2018-19 Program

Saturday, September 29, 3pm, Bailey Hall
“Something Old, Something New”

Sonata pian’e forte Giovanni Gabrieli
Sinfonia for Winds Gaetano Donizetti
Overture to “Colas Breugnon” Dmitri Kabalevsky/trans. Donald Hunsberger
Huldigungsmarsch Richard Wagner
Southern Harmony Donald Grantham

Saturday, November 17, 7pm, Bailey Hall
“Symphonic Dances”

With the USAF Heritage of America Band & Cornell Dancers choreographed by Jumay Chu

Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs Leonard Bernstein
Selections from “The Danserye” Tielman Susato/trans. Patrick Dunnigan
Montuno Roberto Sierra/trans. James Spinazzola
Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story” Bernstein/trans. Paul Lavender
Selections from “The Danserye” Tielman Susato/trans. Patrick Dunnigan
Montuno Roberto Sierra/trans. James Spinazzola
Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story” Bernstein/trans. Paul Lavender

Saturday, January 12, Jacmel, Haiti

With musicians from L’Ecole de Musique Sainte Trinité, The Rev. David Cesar, conductor

Featuring the world premiere of a new composition by Haitian-American composer Sydney Guillaume

Tuesday, January 15, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Carol Morgan School

Program TBA

Saturday, March 2, 3pm, Bailey Hall

Juliana Pepinsky, flute
Barry Sharp, guest composer
With the Ithaca High School Wind Ensemble

Capriccio Espagnol Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov/trans. Lawrence Odom
“Silver Lining” Flute Concerto Frank Ticheli
Familiar Landscapes Barry Sharp (premiere)
Romanian Overture Thomas Doss

Sunday, April 14, 7pm, Klarman Hall
Cornell Wind Octet

With vocalists Brigid Lucey & Austin Cody

Serenade in E-flat, K. 375 W.A. Mozart        
Bastien und Bastienne Mozart/trans. James Spinazzola

Sunday, May 5, 3pm, Bailey Hall

Daniel Sabzghabaei, guest composer
With the Cornell Chorale & Chamber Singers, Stephen Spinelli conductor

Percy Grainger and Igor Stravinsky were born weeks apart in the summer of 1882.  This afternoon we examine their remarkable careers and highly personal compositional styles, and highlight two masterworks: Grainger’s Lincolnshire Posy (1937), and Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms (1930).  

Rocky Point Holiday Ron Nelson
Lincolnshire Posy 
Percy Grainger
New Work Daniel Sabzghabaei (premiere)
Aurora Awakes John Mackey
Symphony of Psalms Igor Stravinsky

2017-18 Program

Friday, August 25, Arts Quad
Inauguration of President Martha E. Pollack

Sunday, October 1, 3pm, Bailey Hall
Blaise Bryski, pianist
David Borden & Mark Winges, guest composers

Variations on “America”Charles Ives/trans. William Rhodes
Variations on America by Charles Ives as Heard on the Jingle Jangle Morning in Emerson Playground by You and the Signers of the United States Constitution (and who knows, maybe the FBI) David Borden/ed. James Spinazzola
Breath & Hammers Mark Winges, with pianist Blaise Bryski (world premiere *)
Irish Tune from County Derry
Shepherd’s Hey Percy Grainger
Angels in the Architecture Frank Ticheli       
* World premiere as part of the Karel Husa memorial commissioning project

Friday, November 17, 8pm, Bailey Hall
Janice Macaulay, guest composer

With the Cornell Klezmer Ensemble
*Free dance lessons at 7pm!*

A Solemn FanfareByron Adams *
Early One Morning from “Old Wine in New Bottles” Gordon Jacob
March from “Symphonic Metamorphosis” Paul Hindemith/trans. Keith Wilson
Kaleidoscope Janice Macaulay *
Lost VegasMichael Daugherty
Yiddish DancesAdam Gorb

        * World premiere as part of the Karel Husa memorial commissioning project

Monday, December 4, 8pm, Bailey Hall
Oxford University Wind Orchestra

Saturday, March 10, 2pm, Woolsey Hall, Yale University
College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Eastern Division conference

Variations on “America” Charles Ives/trans. William Rhodes
Variations on America by Charles Ives as Heard on the Jingle Jangle Morning in Emerson Playground by You and the Signers of the United States Constitution (and who knows, maybe the FBI) David Borden/ed. James Spinazzola
Breath & Hammers Mark Winges, with pianist Blaise Bryski 
               II. South of Midnight
               III. Blurry Scurry
 Acknowledgement from “A Love Supreme” John Coltrane, arr. Wynton Marsalis, trans. James Spinazzola
 Prologue from “West Side Story” Leonard Bernstein, arr. Dave Grusin, trans. James Spinazzola, with trumpeter Paul Merrill
 Overture to “Candide” Bernstein, trans. Clare Grundman

