McCracken Middle School Band Programs

2000 - 2001
Chip De Stefano, Conductor

ALL BANDS CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 25, 2001

  • Beginner Band
    • Sahara Crossing - James Ployhar
    • A Touch of Baroque - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
  • 5th Grade Band
    • Alleluia - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arranged by Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • Bavarian Folk Dance - John Kinyon
    • Thunder Bay Legend - David Shaffer
  • Concert Band
    • Song for the Winter Moon - Walter Cummings
    • Anthem - John Edmondson
    • Mountain Mystery - James MacBeth
    • Mission: Impossible Theme - Lalo Schifrin, arranged by Paul Lavender
  • Symphonic Band
    • A Longford Legend - Robert Sheldon
      I. A Longford Legend
      II. Mollyburn Bawn
      III. Killyburn Brae
    • Praeludium - Dietrich Buxtehude, arranged by Chip De Stefano
    • The Great Locomotive Chase - Robert W. Smith

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
May 4, 2001

  • Symphonic Band
    • March Heroic - Jeffrey Taylor
    • An American Folk Rhapsody No. 3 - Clare Grundman
    • A Longford Legend - Robert Sheldon
      I. A Longford Legend
      II. Mollyburn Bawn
      III. Killyburn Brae

IGSMA STATE CONTEST

April 27, 2001

  • Symphonic Band
    • March Heroic - Jeffrey Taylor
    • An American Folk Rhapsody No. 3 - Clare Grundman
    • A Longford Legend - Robert Sheldon
      I. A Longford Legend
      II. Mollyburn Bawn
      III. Killyburn Brae

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 17, 2001

  • Symphonic Band
    • March Heroic - Jeffrey Taylor
    • Slavonic Folk Suite - Alfred Reed
      I. Children's Carol
      II. Cathedral Chorus
    • A Longford Legend - Robert Sheldon
      I. A Longford Legend
      II. Mollyburn Bawn
      III. Killyburn Brae

MARCH CONCERT

March 7, 2001

  • 5th Grade Band
    • Haydn's Surprise - F. J. Haydn, arranged by Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • The Victors - arranged by Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • Deux Chansons Francaises - Laurie Lafferty
    • Baywood Overture - James Swearington
  • Concert Band
    • God Bless the U.S.A. - Lee Greenwood, arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • Nottingham Castle - Larry Daehn
    • Mountain Mystery - James MacBeth
    • Prelude to a Festival - Anne McGinty

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 1, 2001

  • Beginner Band
    • Hot Cross Buns - English Folk Song
    • Au Clair de la Lune - French Folk Song
    • Down by the Station - Traditional
    • Merrily We Roll Along - Traditional
    • Lightly Row - Traditional
    • Song of the Fjords - Norwegian Folk Song
    • Farm Out - Traditional
    • Sweetly Sings the Donkey - Traditional
    • Mary Ann - West Indies Folk Song
  • Symphonic Band
    • March Heroic - Jeffrey Taylor
    • Slavonic Folk Suite - Alfred Reed
      II. Cathedral Chorus
    • A Longford Legend - Robert Sheldon
      III. Killyburn Brae
  • Combined Bands
    • The Micky Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd

ILLINOIS MUSIC EDUCATION ASSOCIATION STATE CONFERENCE

Peoria, Illinois
January 15, 2001

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  • Symphonic Band
    • A Farnaby Prelude - Douglas Akey
    • Peace Song - Timothy Broege
    • British Isle Suite - Larry Daehn
      I. Marching Song
      II. Barbara Allen
      III. Farewell, Dundee
    • Chorale and Shaker Dance - John Zdechlik

WINTER CONCERT

December 13, 2001

  • Symphonic Band
    • Peace Song - Timothy Broege
    • British Isle Suite - Larry Daehn
      I. Marching Song
      II. Barbara Allen
      III. Farewell, Dundee
    • A Farnaby Prelude - Douglas Akey
    • Chorale and Shaker Dance - John Zdechlik

FALL CONCERT

October 16, 2001

  • Symphonic Band
    • British Isles Suite - Larry Daehn
      I. Marching Song
    • Rhythm Machine - Timothy Broege
    • Fanfare, Ode, and Festival - Bob Margolis (after Claude Gervaise)
    • Air for Band - Frank Erickson
    • Royal Gorge - Walter Cummings

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