McCracken Middle School Band Programs

2004 - 2005
Chip De Stefano, Conductor

ALL BANDS CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 23, 2005

  • Beginner Band
    • Jim Along Josie - Traditional
    • Skip it Lou - Traditional
    • You're a Grand Old Flag - George M. Cohan, arranged by Michael Story
    • A Touch of Baroque - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
  • 5th Grade Band
    • Old Man River - Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern, arranged by Eric Osterling
    • Legend of the Yankee Clippers - James Swearingen
  • Concert Band
    • Command March - John Edmondson
    • 25 or 6 to 4 - Robert Lamm, arranged by John Edmondson
    • Russian Sailor's Dance - Reinhold Glier, arranged by Andrew Balent
  • Symphonic Band
    • The American Dream - James A. Beckel, Jr.
    • British Isles Suite - Larry Daehn
      I. Marching Song
      II. Barbara Allen
      III. Farewell, Dundee
    • Highlights from Les Miserables - Alain Boublil and Claude Michel Schonberg, arranged by Johnnie Vinson

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
May 6, 2005

  • Symphonic Band
    • The American Dream - James A. Beckel, Jr.
    • Cajun Folk Songs - Frank Ticheli
    • Polka from "Schwanda the Bagpiper" - Jaromir Weinberger, trans. by Glenn C. Bainum

2005 Superstate

IGSMA STATE CONTEST

April 23, 2005

  • Symphonic Band
    • Circus Days - Karl King
    • Cajun Folk Songs - Frank Ticheli
    • Polka from "Schwanda the Bagpiper" - Jaromir Weinberger, trans. by Glenn C. Bainum

MARCH CONCERT

March 10, 2005

  • 5th Grade Band
    • Train Heading West - Timothy Broege
      I. Prairie Ritual
      II. Rain on the Mountain
      III. Train Heading West
    • Outback - Andrew Will
  • Concert Band
    • Atlantis - Anne McGinty
    • California Girls - Brian Wilson, arranged by Mike Story
    • Gates of Orion - Michael Sweeney
    • Hound Dog - Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, arranged by Michael Sweeney

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 12, 2005

  • Symphonic Band
    • Circus Days - Karl King
    • Prelude and Fugue in Bb Major - J. S. Bach, arranged by Roland Moehlmann
    • Polka from "Schwanda the Bagpiper" - Jaromir Weinberger, trans. by Glenn C. Bainum

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 2, 2005

  • Beginner Band
    • Cardiff by the Sea - Traditional
    • 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
    • Circus Days - Karl King
    • Peace Song - Timothy Broege
    • Polka from "Schwanda the Bagpiper" - Jaromir Weinberger, trans. by Glenn C. Bainum
  • Combined Bands
    • The Micky Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd, arranged by Michael Sweeney

IMEA ALL STATE CONFERENCE

Peoria, Illinois
January 28, 2005

Beyond Their Years: Musical and Technical Excellence in Young Bands

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  • Members of the Symphonic Band and Urbana Middle School Band
    • Kentucky 1800 - Clare Grundman
    • Shenandoah - Frank Ticheli
    • Rough Riders - Karl King

MENC NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Michigan Music Education In-Service Conference
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
January 21, 2005

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  • Symphonic Band
    • March: Seventeen Come Sunday - Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Variation Overture - Clifton Williams
    • Kentucky 1800 - Clare Grundman
    • Shenandoah - Frank Ticheli
    • Onafade Noslo for Tenor Saxophone and Concert Band - Don Owens (World Premier)
    • Prelude and Fugue in Bb Major - J. S. Bach, arranged by Roland Moehlmann
    • Pride of the Wolverines - John Philip Sousa, edited by Frederick Fennell

MENC NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE

WINTER CONCERT

December 7, 2004

  • Symphonic Band
    • March: Seventeen Come Sunday - Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Kentucky 1800 - Clare Grundman
    • Shenandoah - Frank Ticheli
    • Pride of the Wolverines - John Philip Sousa, edited by Frederick Fennell

FALL/WINTER CONCERT

November 17, 2004

  • 5th Grade Band
    • Dragon Slayer - Rob Grice
    • Coldwater Creek - Robert Sheldon
  • Concert Band
    • Fire Dance - Douglas Akey
    • In the Midnight Hour - Steve Cropper and Wilson Pickett, arranged by Johnnie Vinson
  • Combined Bands
    • God Bless the USA - Lee Greenwood, arranged by Michael Sweeney

FALL CONCERT

October 13, 2004

  • Symphonic Band
    • The Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key, arranged by John Kinyon
    • Olympic Fanfare and Theme - John Williams, arranged by James Curnow
    • Cathedral - Lloyd Conley
    • Prelude and Fugue in Bb Major - J. S. Bach, arranged by Roland Moehlmann
    • Three Ayres from Gloucester - Hugh Stuart
      I. The Jolly Earl of Cholmondeley
    • Variation Overture - Clifton Williams

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