Wednesday, March 28, 8pm, Bailey Hall
With A.D. White Professor-At-Large Wynton Marsalis & the Cornell Jazz Ensemble

 Overture to “Candide” LeonardBernstein, trans. Clare Grundman
 Prologue from “West Side Story” Leonard Bernstein, arr. Dave Grusin, trans. James Spinazzola
 Concerto for Cootie Duke Ellington, trans. James Spinazzola
 Tourist Point of View from “The Far East Suite” Ellington & Billy Strayhorn, arr. James Spinazzola
 Acknowledgement from “A Love Supreme” John Coltrane, arr. Wynton Marsalis, trans. James Spinazzola

Sunday, May 6, 3pm, Bailey Hall
Michael Sparhuber, percussionist

 Serenade in C minor, K. 388 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
 Wine-Dark Sea: Symphony for Band John Mackey
                  I. Hubris
 Percussion Concerto Jennifer Higdon, with percussionist Michael Sparhuber

Additional selections TBA

* World premiere as part of the Karel Husa memorial commissioning project

2016-17 Program

Sunday, October 2, 3pm, Bailey Hall

Fanfare from “Soundings” Cindy McTee
Jug Blues and Fat Pickin’ Don Freund
Holy Roller Libby Larson –James Spinazzola, saxophone; Joseph W. Hermann, guest conductor
Danzon No. 2 Arturo Marquez, trans. Oliver Nickel 
El Salon Mexico Aaron Copland, trans. Mark Hindsley
Head Rush Jay Bocook

Friday, Nov. 18, 8pm, Bailey Hall
Justin Chervony, tuba

Are You Experienced? David Lang – Justin Chervony, tuba; Stephen Spinelli, narrator
Downey Overture Oscar NavarroToccata MarzialeRalph Vaughan WilliamsHymn for the Innocent Julie GirouxBaron Samedi’s Sarabande (and Soft Shoe) Donald GranthamBaron Cimetière’s Mambo GranthamFolk DancesDmitri Shostakovich, ed. H. Robert Reynolds

Thursday, January 12, Kiosk Occide Jeanty, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
2010 Earthquake Commemoration

With musicians from L’Ecole de Musique Sainte Trinité, The Rev. David Cesar, conductor; and members of the Yale University Concert Band, Thomas Duffy, conductor

Saturday, January 14, Palais Sans-Souci, Milot, Haiti
UNESCO World Heritage Site

With musicians from L’Ecole de Musique Sainte Trinité, The Rev. David Cesar, conductor; and members of the Yale University Concert Band, Thomas Duffy, conductor

Tuesday, January 17, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

With the Carol Morgan School high school band, Cody Gifford, conductor

Sunday, March 19, 3pm, Bailey Hall
David Maslanka, guest composer
With the Ithaca High School Wind Ensemble

Cathedrals Kathryn SalfelderHusa David Maslanka *premiere*Symphony No. 8 Maslanka

Sunday, May 7, 3pm, Bailey Hall

An Outdoor Overture Aaron CoplandFanfare for Karel Dana Wilson *premiere*Concertino for Piano and Wind Ensemble, Second Movement Karel Husa – Andrew Zhou, piano
Berceuse Infinie Christopher Rouse, trans. James Spinazzola *premiere*Music for Prague 1968 Karel Husa

2015-16 Program

Sunday, October 4, 3pm, Kulp Auditorium @ Ithaca High School

mono no aware Simon Hutchinson (premiere)
Awayday Adam Gorb
Colonial Song Percy Grainger
Mountain Light Gerald Levinson
Armenian Dances, Part I Alfred Reed, with members of the Ithaca High School concert band directed by Nicki Zawel

Friday, Nov. 20, 8pm, Bailey Hall
Patrick Williams, guest composer & conductor

Symphonies of Wind Instruments Igor Stravinsky
An American ConcertoPatrick Williams/arr. James Spinazzola, conducted by Mr. Williams
Symphony No. 6 Vincent Persichetti

CU Winds welcomes guest composer Patrick Williams. Having composed the music for over 65 feature films, 100 television films, 25 television series, and 30 concert works, Mr. Williams has received four Emmy awards with 22 nominations, two Grammy awards with 19 nominations, and an Academy Award nomination. www.patrickwilliamsmusic.com In the first half of the program, the Cornell Jazz Band directed by Paul Merrill will present a set of Mr. Williams’s classic big band music.

