Past Programs

May 2017:

March 2017:

December 2016:

October 2016:

May 2016:

Amparito Roca – Jamie Texidor
Dance of the Rose Maidens – Aram Khachaturian
Sabre Dance – Aram Khachaturian
People Who Live In Glass Houses – John Philip Sousa

  • 3. Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, and Rye

Rhythms of Rio – David Bennett
Pennywhistle Jig – Henry Mancini
October – Eric Whitacre
Havendance – David R. Holsinger

March 2016:

the Sinfonians – Clifton Williams
First Suite in E-flat – Gustav Holst
Celebration Tribalesque – Randall D. Standridge
People Who Live In Glass Houses – John Philip Sousa

  • 1. The Champaignes
  • 2. The Rhine Wines
  • 4. The Convention of the Cordials

An Overture on Themes from the “Wizard of Oz” – Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine – John Philip Sousa

December 2015:

Blue Lake Forever – Daniel Kovats
Troika – Sergi Prokofiev
Be Thou My Vision – David R. Gillingham
Four Dance Episodes – Gary Gilroy
The Eighth Candle – Steve Reisteter
How the Grinch Stole Christmas – arr. Larry Clark
A Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson

October 2015:

Sesquicentennial Fanfare – Scott Boerma
Zampa Overture – L. J. F. Jerold
An American Elegy – Frank Ticheli
Selection from “Porgy and Bess” – George and Ira Gershwin
The Fairest of the Fair – John Philip Sousa
Highlights from “Guys and Dolls” – Frank Loesser
Ashoka Farewell – Jay Unger

May 2015:

Huntingdon Celebration – Philip Sparke
With Pleasure – John Philip Sousa
American Sketches

  • I. Shanty Boys and Rich Old Farmers
  • II. Teedle Dinktum Dinktum Day
  • III. Pinery Boy
  • IV. The Jam on Gerry’s Rock

Serenade – Derek Bourgeois
Caribbean Rondo – Pierre La Plante
Beryl Bay – Warren Barker

March 2015:
(The Forest Hills Adult Community Band portion of the Bands on the Grand Festival)

Huntingdon Celebration – Philip Sparke
Dancing Day – Jim Colonna
Gilgamesh – Gregory B. Rudgers
Simple Gifts – Frank Ticheli
Beryl Bay – Warren Barker

December 2014:

Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson
Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol – Percy A. Grainger
Mock Morris – Percy A. Grainger
Russian Christmas Music – Alfred Reed
Sea Lullaby – Eric Whitacre
Shalom! – Philip Sparke

October 2014:

The Free Lance March – John Philip Sousa
American River Songs – Pierre La PLante
The Dragons of Villars – L. Aime Maillart
Rushmore – Alfred Reed
Chroma – Carl Strommen
Sea Songs – R. Vaughan Williams
76 Trombones – Meredith Willson

Motor City Festival of Bands 5, May 18, 2014:

Groove Music – Brian Balmages
Paintings – William Owens

  • I. Prelude
  • II. The Sultan of Morocco
  • III. Birds in Landscape
  • IV. Catherine the Great
  • V. A Flemish Countryside

Waltz, No. 2 – Dmitri Shostakovich

May 2014:

Resurgence – Robert Sheldon
Paintings – William Owens

  • I. Prelude
  • II. The Sultan of Morocco
  • III. Birds in Landscape
  • IV. Catherine the Great
  • V. A Flemish Countryside

Innisfree – Carl Strommen
Ghost Dances (Wounded Knee 1890) – Roland Barrett
Groove Music – Brian Balmages
Waltz, No. 2 – Dmitri Shostakovich

March 2014:
(The Forest Hills Adult Community Band portion of the Bands on the Grand Festival)

Second Suite in F for Military Band – Gustav Holst

  • I. March
  • II. Song without Words
  • III. Song of the Blacksmith
  • IV. Fantasia on the ‘Dargason’

A Childhood Remembered – Rossano Galante
Paintings – William Owens

  • I. Prelude
  • II. The Sultan of Morocco
  • III. Birds in Landscape
  • IV. Catherine the Great
  • V. A Flemish Countryside

Contre Quie, Rose – Morten Lauridsen
Buenaventura – Steve Hodges
Waltz, No. 2 – Dmitri Shostakovich

December 2013:

Konigsmarsch – Richard Strauss
Salvation is Created – Tschesnokoff, arr. Houseknecht
Fum, Fum, Fum – arr. Chip Davis, arr. for Band Longfield
Slavia – Jan Van der Roost
Marche des Parachutistes Belge – Pierre Leemans, arr. Wiley
O Holy Night – Adolphe Charles Adam, arr. Custer
A Celebration of Christmas – Floyd Werle
Jingle Bells Forever – Pierpont/Suosa, arr. Smith

October 2013:

Florentiner March – Julius Fucik, arr. Lake, ed. Fennell
Morning, Noon and Night (In Vienna) – F. von Suppe, arr. Fillmore
Country Gardens English Morris Dance Tune – Percy Grainger, adp Sousa, arr./ed. Schissel
Courtly Airs and Dances

