McCracken Middle School Band Programs

2010-2011
Chip De Stefano, Conductor
David Morrison, Conductor

ALL BANDS CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 16, 2011

  • Beginner Band
    • Jim Along Josie - Traditional
    • Skip to My Lou - Traditional
    • Simple Song - Peter Reynolds
    • Chant for Percussion - Andrew Balent
  • Intermediate Band
    • Trumpet Voluntary - Jeremiah Clark, arranged by Brad Schoener
    • A Song for Friends - Larry Daehn
    • Shepherd's Hey - Traditional, arranged by Chip De Stefano
  • Concert Band
    • Chariot Race - Willaim Owens
    • The Water is Wide - Traditional, arranged by James Swearingen
    • Ancient City of Stone - Kirk Vogel
  • Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Chorale and Capriccio - Ceasar Giovannini
    • The Beatles: 1964! - arranged by Michael Brown
    • Music from Wicked - arranged by Michael Sweeney

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

May 6, 2011

  • Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Unraveling - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • Chorale and Capriccio - Ceasar Giovannini

IGSMA STATE FESTIVAL

April 29, 2011

  • Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • Chorale and Capriccio - Ceasar Giovannini

EXCELLENCE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSIC AWARDS CONCERT

Music Institute of Chicago
Nichol's Concert Hall
Evanston, Illinois
March 19, 2011

  • Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • Foundry - John Mackey
  • Symphonic Band with Attaca Woodwind Quintet and Axiom Brass Quintet
    • A Copland Tribute - adapted by Clare Grundman

MARCH CONCERT

March 17, 2011

  • Intermediate Band
    • Midnight Mission - Brian Balmages
    • Midnight Sky - Brian Balmages
    • Midnight Madness - Brian Balmages
    • Temple of Darkness - Rob Grice
  • Concert Band
    • Olympic Spirit - John Williams, arranged by Eric Osterling
    • The King's Feast - arranged by Ken Singleton
    • Gates of Orion - Michael Sweeney

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 16, 2011

  • 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
    • Jingle Bells
  • Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • A Copland Tribute - adapted by Clare Grundman
  • Combined Bands
    • Mickey Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd, arr. by MIchael Sweeney

IGSMA District Contest

March 12, 2011

  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • A Copland Tribute - adapted by Clare Grundman

MENC NORTH CENTRAL DIVISION CONFERENCE
OMEA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

January 28, 2011
Matthew Olson, saxophone

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  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • Unraveling - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
    • Simple Song - Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • Fantasy on American Sailing Songs - Clare Grundman
    • Mass from La Fiesta Mexicana - H. Owen Reed
    • Diversion - Bernhard Heiden
    • Foundry - John Mackey
    • Men of Ohio - Henry Fillmore

WINTER CONCERT

December 9, 2010

  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • Men of Ohio - Henry Fillmore
    • Fantasy on American Sailing Songs - Clare Grundman
    • Simple Song - Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • Unraveling - Andrew Boysen, Jr.

5TH GRADE BAND AND CONCERT BAND
FALL CONCERT

November 18, 2010

  • Middleton Elementary School 5th Grade Band
    • Starsplitter Fanfare - Brian Balmages
    • Coldwater Creek - Robert Sheldon
    • Time Traveler - Randy Navarre
    • Hallelujah Chorus - George Frederic Handel, arranged by Timothy Loest
  • McCracken Middle School Concert Band
    • Dragons in the Mist - Randy Navarre
    • Incantation and Ritual - Brian Balmages
    • Shaker Hymn - John O'Reilly
    • Knights of the Round Table - Steve Rouse

ANNUAL FALL CONCERT

October 14, 2010

  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • Our Kingsland Spring - Samuel Hazo
    • Return of the Dawn Treader - Richard Meyer
    • Chorale and Fugue - J. S. Bach, arranged by Larry Daehn
    • Suite from Bohemia - Vaclav Nelhybel
      I. Procession to the Castle
      II. Folk Tale
      III. Tournament
      IV. Round Dance
    • When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Louis Lambert, arranged by Frank Erickson

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