Sunday, March 6, 3pm, Bailey Hall

Velocity MeadowsChristopher Stark, with video by Andrew Lucia, with Emily DiAngelo, oboe
Prelude to Act III of “Lohengrin” 
Richard Wagner, arr. Drumm
Blessed Are They” from Ein Deutsches Requiem 
Johannes Brahms, arr. Buehlman
Time’s Harvest Edwin Roxburgh
Redline Tango 
John Mackey

Sunday, May 8, 3pm, Bailey Hall
Colonel Larry Lang, commander & conductor of the United States Air Force Band, guest conductor


Awayday Adam Gorb
Ballad for Band Morton Gould
Affirmation Wayne Oquin
Liquid Ebony Dana Wilson, with Richard MacDowell, clarinet
Firefly Ryan George
Symphony No. 2 Frank Ticheli

This program is presented in memory and honor of professors emeriti Marice Stith and Steven Stucky.

2014-15 Program

Thursday, Oct. 9, 8pm, Bailey Hall
Swing Landscape: Jazz-Influenced Wind Music

Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin, ed. Gunther Schuller
Suite of Early American Dances Robert Russell Bennett
Black Bottom Stomp Jelly Roll Morton, trans. James Spinazzola
Concerto for Cootie Duke Ellington, arr. James Spinazzola, featuring Paul Merrill, trumpet
Vortex Dana Wilson
Lonely Town from “On the Town” Leonard Bernstein, arr. Maurice Stith
The Late, Late Movie on Channel 88 John Berners
Parody from “On Winged Flight” Gunther Schuller

Friday, Nov. 21, 8pm, Bailey Hall
David Maslanka, guest composer

Remember Me: Music for Cello and Nineteen Players David Maslanka, featuring John Haines-Eitzen, cello
Symphony No. 4 Maslanka

Sunday, February 15, 3pm, Miller Theatre @ Columbia University
2015 Composers Now  festival performance

Cakewalk from “Suite of Early American Dances” Robert Russell Bennett
The Late, Late Movie on Channel 88John Berners
Concerto for Cootie Duke Ellington, arr. James Spinazzola, featuring Paul Merrill, trumpet
Acknowledgment from “A Love Supreme” John Coltrane, arr. Wynton Marsalis, rev. James Spinazzola
Symphony No. 4 David Maslanka

Sunday, March 22, 3pm, Bailey Hall
Cornell at 150: A Sesquicentennial Celebration

Clapping Music Steve Reich
Funeral Music For Queen Mary Steven Stucky
Second Suite in F Gustav Holst
Al Fresco Karel Husa 
Montuno Roberto Sierra, trans. James Spinazzola
March Intercollegiate Charles Ives

Sunday, May 3, 3pm, Bailey Hall
“A Love Supreme at 50” with saxophonist Joshua Redman

The Earle of Oxford’s March Gordon Jacob
Rhosymedre Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Walter Beeler
La Mezquita de Cordoba Julie Giroux
A Love Supreme John Coltrane, arr. Wynton Marsalis, rev. James Spinazzola

2013-14 Program

CU Winds (Sunday, Sep. 29, 3pm Bailey Hall)
What sense is music? Experience “#GoogleGlass”

La Fiesta Mexicana H. Owen Reed
October Eric Whitacre
Tempus Fugit Cindy McTee
Vientos y Tangos Michael Gandolfi
Aue! Christopher Marshall

CU Winds (Friday, Nov. 22, 8pm Bailey Hall)

Gazebo Dances John Corigliano (Tyler Ehrlich, student conductor)
Lost Vegas Michael Daugherty
Me Disagrees (premiere) Catherine Likhuta
Pineapple Poll Arthur Sullivan
Armenian Dances Aram Khachaturian

CU Winds (Saturday, March 1, 8pm Bailey Hall)

Symphony of Fables Giroux
Luminescence Biedenbender
Old Wine in New Bottles (Chamber Work) Jacob
Divertimento Persichetti
Americans We Fillmore

CU Winds (Thursday, May 1, 8pm Bailey Hall)

Scenes from the Louvre Norman Dello Joio
City Trees Michael Markowski
Rest Frank Ticheli
An American in Paris George Gershwin
Krump Scott McAllister
Strange Humors John Mackey

2012-13 Program

Wind Symphony (Bailey Hall, Sat. Sept. 29, 8pm)

Light Cavalry Overture von Suppé/Fillmore (James Spinazzola, Conductor)Ye Banks and Braes O’ Bonnie Doon Percy Grainger (Tyler Ehrlich, Student Conductor)Suite in E-flat Gustav Holst (James Spinazzola, Conductor)Suite Dreams Steven Bryant (James Spinazzola, Conductor)
Colonial Airs and Dances Robert Jager (Cynthia Johnston Turner, Conductor)

