McCracken Middle School Band Programs

1999 - 2000
Chip De Stefano, conductor

ALL BAND CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 24, 2000

  • Beginner Band
    • You're a Grand Old Flag - George M. Cohan, arranged by Mike Story
    • A Touch of Baroque - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
  • 5th Grade Band
    • Folk Songs: USA - Traditional, arranged by Gerald Sebesky
    • A Song for Friends - Larry Daehn
    • Prehistoric Suite - Paul Jennings, arranged by Teresa Jennings
      I. Stegosaurus (The Gladiator)
      II. Brontosaurus (Gentle Giant)
      III. Pterodactyls (Graceful Giants of the Sky)
      IV. The Battle (Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops)
  • Concert Band
    • Olympic Spirit - John Williams, arranged by Eric Osterling
    • Two Canadian Sketches - Folk Songs, arranged by John O'Reilly
    • Gypsydance - David Holsinger
    • William Tell - Gioacchino Rossini, arranged by Andrew Balent
  • Symphonic Band
    • Steppin' 'Round - Al "Rags" Anderson, arranged by Cort McClaren
    • Brookpark Overture - James Swearington
    • Time to Say Goodbye - L. Quarantotto, F. Sartori, F. Peterson, arranged by Don Campbell
    • Dinosaurs - Daniel Bukvich

MARCH CONCERT

March 9, 2000

  • 5th Grade Band
    • Folk Song and Dance - Bela Bartok, arranged by Anne McGinty
    • Folk Songs:USA - Traditional, arranged by Gerald Sebesky
    • Stony Creek March - Anne McGinty
  • Concert Band
    • Two Canadan Sketches - John O'Reilly
    • Advance Guard - Jerry Nowak
    • Under the Sea - Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, arranged by John Higgins

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
May 5, 2000

  • Symphonic Band
    • An Irish Rhapsody - Clare Grundman
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey
    • Themes from "Green Bushes" - Percy Grainger, arranged by Larry Daehn

IGSMA STATE CONTEST

April 2000

  • Symphonic Band
    • The Young Patriots - Ralph Gingery
    • An Irish Rhapsody - Clare Grundman
    • Themes from "Green Bushes" - Percy Grainger, arranged by Larry Daehn

MIDWEST MUSIC FESTIVAL

April 2000

  • Symphonic Band
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey
    • Themes from "Green Bushes" - Percy Grainger, arranged by Larry Daehn

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 2000

  • Symphonic Band
    • The Young Patriots - Ralph Gingery
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey
    • Themes from "Green Bushes" - Percy Grainger, arranged by Larry Daehn

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 2, 2000

  • 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 Young Patriots - Ralph Gingery
    • Pirates - Douglas Akey
    • Themes from "Green Bushes" - Percy Grainger, arranged by Larry Daehn
  • Combined Bands
    • The Micky Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd, arranged by Michael Sweeney

Winter Concert

December 8, 1999

  • Symphonic Band
    • Glengarry Hills - David Nelson
    • Cascade River Overture - Douglas Akey
    • Cajun Folk Songs - Frank Ticheli
  • Percussion Ensemble
    • Spinning Song - Traditional, arranged by Chris Brooks

FALL CONCERT

October 18, 1999

  • Symphonic Band
    • Olympic Fanfare and Theme - John Williams, arranged by Jim Curnow
    • Prelude and Fugue in Bb Major - Johann Sebastion Bach, arranged by R. Moehlmann
    • Kentucky 1800 - Clare Grundman
    • Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo - Malcolm Arnold, arranged by John

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