McCracken Middle School Band Programs

1998 - 1999
Chip De Stefano, conductor

ALL BANDS CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 20, 1999

  • Beginner Band
    • March Ahead - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • A Touch of Baroque - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
  • Intermediate Band
    • Concert March - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • Russian Song and Dance - Russian Folk Songs, arranged by Andrew Balent
    • Finale from Symphony No. 1 - Johannes Brahms, arranged by Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • Safari - James Ployhar
  • Concert Band
    • Our Band (March) - Ron Cowerd
    • Cascade Festival Overture - Mark Williams
    • The Phantom of the Opera - Music by Andrew Lloyd Weber Lyrics by Charles Hart Additional Lyrics by Richard Stilgoe and Mike Batt, arranged by Michael Sweeny
    • Windquest - Ron Cowherd
  • Symphonic Band
    • Courtly Airs and Dances - Ron Nelson
      I. Intrada
      III. Pavane (England)
      VI. Allemande (Germany)
    • Over the Rainbow - Music by Harold Arlen Words by E. Y. Harburg, arranged by Jerry Brubaker
    • Red's White and Blue March - Red Skelton, arranged by Don Ferris, transcribed for band by Frank Erickson

MARCH CONCERT

March 11, 1999

  • Intermediate Band
    • Concert March - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
    • African Folk Trilogy - Anne McGinty
    • Cold-Hearted - Elliot Wolff, arranged by Mike Story
    • Coldwater Creek - Robert Sheldon
  • Concert Band
    • Our Band - Gene Milford
    • Ol' Man River - Words by Oscar Hammerstein II Music by Jerome Kern arr. by Eric Osterling
    • Royal March - John Kinyon

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
May 7, 1999

  • Symphonic Band
    • The Ringmaster - James H. Burden
    • Introduction and Rondo - Douglas Akey
    • 'Tis a Gift - Anne McGinty

IGSMA STATE CONTEST

April 1999

  • Symphonic Band
    • The Ringmaster - James H. Burden
    • Introduction and Rondo - Douglas Akey
    • 'Tis a Gift - Anne McGinty

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 1999

  • Symphonic Band
    • The Ringmaster - James H. Burden
    • Introduction and Rondo - Douglas Akey
    • 'Tis a Gift - Anne McGinty

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 1999

  • Beginner Band
    • 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
    • The Ringmaster - James H. Burden
    • Introduction and Rondo - Douglas Akey
    • 'Tis a Gift - Anne McGinty
  • Combined Bands
    • The Micky Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd, arranged by Michael Sweeney

IMEA MUSIC EDUCATION DAY AT THE CAPITOL

Springfield, Illinois
March 18, 1998

  • Percussion Ensemble
    • Africantus - Morris Alan Brand
    • Encounter - Thomas O'Connor
    • Heartbeat - Alice Gomez
    • Japanese Impressions

WINTER CONCERT

December 16, 1998

  • Concert Band
    • Play Elvis - arranged by Spencer H. Klevenow and Ransford E. Pierce
    • Serenade and Dance - Wolfgang A. Mozart, arranged by John O'Reilly
    • Diamond Ridge March - Anne McGinty
    • Danse Jubilante - Robert W. Smith

WINTER CONCERT

December 9, 1998

  • Symphonic Band
    • Shiloh Canyon Fantasy - Douglas Akey
    • Korean Folk Rhapsody Folk Song - arranged by James Curnow
    • Two Philippine Folksongs Folk Song - arranged by Frank Nelson
    • The Child and the Kings - Timothy Broege
  • Percussion Ensemble
    • Africantus - Morris Alan Brand

FALL CONCERT

October 19, 1998

  • Symphonic Band
    • The Battle Pavane - Tielman Susato, arranged by Bob Margolis
    • Andante and Allegro (from Concerto No. 5) - Arcangelo Corelli, arranged by Philip Gordon
    • March of the Offstage Army - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arranged by Ross Hastings
    • March Slav - Peter Ilyich Tschaikowsky, arranged by Frank J. Halferty
    • Overture for Winds - Charles Carter
  • Percussion Ensemble
    • Encounter - Thomas O'Connor

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