McCracken Middle School Band Programs

1996 - 1997
Chip De Stefano, conductor

ALL BANDS CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 21, 1997

  • Beginner Band
    • Kitty Hawk March - John Edmondson
    • A Touch of Baroque - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
  • Beginner Clarinet Sextet
    • Sheep May Safely Graze - Johann Sebastion Bach, arranged by Elton E. Burgstahler
  • Intermediate Band
    • Vesper Song - Russian Hymn, arranged by John Kinyon
    • Baywood Overture - James Swearingen
  • Concert Band
    • Garlandstone: A Nautical Fantasy - Thomas Root
    • Air for Band - Frank Erickson
    • Dinosaurs - Daniel Bukvich
  • Percussion Ensemble
    • Percussion Class Chaos - Dan Kosko

APRIL CONCERT

April 9, 1997

  • Intermediate Band
    • Finale from Symphony No. 1 - Johannes Brahms, arranged by Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • Mountain Mystery - James MacBeth
    • Safari - James Ployhar
    • Sahara Crossing - James Ployhar
    • 25 or 6 to 4 - Robert Lamm, arranged by John Edmondson
    • California Girls - Brian Wilson, arranged by Mike Story
    • Old Man River - Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern, arranged by Eric Osterling
    • March Ahead - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • Coldwater Creek - Robert Sheldon

IGSMA STATE CONTEST

April 1997

  • Concert Band
    • The Thunderer - John Philip Sousa
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 1997

  • Concert Band
    • The Thunderer - John Philip Sousa
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

February 27, 1997

  • Beginner Band
    • Cardiff by the Sea
    • 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
    • Sweetly Sings the Donkey - Traditional
    • Mary Ann - West ndies Folk Song
    • Jingle Bells - J.S. Pierpont
  • Concert Band
    • The Thunderer - John Philip Sousa
    • Polly Oliver - Thomas Root
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey
  • Combined Bands
    • The Micky Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd, arranged by Michael Sweeney

WINTER CONCERT

December 11, 1996

  • Symphonic Band
    • Brentwood Pass - Jerry Williams
    • Chanukah, O' Chanukah - Traditional, arranged by Sandy Feldstein
    • Liberty Bell - John Philip Sousa, arranged by Eric Osterling
    • Fantasy on a Bell Carol - Edward J. Madden

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