fire : Zhou Long
     Danse Diabolique : Joseph Hellmeserger, Jr.
     Circuits : Cindy Mctee
     Fantasia in G Major : J.S. Bach
          Dr. Paul Popiel : Guest Conductor
     Introduction, Theme, and Variations : Gioachino Rossini
          Sara DeDonna: Clarinet Soloist (Winner of the 2013 William Stuart Undergraduate Concerto Competition)

Fall 2013 Concert Programs

Sunday, 13 October, 2013
4:00 PM Pease Auditorium
Sandra Jackson, guest faculty artist

     Commando March : Samuel Barber
     Chant funéraire : Gabriel Fauré
     Whispers and Evocations : Peter Terry
       Sandra Jackson, clarinet
     In Wartime : David Del Tredici
     Carmina Burana : Carl Orff/Krance

"BANDORAMA" with Symphonic Band and Marching Band
Saturday, 16 November, 2013
7:00 PM Pease Auditorium
Woody Chenoweth, guest faculty artist

     Woody Chenoweth, guest faculty artist
     Slalom : Carter Pann
     Irish Tune : Percy Grainger
     Concerto for Soprano Saxophone (select mvts.) : John Mackey
       Woody Chenoweth, soprano saxophone

Sunday, 24 November, 2013
4:00 PM Pease Auditorium
Woody Chenoweth, guest faculty artist

     Slalom : Carter Pann
     Irish Tune : Percy Grainger
          Gumsuckers March
     Concerto for Soprano Saxophone (select mvts.) : John Mackey
       Woody Chenoweth, soprano saxophone
     Music for Prague 1968 : Karel Husa


Winter 2013 Concert Programs

April 14, 2013
35th Annual Alumni Concert
Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m.

Ecstatic Fanfare: Steven Bryant
Scherzo: Anthony Iannaccone
          Max Plank, guest conductor
Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, Op. 26: Paul Creston
          II. Meditative
          Chad opfermann, Alto Saxophone (Winner of the 2012 William Stuart Undergraduate Concerto Competition)
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Leonard Bernstein, trans. By Paul Lavender
Go Green!: Thomas Tyra

February 15, 2013
"Flourishes and Meditations”
Pease Auditorium, 8 p.m.

Prof. Kristin Reynolds, guest artist

Gandolfi: Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme
Fisher Tull: Concertino for Oboe and Wind Ensemble
           Kristin Reynolds, oboe
Hause: Tango Variations
Iannaccone: Sea Drift
           I. Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Rocking
           II. On the Beach at Night
           III. Song for All Seas
Wagner, arr. Bourgeois: "Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral" from Lohengrin


Fall 2012 Concert Programs

October 14, 2012

Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m.

Makris: Aegean Festival Overture
Shostakovich/Reynolds: Prelude in E-flat minor, op. 34
Whitacre: Lux Aurumque
            In Memorium
Bach/Paynter: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue, BWV564
Bates: Rusty Air in Carolina
W. Schuman: New England Triptych
                  I. Be Glad Then America
                  II. When Jesus Wept
                  III. Chester

November 17, 2012
“BANDORAMA”  with Symphonic Band and Marching Band

Pease Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Gail Robertson, guest faculty artist

Prokovief: March, op. 99
Grantham: Symphony for Winds and Percussion
              III. Stomp
Pryor: Blue Bells of Scotland
            Prof. Gail Robertson, euphonium
Sousa: Bullets and Bayonets
Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy


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Winter 2012 Concert Programs

April 15, 2012
Alumni Honors Concert
Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and Alumni Band
Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m.

John Estacio/trans. Fraser Linklater - Frenergy
Herbert L. Clarke - The Debutante
(Chad Snider, Trumpet, Winner of the 2011 William Stewart Undergraduate Concerto Competition)
Paul Hindemith - Symphony in B flat
John Philip Sousa - Nobles of the Mystic Shrine

Kent Boulton - Fanfare for a Festival


March 16, 2012
Chamber Winds
Pease Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Igor Stravinsky - Fanfare for a New Theater
Paul Dukas/arr. Wayne Barrington - Fanfare from La Peri
Francis Poulenc - Sextet for Wind Quintet and Piano
     I. Allegro Vivace
Philip Bliss/Arr. Gorski - It is Well With My Soul
Eric Cruickshank - Dancing 7’s
Anton Reicha - Wind Quintet, Op. 88, No. 2
     IV. Finale: Allegretto
Stanley Leonard - Fanfare and Allegro
Zach Collins - Cinematic Fantasy
Jean Rivier - Grave et Presto
Whitney Prince - To The Max


February 24, 2012
College Band Directors National Association Regional Conference
Mount Pleasant, MI
Staples Family Concert Hall, 1:30 p.m.

David Maslanka - Traveler
David Biedenbender - Stomp
James Mobberley - Words of Love, with guest faculty artist MeeAe Cecilia Nam
Claude Debussy/ arr. Mashima - L’isle joyeuse
Michael Daugherty - Lost Vegas


February 17, 2012
Pease Auditorium, 8 p.m.

David Maslanka – Traveler
David Biedenbender – Stomp
James Mobberley – Words of Love, with guest faculty artist MeeAe Cecilia Nam
Claude Debussy/ arr. Mashima - L'Isle Joyeuse  
Michael Daugherty – Lost Vegas
         I.   Viva
         II.  Mirage
         III. Fever


Fall 2011 Concert Programs

November 19, 2011
Pease Auditorium, 7 p.m.
with Symphonic Band and Marching Band

Biedenbender - Stomp
Maslanka - Traveler
Marquez/Nichols - Danzon No. 2
Mackey - Hymn to a Blue Hour


October 16, 2011
Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m.

Hesketh - Masque
Ticheli - Sanctuary
Arnold - English Dances
Holst - Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo
Gould - “Marches” from West Point Symphony


Winter 2011 Concert Programs

April 3, 2011
Alumni Honors Concert
Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and Alumni Band
EMU Faculty Brass
Guest alumni Deborah Lokey, trumpet and David McGrath, conductor
Pease Auditorium, 4 p.m.

Ron Nelson – Rocky Point Holiday
John Corigliano – Gazebo Dances
Leonard Bernstein, arr. Sweeney – Suite from Mass
Leonard Bernstein – Slava!


February 11, 2011
"Winter Winds"
Pease Auditorium, 8 p.m.

Giovanni Gabrieli – Canzon Primi Toni, with guest conductor Amy M. Knopps
W. A. Mozart – Serenade No. 12 in C minor, K.388
Ernst Krenek – Three Merry Marches
Karel Husa – Smetana Fanfare
Georges Hue – Fantasie for Flute
(Jessica Peltz, Flute, winner of the William Stewart Concerto Competition)
Dan Welcher – Minstrels of the Kells


January 21, 2011
"Images of Song and Dance"
Michigan Music Conference
DeVos Place Performance Hall, Grand Rapids

Anthony Iannaccone – Images of Song and Dance No. 2: Terpsichore
Percy A. Grainger – Mock Morris and Colonial Song
Scott McAllister – Black Dog, with Kimberly Cole Luevano
Donald Grantham – J’ai ete au bal



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