Wind Ensemble (Barnes Hall, Wednesday, October 3 at 8pm)

Cello Concerto Freidrich Gulda
Lincolnshire Posy Percy Grainger
Postcard Frank Ticheli
Profanation from “Jeremiah, Symphony No. 1” Leonard Bernstein

CU Winds (Saturday, Dec. 1, 8pm Bailey Hall)

Nitro Frank Ticheli (James Spinazzola, Conductor)
What Goes Around Comes Around James Spinazzola (Cynthia Johnston Turner, Conductor)
Russian Christmas Music Alfred Reed (Tyler Ehrlich, Student Conductor)

Wind Ensemble

Bells for Stokowski Michael Daugherty
Angels in the Architecture Frank Ticheli
Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson

CU Winds (Bailey Hall, Friday, March 1, 8pm) with Cornell Chorus and Chorale (Guest composer, Susan Botti)

“Music of Transcendence”

Wind Symphony

Chorale and Alleluia Howard Hanson (Cynthia Johnston Turner, Conductor)
Danza de los Duendes Nancy Galbraith (James Spinazzola, Conductor)Amazing Grace arr. Himes  (James Spinazzola, Conductor)
Meridian Ola Gjeilo (with Chorale) (Cynthia Johnston Turner, Conductor)

Wind Ensemble

Cosmosis Susan Botti (with Chorus)
Traveler David Maslanka
High Wire John Mackey

CU Winds (Bailey Hall, Thursday, May 2, 8pm)

Wind Symphony

Fanfare from Soundings Cindi McTee (Tyler Ehrlich, Student Conductor)
Blue Lake Overture John Barnes Chance (Cynthia Johnston Turner, Conductor)
Sea Songs Ralph Vaughan Williams (Cynthia Johnston Turner, Conductor)
Blue Shades Frank Ticheli (James Spinazzola, Conductor)

Wind Ensemble

Festive Overture Dimitri Shoshtakovich
Scherzo Alla Marcia Ralph Vaughan Williams
Roerichiana (Premiere) Nicco Athens
Trittico Vaclav Nelyhbel

Festive Overture Dimitri Shoshtakovich
Scherzo Alla Marcia Ralph Vaughan Williams
Roerichiana (Premiere) Nicco Athens
Trittico Vaclav Nelyhbel

2011-12 Program

September 30, Bailey Hall, 8pm “O Fortuna”

William Kraft, guest composer; Timothy Feeney, guest artist

Wind Ensemble

Concerto No. 1 for Timpani and Symphonic Wind Ensemble William Kraft
Carmina Burana Suite Carl Orff/Krance
Dance Funambulesque Jules Strens

Wind Symphony

Cantos Donald Coakley
The Dream of Oengus Rolf Rudin
Symphonic Dance No. 3 “Fiesta”  Clifton Williams
Variations on a Korean Folk Song  John Barnes Chances

November 13, Bailey Hall, 3pm “Lighten Up!”

William Bolcom, guest composer; Ensemble X and Frank Campos, guest artists

Wind Ensemble

March, Op. 99 Sergei Prokofiev
Orphee-Serenade William Bolcom
Symphony No. 1 William Bolcom
Carnival of Venice del Staigers
Toccata and Fugue in d minor Bach/Hunsberger

Wind Symphony

Noisy Wheels of Joy Eric Whitace
Jump Start Eric Nathan
Second Suite in F Gustav Holst
After a Gentle Rain Anthony Iannaccone

Sunday, March 4 Bailey Hall, 8pm
(Saturday, March 3 performance at CBDNA conference, PA)

Wind Ensemble

Country Band March Charles Ives
The Palace Rhapsody
 Aulis Sallinen

This is Not a March Amit Gilutz (D.M.A. composer) (Premiere)
Requiem for a Hummingbird  Marc Mellits (Premiere)

Wind Symphony

Looking Upward John Phillip Sousa
1. By the Light of the Polar Star
Dream of Oenghus, Part 2 Rolf Rudin
Of Sailors and Whales Francis McBeth (Tyler Ehrlich, guest student conductor)
Amparito Roca Jamie Texidor

Thursday, May 3, Bailey Hall, 8pm

Lorraine Desmarais, guest soloist

Wind Ensemble

Overture to Candide Leonard Bernstein
Give Us This Day 
David Maslanka
Rhapsody in Blue George Gershwin