  • I. Intrada
  • II. Basse Danse
  • III. Pavane
  • IV. Satlarello
  • V. Sarabande
  • VI. Allemande

Golliwogg’s Cakewalk
Americans We

May 2013:

Manhattan Beach – John Philip Sousa
Variations on “America” – Charles Ives
Suite of Old American Dances – Robert Russell Bennett

  • I. Cake Walk
  • II. Schoitsche
  • III. Western One-Step
  • IV. Wall Flower Waltz
  • V. Rag

Sleep – Eric Whitacer
Variations on a Shaker Melody – Aaron Copland
The Purple Carnival – Harry L Alford

March 2013:
(The Forest Hills Adult Community Band portion of the Bands on the Grand Festival)

Earle of Oxford’s March – Gordon Jacob
Licolnshire Posy – Percy Grainger

  • I. Lisbon
  • II. Harkstow Grange
  • III. Rufford Park Poachers
  • IV. The Brisk Young Sailor
  • V. Lord Melbourne
  • VI. The Lost Lady

Beachcomber – Clive Richardson
Serenade, Opus 22c – Derek Bourgeois

December 2012:

Overture to “Candide” – Leonard Bernstein – arr. Wheeler
Ave Maria – Franz Shubert, arr.Ticheli
Greensleeves – arr. Alfred Reed
Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo – Malcomb Arnold, arr. Paynter
Cajon Folk Songs II – Frank Ticheli

  • I. Ballad
  • II. Country Dance

Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson

October 2012:

America the Beautiful – Samuel Augustus Ward
March Opus 99 – Sergei Prokofieff
Mannin Veen “Dear Isle of Man” – Haydn Wood
Prelude and Rondo – David R. Holsinger
Loch Lomond – Frank Ticheli
Man of La Mancha – Mitch Leigh
Battle of the Winds – Charles Duble

May 2012:

Festive Overture – Dmitri Schostakovich
Australian Up Country – Percy Grainger, arr.Bainum
La Fiesta Mexicana – H. Owen Reed

  • Mass
  • Aztec Dance

Ol’ Blue Eyes – arr. Jerry Brubaker
Clowns – Philip Parker
Salute to the Duke – arr. Paul Yoder
Pride of the Wolverines – John Philip Sousa

Bands on the Grand – March 2012:
(The Forest Hills Adult Community Band portion of the Bands on the Grand Festival)

Esprit de Corps – Robert Jager
Armenian Dances (Part 1) – Alfred Reed
Ammerland – Jacob de Haan
Satiric Dances – Norman Dello Jio

  • I. Allegro Pesante
  • II. Adagio mest
  • III. Allegro Spumante

Elements – Brian Balmages

  • I. Air
  • II. Water
  • III. Earth
  • IV. Fire

December 2011:

A Festival Prelude – Alfred Reed
Il Re Pastore – W. A. Mozart, arr. Barnes
“Valdres” Norwegian March – J Hanssen, arr. Bainum
Troika (from “Lieutenant Kije”- S. Prokofiev, arr. Curnow
The Eighth Candle – Steve Reisteter
Sussex Mummer’s Carol – Grainger, arr. Simpson
A Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson

October 2011:

Dedicatory Overture – Clifton Williams
Abram’s Pursuit – Davir R. Holsinger
Solas Ane – Samuel R. Hazo
Galop – D. Shostakovich
Into the Raging River – Steven Reineke
Highlights from Guys and Dolls – Frank Loesser, arr. Calvin Custer
The Free Lance March – John Philip Sousa, arr. Brion Schisse

May 2011:

Library of Congress March – John Philip Sousa
Colorado Springs Suite – Philip Sparke

  • I. the Springs Fanfare
  • II. Seven Falls
  • III. Pike’s Peak

Goober Peas – Robert Jager
Our Yesterdays Lengthen Like Shadows – Samuel R. Hazo
Three Celtic Dances – Robert Sheldon

  • I. Reel
  • II. Air
  • III. Jig

Mystic Voyage – Chris M. Bernotes
The Walking Frog – Karl L. King
Lux Arumque – Eric Whitacre

Bands on the Grand – March 2011:
(The Forest Hills Adult Community Band portion of the Bands on the Grand Festival)

Quintology – Gary D. Ziek
An Original Suite for Military Band – Gordon Jacob

  • I. March
  • II. Intermezzo
  • III. Finale

Lux Aurumque – Eric Whitacre
Metroplex -Brian Balmages
Three Celtic Dances – Robert Sheldon

  • I. Reel
  • II. Air
  • III. Jig

December 2010:

Celebration Overture – Paul Creston
Belle of the Ball – Leroy Anderson
O Magnum Mysterium – Marten Lauridsen
Christmas Day -Gustav Holst
Cajun Folk Songs – Frank Ticheli

  • I. La Belle et la Capitaine
  • II. Belle

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Albert Hague
Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson

October 2010:

Washington Grays March – Claudio S. Graulla
Ambrosian Hymn Variants – Donald H. White
Country Gardens – Percy Aldridge Grainger
George Washington Bicentennial March -John Philip Sousa
Gershwin! – arr. Warren Barker
Third Suite – Robert Jager

