Concert Band Repertoire

The Concert Band, established in Winter 2011, is open to all students in the University. No audition is required for participation. This course is designed for non-music majors wanting to further develop their individual and ensemble skills through presenting concert band literature in rehearsal and performance. Music major participation on secondary performance areas is welcomed and encouraged. Course may be repeated for credit.

For complete repertoire, please click on a specific year.

  • 2017

    April 10, 7:30 p.m., Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, conductor
    Todd Nichols, graduate assistant conductor

    • Entry March of the Boyars, Op.17 – Johan Halvorsen arr. Frederick Fennell
    • A Childhood Hymn - David Holsinger
    • Todd Nichols, graduate assistant conductor
    • Sweet Like That - Christopher Theofanidis
    • Kentucky 1800 - Clare Grundman
    • A Little Tango Music - Adam Gorb

    February 12, 4 p.m., Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, conductor

    • Gypsydance - David Holsinger
    • Serenade for Wind Band, Op. 22C - Derek Bourgeois
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Bombasto March - O.R. Farrar/ arr. Balent
  • 2016

    April 11, 7:30 p.m., Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, conductor

    • Danza Final from Estancia - Alberto Ginastera/ arr. Longfield
    • Bloom - Steven Bryant
    • Zenith - Peter Meechan
    • I Am - Andrew Boysen
    • The Gallant Seventh - John Philip Sousa/ ed. Frederick Fennell

    February 14, 4 p.m., Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, conductor

    • Lauda - Timothy Miles
    • Song for Lyndsay - Andrew Boysen
    • Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo - Malcolm Arnold
  • 2015

    April 15, 7:30 p.m. Pease Auditorium 

    Amy M. Knopps, conductor

    • Overture for Winds - Charles Carter
    • The Red Balloon - Anne McGinty
    • Charm - Kevin Puts
    • Prairie Songs - Pierre LaPlante
    • Hebrides Suite – Clare Grundman

    February 15, 4 p.m., Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, conductor

    • April – Aaron Perrine
    • Elegy for a Young American – Ronald Lo Presti
    • Amazing Grace – Frank Ticheli
    • Legends and Heroes: American Folksong Suite No. 1 – Pierre La Plante
    • I. Patrick on the Railway
    • II. Sweet Betsy
    • III. Little David, Play On!
  • 2014

    April 14, 7:30 p.m., Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, conductor

    • Tricycle – Andrew Boysen Jr.
    • Two Grainger Melodies – Percy Grainger, transc. Joseph Kreines
    • I. Six Dukes Went A – Fishing
    • II. Early One Morning
    • Paper Cut – Alex Shapiro
    • Military Symphony in F – Francois –Joseph Gossec, ed. Richard Franko
    • Goldman & Robert L. Leist
    • I. Allegro Maestoso
    • II. Larghetto
    • III. Allegro
    • Cafe 512 – Ryan George

    February 16, 4 p.m., Pease Auditorium 

    Amy M. Knopps, Conductor

    • A Tallis Prelude –Douglas Akey
    • Yorkshire Ballad –James Barnes
    • Courtly Airs and Dances –Ron Nelson
    • Sang! –Dana Wilson
  • 2013

    April 15, 7:30 p.m., Pease Auditorium 

    Amy M.. Knopps, Conductor
    Matt Balmer, Graduate Assistant Conductor

    • Moorside March –Gustav Holst
    • Dusk –Steven Bryant
    • Chant Rituals –Elliot Del Borgo
    • Old Churches –Michael Colgrass
    • Chorale and Shaker Dance –John Zdechlik

    February 17, 4 p.m, Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, Conductor

    • Symphonic Overture – Charles Carter
    • Balladair – Frank Erickson
    • March of the Belgian Paratroopers – Pierre Leemans
    • Variations of a Korean Folksong – John Barnes Chance
  • 2012

    April 16, 8 p.m., Pease Auditorium 

    Amy M. Knopps, Conductor
    Cornelius Young, Graduate Assistant Conductor
    Reena Young, Graduate Assistant Conductor

    • Flourish for Wind Band – Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Air for Band – Frank Erickson
    • Court Festival – William Latham
    • Chant and Jubilo – Francis McBeth
    • His Honor – Henry Fillmore

    February 19, 4 p.m., Pease Auditorium 

    Amy M. Knopps, Conductor
    Cornelius Young, Graduate Assistant Conductor
    Reena Young, Graduate Assistant Conductor

    • Hosts of Freedom March – Karl King
    • As Summer Was Just Beginning – Larry Daehn
    • Cajun Folk Songs – Frank Ticheli
  • 2011

    April 12, 8 p.m., Pease Auditorium

    Amy M. Knopps, Conductor
    Cornelius Young, Graduate Assistant Conductor
    Reena Young, Graduate Assistant Conductor

    • Toccata for Band – Frank Erickson
    • On a Hymnsong of Phillip Bliss – David Holsinger
    • Prelude and Fugue in B-Flat Major-J.S. Bach/R. L. Moehlmann
    • The Battle Pavane – Tielman Susato
    • Three Ayres from Gloucester – Hugh Stuart
    • I. The Jolly Earl of Chomandeley
    • II. Ayre for Eventide
    • III. The Fiefs of Wembly
    • Brighton Beach Concert March – William Latham

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