Wind Symphony

The Thunderer John Phillip Sousa
After the Thunderer Ira Hearshen
San Antonio Dances Frank Ticheli
Music for a Festival Philip Sparke (Tyler Ehrlich, guest student conductor)

2010-11 Program

Stephen Peterson, Conductor
Beth Peterson, Conductor

Sunday, October 3 (Bailey Hall, 3pm)

Wind Ensemble

Sun Dance Frank Ticheli
The Courtly Dances from Gloriana Benjamin Britten arr. Jan Bach
The Solitary Dancer Warren Benson
Red Line Tango John Mackey

Wind Symphony

Bugs! Cichy
Rhosymedre Vaughan Williams
Walls of Zion Danner
Blessed Are They Brahms
Puszta Van der Roost

Saturday, November 20 (Bailey Hall, 8pm)

Wind Ensemble

Mangulina Paul Basler
Day Dreams Dana Wilson
The Promise of Living Aaron Copland
Apollo Unleashed From Symphony No. 2 Frank Ticheli

Wind Symphony

Children’s March Grainger
Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol Grainger
Undertow Mackey
William Byrd Suite Jacob

Cynthia Johnston Turner, Conductor

Sunday, March 13 (Bailey Hall, 3pm)

Wind Ensemble

Romanian Overture Thomas Doss
Daydreams Takuma Itoh (www.takumaitoh.com)
Symphony No. 4 David Maslanka

Wind Symphony

Mother Earth David Maslanka(www.davidmaslanka.com)
Salvation is Created
 Pavel Tchesnokov
Folk Song Suite
 Ralph Vaughan Williams
Concerto for Piano and Wind Ensemble Nancy Galbraith (visiting composer; www.nancygalbraith.com)
(Blaise Bryski, soloist)

Saturday, April 16, 8:00pm (Special Performance as guests at Cornell Jazz Festival)

Wind Ensemble

Riffs Jeff Tyzik (www.jefftyzik.com)
(Drum set feature, John Riley, guest artist; www.johnriley.org)

Saturday, April 30 (Bailey Hall, 8:00 pm)

Guest Artist: Caroline Stinson, Cello (www.carolinestinson.com)
Guest Composers: Steven Bryant (www.stevenbryant.com), Steven Stucky (www.stevenstucky.com), Jesse Jones (www.jessejonescomposer.com)

Wind Symphony

Chester William Schuman
Chester Leaps In Steven Bryant
Crossing Parallels Kathy Salfelder
GalopArthur Bird

Wind Ensemble

Voyages Steven Stucky
Cello Concerto Premiere Steven Bryant
Through the Veil Jesse Jones (for Wind Ensemble and 3 amplified sopranos)
Comedian’s Galop Dmitri Kabelevsky

2009-10 Program

Prof. Cynthia Johnston Turner, Director

Sunday, October 18 (Bailey Hall)

Wind Symphony

Canzon Primi Toni (CUWE/CUWS brass) Giovanni Gabrieli
Cathedrals Kathryn Salfelder
Serenade Derek Bourgeois
Hounds of Spring Alfred Reed
Colorado Peaks Dana Wilson

Wind Ensemble

Hue and Cry Steven Stucky
First Suite in Eb Gustav Holst
Percussion Concerto Steven Stucky
Percussion Soloist: Timothy Feeney
Slava! Leonard Bernstein

Sunday, November 22 (Bailey Hall)

Wind Symphony with Cornell University Percussion Ensemble

Sasha Takes a Train Kim Portnoy
Concertino for Four Percussion and Wind Ensemble David Gillingham
Symphonic Songs for Band Robert Russell Bennett

Sunday, December 6 (Bailey Hall)

Wind Ensemble with Cornell Symphony Orchestra

Suite from “West Side Story” Leonard Bernstein
O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen/R. Reynolds
Las Campanas Stephen Michael Gryc
Gumsucker’s March Percy Grainger

Saturday, March 13 (Bailey Hall)

CUWinds with Chorale

Wind Ensemble

Rusty Air in Carolina Mason Bates (composer/DJ)
Lincolnshire Posy Percy Grainger
Symphony of Psalms Igor Stravinsky

Wind Symphony

Armenian Dances, Part 1 Alfred Reed
Irish Tune from Country Derry Percy Grainger
Shepherd’s Hey Percy Grainger

Saturday, May 8 (Bailey Hall, 8pm)

“Cityscapes” With Special Guests: Ensemble Paris Lodron from Salzburg, Austria

Wind Symphony

Shortcut Home Dana Wilson
Morning Alleluias Ron Nelson
Danzon Leonard Bernstein
Handel in the Strand Percy Grainger
Beale Street Blues W.C. Handy
(Soloists: Ensemble Paris Lodron)