  • I. March
  • II. Waltz
  • III. Rondo

May 2010:

Montmarte March – Haydn Wood
Polka and Fuge (from the opera “Schwanda, the Bagpiper” – Jaromir Weinberger
Shenandoah – Frank Tichelli
Symphonic Songs for Band – Robert Russell Bennet

  • I. Serenade
  • II. Spiritual
  • III. Celebration

Selections from Les Miserables – arr. Wareren Barker
Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral – Richard Wagner

Bands on the Grand – March 2010:
(The Forest Hills Adult Community Band portion of the Bands on the Grand Festival)

First Suite in E-flat – Gustav Holst

  • I. Chaconne
  • II. Intermezzo
  • III. March

Ye Banks and Braes O’ Bonnie Doon – Percy Grainger
Sevens – Samuel R. Hazo
Hymn of the Highlands – Philip Sparke

  • I. Ardross Castle
  • II. Alladale
  • III. Dundonnell

December 2009:

Festival Prelude – Alfred Reed
A Rhapsody on Christmas Carols – Claude T. Smith
Carol of the Shepherds – arr. Philip Sparke
Troika -Sergei Prokofiev, arr. Jim Curnow
Little Fuge – J. S. Bach, arr. Ronald Romm, Calvin Custer
Chorale and Shaker Dance – John P. Zdechlik
A Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson

October 2009:

Marche Des Parachutisted Belges – Pierre Leemans
Ballet Parisien – Jacques Offenbach
Pastime: A Salute to Baseball – Jack Stamp
October – Eric Whitacre
Sinatra in Concert – arr. Jerry Nowak
On the Mall – Edwin Franco Goldman
West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein
Farandole – Georges Bizet

May 2009:

Royal Procession -Ron Arnon
Eternal Vigilance “The Long Brave Line” – Robert Jager
With Quite Courage – Larry Daehn
Kentucky Sunrise – Karl King/ arr. Robert E. Foster
As the Stars Forever – Warner Hutchison/
A Tribute to Artie Shaw – Arr. James Christensen

with Guest Clarinet Soloist, Dr. Nicholas J. Velenziano

Americans We – Henry Filmore

March 2009:
(The Forest Hills Adult Community Band portion of the Bands on the Grand Festival)

Moorside March – From a Moorside Suite- Gustav Holst, Arr. By Gordon Jack
Ontario Pictures – Howard Cable

  • Downbound From Thunder Bay
  • Point Pelee
  • Old Fort Henry

Poem – Scott Boerma
Folk Song Suite – R. Vaughn Williams

  • March – Seventeen Come Sunday
  • My Bonny Boy
  • Folk Songs From Somerset

Sedona – Steven Reineke

December 2008:

Konigsmarsch – Richard Strauss, Arr. By Roger Barrett
Overture to Christmas Winds – Douglas E. Wagner (ASCAP)
Fantasia in G; “Freude Schoner Gotterfunken” – Timothy Mahr
Amazing Grace – Fran Tichelli
Die Meistersinger – Richard Wagner, scored by Eric Osterling
A Festive Christmas: A Medley of Traditional Christmas Carols – Kenny Bierschenk
Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson

October 2008:

The Chimes of Liberty – Edwin Franko Godman, arr. By Loras J. Schissel
A Copland Tribute – Aaron Copland, adapted by Clare Grundman
The Cowboys – John Williams, arr. By Jim Curnow
Manhattan Beach – John Philip Sousa, re-scored by Bill Holcombe
American Salute – Morton Gould
Stephen Foster Songbook – Stephen Bulla
Ellington (A Tribute to the Duke) – Duke Ellington

May 2008:

American Overture for Band – Joseph Wilcox Jenkins
Norma (Overture) – Vincenzo Bellini Arr. By Leonard Falcone
Chorale and Alleluia – Howard Hanson
Shepherd’s Hey: English Morris Dance – Percy Grainger
First Suite For Band

  • I. March
  • III. Rag
  • IV.Gallop

Sundance – Frank Ticheli
Seventy Six Trombones – Meredith Wilson, arr. By Leroy Anderson

March 2008:

Children’s March “Over the Hills and Far Away” – Percy Grainger
Hopak Raskolnik (A Dance For the Old Believers) – David R. Holsinger

Special Guests: The D’Jangotones

Variations on a Korean Folk Song – John Barnes Chance
Summer Dances – Brian Balmages

December 2007:

Let Us Rejoice – Bill Locklear
Poem – Scott Boerma
Shalom – Phillip Sparks
Be Thou My Vision – David R. Gillingham
Canadian Brass Noel – adapted by Christopher Dedrick
Pat-a-Pan – arr. Robert Longfeld
Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson

October 2007:

Totem Pole – Eric Osterling
Buffalo Jump Ritual – Daniel Bukyich
Cartoon Carnival – Jack Bullock
Alamo – Karl L. King
Fantasy on “Yankee Doodle” – Mark Williams
Music from the Incredibles – Michael Giacchino
What’s Up at the Symphony – arr. by Jerry Brubaker
Colonel Bogey – Kenneth J. Alford

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