Concerts from 2008


May 3, 2008

7:30 pm, spring concertCalvary United Methodist Church, Normal

Featured trombone soloist, Stephen Parsons from Illinois State University

Amparito Roca by Jaime Texidor

Brass Metamorphosis by James Curnow

Salvation is Created by Pavel Tschesnokoff, arr. James Hile

Rhapsody for Trombone by Gordon Langford soloist Stephen Parsons

Entry of the Gladiators by Julius Fucik, arr. Gordon Langford

Amazing Grace arr. William Himes

Chequerboard by Gordon Langford

Sinfonietta by Gordon Langford

July 29, 2008

7:00 pm, summer concertMiller Park, Bloomington(Rained out)

August 16, 2008

6:30 pm, summer concertMcGraw Park, Bloomington

Entry of the Gladiators, Julius Fucik

Wizard of Oz, Harold Arlen

Amparito Roca, Jaime Texidor

Amazing Grace, William Himes

Washington Post March, John Philip Sousa

St. Louis Blues, W. C. Handy

Sound of Music, Rogers and Hammerstein

Chequerboard, Gordon Langford

Arsenal, Jan Van der Roost

Finale from William Tell, G. Rossini

September 11, 2008

6:30 pm, Patriot Day CeremonyInterstate Center, Bloomington

Washington Post March, John Philip Sousa

Arsenal, Jan Van der Roost

Sempre Fidelis, John Philip Sousa

Death or Glory, R. B. Hall, arr. R. Smith

Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa

December 6, 2008

7:30 pm, holiday concertCalvary United Methodist Church, Normal

Carol Setting—Good Christian Men Rejoice by Leslie Condon

Toccata by Frescobaldi, trans. James Curnow

Joy in Bethlehem by Leslie Condon

Away in a Manger arr. Peter Graham (Marty Abbot, Flugel soloist)

Christmas Tidings by Robert Redhead

Four Dances from The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, arr. Philip Sparke

I. MarchII. Dance of the Sugar Plum FairyIII. Arabian DanceIV. Trepak

A Carol Fantasy by Eric Ball

A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson, arr Andrew Duncan

Christmas Calypso by Peter Graham