Wind Ensemble

New York Cityscape Jeff Tyzik
Soloists: Ensemble Paris Lodron from Salzburg, Austria
Symphony of Glances Zachary Wadsworth

Ecstatic Waters Steve Bryant

2008-09 Program

CUWE: Prof. Cynthia Johnston Turner, Director

Saturday, October 4 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Symphony No. 2 (III—Molto Allegro) David Maslanka
Music for Prague, 1968 Karel Husa
Quiet City Aaron Copland/D.Hunsberger
English Horn: Paige Morgan, Ithaca College
Trumpet: Douglas Prosser, Eastman School of Music

Smetana Fanfare Karel Husa

Saturday, November 22 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

“Razing the Bar” A concert event sure to challenge your expectations!

Augenblick Christopher Stark
Hamamatsu Overture Yasuhide Ito
Guest Conductor: Martin Seggelke
Exorcism Ryan Gallagher
“Hard Rock” Drum Soloist: Derek Roddy
Out Loud Catherine Likhuta
Piano Soloist: Catherine Likhuta
Godzilla Eats Las Vegas Eric Whitacre

Saturday, February 14 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

“Lincoln Portrait”, with the Cornell Glee Club and Chorus

The Military Music of Beethoven Beethoven
Lincoln Portrait Aaron Copland
Marching Song of Democracy
 Percy Grainger

Saturday, March 7 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Timothy Reynish, Visiting Conductor

Vranjanka Kenneth Hesketh
Passacaglia Timothy Jackson
Trumpet Concerto Richard Rodney Bennett
Trumpet Soloist: Frank Campos
Awayday Adam Gorb

Saturday, April 25 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Timothy Reynish, Visiting Conductor

Zagorske Slike (Croatia) Davor Bobic
Jazz Funeral (Hong Kong) Christopher Coleman
Versuche uber einen Marsch (Luxembourg) Marcel Wengler
Concertango (Spain) Luiz Serrano Aloncon
For Solo Saxophone and Jazz Trio
L’Homme Armé (New Zealand) Christopher Marshall

Saturday, May 23, 2009 (Arts Quad)

Senior Week Concert & Commencement

CUWS: Matthew M. Marsit, Conductor

Saturday, October 4 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

A Symphony of Fables (I—The Lion and the Mouse) Julie Giroux
Euphonium Concerto Vladimir Cosma
Euphonium: SSG Dean Miller, US Army Ceremonial Band, Washington, D.C.
First Suite in E Flat Gustav Holst

Saturday, November 22 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Psalm for Band Vincent Persichetti
Prelude Op. 34, No. 14 Dmitry Shostakovich/Trans. H. Robert Reynolds
Guest Conductor: Martin Seggelke
A Symphony of Fables Julie Giroux

Saturday, March 7 at 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Fanfare for Wind Ensemble Eric Nathan
Tocatta Marzielle R. Vaughn Williams
Morning Star David Maslanka
Lincolnshire Posey Percy Grainger

Sunday, April 26 at 3pm (Bailey Hall)

Festivo Edward Gregson
Spectrum Herbert Bielawa
Scenes from the Louvre Norman Dello Joio
Live Silent Movie Film Score:The Hunchback of Notre Dame Thomas Miller
Fairest of the Fair John Phillips Sousa

2007-08 Program

CUWE: Prof. Cynthia Johnston Turner, Director

Saturday, September 29 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Jug Blues and Fat Pickin’” Joint CU Winds (Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony) Concert
Children’s Overture Eugene Bozza
Jug Blues and Fat Pickin’ Don Freund
Cloudburst Eric Whitacre
Circus Bee March Henry Fillmore
Black Dog Scott McAllister (Michael Galvan, clarinet)

Saturday, October 27, 2007 (Bailey Hall)

First Year Family Weekend (with CU Winds Symphony)

Children’s Overture Bozza
Cloudburst Whitacre
Jug Blues Freund
My Eyes Became Dimmed Victoria/CJTurner
Circus Bee Fillmore
Star Wars Trilogy Williams/Hunsberger

Saturday, December 1, 2007 8:00 pm (Bailey Hall)

Concerto for Electric Violin and Wind Ensemble Eddie Mora (Erasmo Solerti, violin)
Polka (Beauracrat’s Dance) Shostakovich
Star Wars Trilogy John Williams/Hunsberger
Armenian Dances Part II Alfred Reed
School for Scandal Overture Samuel Barber/Hudson

