McCracken Middle School Band Programs

1997 - 1998
Chip De Stefano, Conductor

ALL BANDS CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 21, 1998

  • Beginner Band
    • Big Chief Tomahawk - Fred Weber
    • A Touch of Baroque - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
  • 5th Grade Band
    • Grandfather's Clock - Traditional, arrnaged by John Kinyon
    • Sunrise, Sunset - Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, arranged by John Edmondson
    • Alleluia - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arranged by John O'Reilly
  • Brass Quartet
    • Primi Toni - Johann Pachabel, arranged by Robert King
  • Concert Band
    • Hound Dog - Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • The Huron Carol - French Folk Song, arranged by John Edmondson
    • Thunder Bay Legend - David Shaffer
  • Symphonic Band
    • The Great Wall: Songs of China - arranged by Anne McGinty
    • Aurora Borealis - David Zabriskie (World Premier)
    • On My Own - Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, arranged by Johnnie Vinson
    • When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Louis Lambert, arranged by Frank Erickson
  • Percussion Ensemble
    • The Evening News - Chris Brooks

MARCH CONCERT

March 12, 1998

  • 5th Grade Band
    • Stony Creek March - Anne McGinty
    • This Old Man - Traditional, arranged by Peter Reynolds
    • Of Castles and Kings - Frank Erickson
    • Baywood Overture - James Swearington
  • Concert Band
    • American Patrol - F. W. Meacham, arranged by John Kinyon
    • Deux Chansons Francaises - Laurie Lafferty
    • Aura Lee - Traditional, arranged by John Kinyon
    • Little Big Horn - James MacBeth
    • God Bless the U.S.A. - Lee Greenwood, arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • Arlington Overture - Anne McGinty

IGSMA STATE CONTEST

April 1998

  • Symphonic Band
    • March - "Seventeen Come Sunday" - Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Frasier's Grove Suite - Steve Hodges
    • Spirit! - Douglas Akey

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 1998

  • Symphonic Band
    • March - "Seventeen Come Sunday" - Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Portrait of a Clown - Frank Ticheli
    • Spirit! - Douglas Akey (World Premier)

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 5, 1998

  • 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
    • Sweetly Sings the Donkey - Traditional
    • Mary Ann - West Indies Folk Song
  • Symphonic Band
    • March - "Seventeen Come Sunday" - Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Portrait of a Clown - Frank Ticheli
    • Spirit! - Douglas Akey
  • Combined Bands
    • The Micky Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd, arranged by Michael Sweeney

WINTER CONCERT

December 10, 1997

  • Symphonic Band
    • Fantasie Noel - Douglas Akey
    • In the Bleak Mid-Winter - Gustav Holst, arranged by Robert W. Smith
    • Blessing of the Hannukah Candles - Folk Song, arranged by Chip De Stefano
    • Tournament - Stephen Bulla

FALL CONCERT

October 20, 1997

  • Symphonic Band
    • Manhattan Beach - John Philip Sousa, arranged by Nick Contorno
    • Sarabanda and Gavotta - Arcangelo Corelli, arranged by Clair W. Johnson
    • The Red Balloon - Anne McGinty
    • Gypsydance - David Holsinger
    • A Quiet Rain - Walter Cummings
    • Peregrin (A Traveler's Tale) - Douglas Akey

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