McCracken Middle School Band Programs

2009-2010
Chip De Stefano, Conductor
David Morrison, Conductor

ALL BANDS CELEBRATION CONCERT

MAY 17, 2010

  • Beginner Band
    • Jim Along Josie - Traditional
    • Skip to My Lou - Traditional
    • Chant for Percussion - Andrew Balent
    • Fanfare March - Frank Erickson
  • Intermediate Band
    • Knights of the Round Table - Tom Rudolph and Drew Shanefield
    • Cha Cha Del Sol - Frode Thingnaes
    • You're a Grand Old Flag - George M. Cohan, arranged by Mike Story
    • Hound Dog - Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, arranged by Michael Sweeney
  • Concert Band
    • Russian Song and Dance - Andrew Balent
    • Discovery Overture - Anne McGinty
    • Mountain Mystery - James MacBeth
  • Symphonic Band
    • Hosts of Freedom - Karl King, ed. by John P. Paynter
    • Rainbow Connection - Kenneth Ascher and Paul Williams, arranged by John Moss
    • Fa Una Canzona - Orazio Vecchi, arranged by Larry Daehn
    • Chorale and Shaker Dance - John Zdechlik

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

MAY 7, 2010

  • Symphonic Band
    • Hosts of Freedom - Karl King, ed. by John P. Paynter
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Chorale and Shaker Dance - John Zdechlik

IGSMA STATE CONTEST

April 24, 2010

  • Symphonic Band
    • Hosts of Freedom - Karl King, ed. by John P. Paynter
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Chorale and Shaker Dance - John Zdechlik

MARCH CONCERT

March 18, 2010

  • Intermediate Band
    • Deux Chansons Francaise - Laurie Lafferty
    • Ayre and Dance - Bruce Pearson
    • Liturgical Fanfare - Robert W. Smith
  • Concert Band
    • Russian Song and Dance - Andrew Balent
    • Two Canadian Sketchs - John O'Reilly
    • Serenade and Dance - W. A. Mozart, arranged by John O'Reilly
  • Combined Concert Band and Intermediate Band
    • Trumpet Voluntary - Jeremiah Clark, arranged by Brad Schoener

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 13, 2010

  • Symphonic Band
    • Hosts of Freedom - Karl King, ed. by John P. Paynter
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Variation Overture - Clifton Williams

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 10, 2010

  • Beginner Band
    • Hot Cross Buns
    • Au Clair de la Lune
    • Mary Had a Little Lamb
    • The Cuckoo
    • Lightly Row
    • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
    • Old MacDonald Had a Farm
    • London Bridge
  • Symphonic Band
    • Hosts of Freedom - Karl King, ed. by John P. Paynter
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Variation Overture - Clifton Williams
  • Combined Bands
    • Jingle Bells

IMEA ALL STATE CONFERENCE

January 28, 2010

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  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • The Footlifter - Henry Fillmore
    • A Tallis Prelude - Douglas Akey
    • Korean Folk Rhapsody - James Curnow
    • Novo Lenio - Samuel R. Hazo
    • American Riversongs - Pierre La Plante

WINTER CONCERT

December 9, 2009

  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • As Winds Dance - Samuel R. Hazo
    • Korean Folk Rhapsody - James Curnow
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey
    • The Footlifter - Henry Fillmore
    • Novo Lenio - Samuel R. Hazo

INTERMEDIATE BAND AND CONCERT BAND
FALL CONCERT

November 19, 2009

  • Skokie School District 73.5 Intermediate Band
    • Rise to Power - Rob Grice
    • Dragon Slayer - Rob Grice
  • McCracken Middle School Concert Band
    • Alpha Squadron - Greg Hillis
    • Shepherd's Hey - Percy Granger, arranged by Chip De Stefano
  • Combined Bands
    • Chorale and Mystic Chant - Timothy Loest
    • Trepak - P.I. Tchaikovsky, arranged by Brad Schoener
    • This Old Man - Traditional, arranged by Larry Neeck

ANNUAL FALL CONCERT

October 15, 2009
Tina Laughlin, congos

  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • The Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key, arranged by John Kinyon
    • As Winds Dance - Samuel Hazo
    • A Renaissance Festival - Claude Gervaise, arranged by Kenneth Singleton
      I. Procession and Revelry
      II. Pavanne and Galliard
      III. The Lover's Lament
      IV. Royal Celebration
    • Flourish for Wind Band - Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Music for Queen Mary - Henry Purcell, arranged by Robert Garofalo
    • A Sailor's Odyssey - David Bobrowitz
  • McCracken Middle School Percussion Ensemble
    • Taiko and Congo Fantasy - Barry Grossman

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