Costa Rica Outreach and Performance Tour: January 2008

Saturday, March 1, 2008 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

El Salon Mexico Aaron Copland
Piano Concerto Igor Stravinsky
Overture to Colas Breugnon Dmitri Kabalevsky

Sunday, April 27, 2008 @ 3pm (Bailey Hall)

Venetian Spells Martin Ellerby
Piano Concerto Norbert Palej (Frederic LaCroix, piano)
I wander the world Chris Theofanidis
Concerto for Flute and Winds Michael Mower (Liisa Grigorov, flute)

Saturday, May 26, 2008 (Arts Quad)

Senior Week Concert & Commencement

CUWS: Matthew M. Marsit, Conductor

Saturday, September 29 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Mars from The Planets Holst
The Blue and The Grey Grundman
Alleluia Thompson/Buckley
Vesuvius Ticheli

Saturday, October 27 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

First Year Family Weekend (with CU Wind Ensemble)

Vesuvius Ticheli
The Blue and The Grey Grundman
Alleluia Thompson/Buckley
Mars from The Planets Holst

Friday, November 16 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

“Of Sailors and Whales” (with Cornell Jazz 2)

Godspeed! Melillo
Allerseelen Strauss/Davis
Sarabande and Polka Arnold/Paynter
Of Sailors and Whales McBeth

Sunday, March 9 @ 3pm (Bailey Hall)

Serenade for Band Persichetti
Dance Sequence Putz
Tribute Cross
Liturgical Dances Holsinger
Radetzky March, Op. 228 Strauss

Sunday, May 4 @ 3pm (Bailey Hall)

Divertimento for Symphonic Band Husa/arr. Boyd
Overture to Libussa Smetana
Awake Wagner
Ballet Parisien Suite Offenbach/arr. Isaac
Symphony No. 1, Lord of the Rings, “Gandalf” DeMeij

2006-07 Program

CUWE: Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, Director

Thursday, September 7, 2006

Performance at the Inauguration of President David Skorton

Wednesday, October 11, 2006 @ 7:30pm

Performance at Kendal of Ithaca

Thursday, October 12, 2006 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Raymond Overture Ambrose Thomas
Postcard Frank Ticheli
Blue Shades Frank Ticheli
Concerto in F (1st movement) Gershwin/Johnston Turner (Xak Bjerken, piano)
Ghost Train (1st and 2nd movements) Eric Whitacre

Saturday, October 21, 2006 (Bailey Hall)

First Year Family Weekend (with Jazz Band 1 and CSO). Selections from 10/12. Concert: Featuring Guest Artist: President David Skorton, Alto Saxophone

Thursday, October 26, 2006 (Bailey Hall)

Bailey Hall Inaugural Collage Concert!
(With Jazz Band, Chorus and Glee Club, Chamber Orchestra, Percussion Ensembles, and more.)

Concerto in F (1st movement) Gershwin/Johnston Turner
(Xak Bjerken, piano)

Saturday, December 2, 2006 8pm (Bailey Hall)

Serenade in c minor (1st mvt) W.A. Mozart
Concerto for Wind Orchestra Spencer Topal (commission)
Concertino Karel Husa (Blaise Bryski, piano)
Ride Samuel Hazo

Saturday, March 10, 2007 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

“Que Sera, Seurat?” (Multi-Media Event)

Drum Major’s Daughter Overture Jacques Offenbach
Suite Francaise Darius Milhaud
Impressionist Prints Alan Forte
French Impressions Guy Woolfenden

Saturday, April 28, 2007 16th Annual Jazz Festival

Joint Commission for Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band 1 “Extensions” by Paul Smoker

Thursday, May 3, 2007 @ 8pm (Bailey Hall)

(Guest Conductors, Mark Davis Scatterday and Donald Hunsberger. Guest solo percussionists, Steve Paysen and Dominic Donato. Guest Piano Soloist, Frederic Lacroix, Guest Electric Guitarist, Gabe Borden.)

Fantasia in G J.S. Bach
Dance of the New World Dana Wilson
Vientos y Tangos Michael Gandolfi
Concerto for Piano and Percussion Wang Xi (Frederic Lacroix, piano; Dominic Donato and Stephen Paysen, percussion)
Lux Aurumque Eric Whitacre
Slava! Leonard Bernstein (Gabe Borden, electric guitar)

Saturday, May 26, 2007(Arts Quad)

CUWS: Erin Otto, Conductor

Sunday, October 16, 2006 @ 8:15pm (Bailey Hall)

Gavorkna Fanfare Stamp (1995)
Amparito Roca Texidor (1935)
Crystals Duffy (1985)
Variations of a Shaker Melody Copland (1958)
Four Scottish Dances Arnold/Paynter (1979)
March from Symphonic Metamorphoses Hindemith/Wilson (1943)

Thursday, November 30, 2006 @ 8:15pm (Bailey Hall)

Shortcut Home Wilson (2003)
Alleluia Thompson/Buckley (1966)
William Byrd Suite Jacob (1922)
Grainger Set Country Gardens and Colonial Song
Festive Overture Shostakovich/Hunsberger (1954)

Sunday, May 6 at 3pm in Bailey Hall

Signature Van der Roos
Color Prelude Blaha
The Hounds of Spring Reed
Second Suite in F Holst
On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss Holsinger
Kentucky Sunrise King

2005-06 Program

CUWE: Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, Director

Friday October 14, 2005 @ 8:15pm (Ford Hall, IC)
“The Power of Three”

Guest Composer: Norbert Palej from Cornell University

Fanfares from Libuse Smetana/Nelhybel (1870)
Selections from Don Giovanni W.A. Mozart/Triebensee (1854)
Toccata and Fugue in d minor (BWV565) J.S. Bach/Leidzen
Canzona III* Norbert Palej (2005)(Premiere)
Metamorphoses Edward Gregson (1983)
Rocky Point Holiday Ron Nelson (1969)

October 29, 2005 @ 8pm (Helen Newman Hall)
Family Weekend Concert: “Collage” with Jazz Band 1 and CU Orchestra

Fanfares Bedrich Smetana
Metamorphoses Edward Gregson
Rocky Point Holiday Ron Nelson

Saturday, December 10, 2005 (Ford Hall, IC)
A “Mora” Winds (with members of CU Jazz)

Guest Composer: Eddie Mora Bermudez from Costa Rica

Fanfare: I. Chronicles 13:8 James Territo (2004)
Notturno in C Felix Mendelssohn (1824)
…in evening’s stillness Joseph Schwantner (1996)
Suite Ausencia Eddie Mora (1998)
Intermission (Quintet: Danzas Latinas Nancy Galbraith)
Concerto for Four Saxophones Eddie Mora (2005)(Premiere)
Winds, Brass, and Percussion*
Sun Paints Rainbows on the Vast Waves 
David Bedford (1984)

* Commissioned by CU Winds

Saturday, March 11, 2006 (with CUSO) (Ford Hall, IC)

Guest Narrator: Scott Tucker

Fanfare for Louisville Witold Lutoslawski
Are You Experienced? David Lang (1990)
(Electric Tuba)

Erlkonig Franz Schubert
(Baritone, Daniel Gurvich; Piano, Sean Shepherd)
Apparitions Anthony Iannaconne
Procession of the Nobles Rimsky-Korsakov

Saturday, May 6, 2006

(Guest Artist: Xak Bjerken)

Symphony for Winds Franz Schubert
Short Ride on a Fast Machine John Adams/Odom (1986)
Concerto in F George Gershwin

Symphony in B Flat Paul Hindemith (1951)

CUWS: James Patrick Miller, Conductor

Sunday, October 16 @ 8:15pm (Ford Hall, IC)
“Darkness into Light”

Early Light Carolyn Bremer
Symphonic Prelude Alfred Reed**
To set the darkness echoing Dana Wilson
Light Fixtures James Patrick Miller
The Heart of the Morn H. Owen Reed
Conversations with the Night Andrew Boysen Jr.
Shepherd’s Hey! Percy Aldridge Grainger
**performed in honor of the life and career of Alfred Reed (1921-2005)

Friday, December 9th @ 8:15pm (Ford Hall, IC)

The Florentiner Julius Fucik
My Jesus Oh What Anguish J.S. Bach
A Solemn Music Virgil Thomson
Sea Songs Ralph Vaughan Williams
Huntingtower Ottorino Respighi
Divertimento Vincent Persichetti

Saturday, March 4th @ 8:15pm (Ford Hall, IC)

With guest Trumpet Soloist Dr. Martin P. Hodel (Minnesota Orchestra)

Armenian Dances Aram Khachaturian
Elegy John Barnes Chance
Concerto for Trumpet and Band Eric Ewazen
Prayer of St. Gregory Op. 62 b Alan Hovhaness
Southern Harmony Donald Grantham
La Virgen de la Macarena Rafael Mendez

Thursday, May 4th @ 8:15pm (Ford Hall, IC)

Lauds Ron Nelson
Grandmother Song Brent Michael Davids
Grandfather’s Story from Suite from The Red Pony Aaron Copland
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine Sousa
Flourish for Wind Band Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Legend of Alcobaca James Sochinski
Alleluia Laudamus Te, Alfred Reed