WL Wind Ensemble – Past Programs (current—2004)

West Liberty Wind Ensemble—May 2, 2013:

  • Co-premiere of This World Alive—Steve Danyew
  • Divertimento for Band—Vincent Persichetti
  • Lollapalooza—John Adams/Spinazzola
  • Old American Songs—Aaron Copland/Sylvester (Concerto Competition Winner—Alan Cline, baritone)
  • Florentiner Grand Italian March—Julius Fučík

Spring 2013 Tour (Feb. 27-28, April 3) and Concert selected from:

  • Co-premiere of commissioned work—Steve Danyew
  • Vientos y Tangos—Michael Gandolfi
  • Lincolnshire Posy—Percy Grainger
  • Hymn to the Fallen—John Williams/Lavender
  • Cousins—Herbert L. Clarke

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—November 15, 2012 “PRISM Concert 2012″
In Conjunction with Tri-State Select Honor Band

  • Festive Overture—Dmitri Schostakovich, arr. Donald Hunsberger
  • Variations on “Carnival of Venice”—Herbert L. Clarke, Dr. Matthew Inkster—Cornet Soloist
  • Dance of the New World—Dana Wilson

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble and the AMERICAN BRASS QUINTET—October 24, 2012:

  • Shadowcatcher: Concerto for Brass Quintet and Winds—Eric Ewazen With the American Brass Quintet
  • “Song for Lori Piestewa” from Worth of the Soul with Chorus and Soloists—Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate
  • Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral—Richard Wagner/Cailliet
  • Armed Forces Salute—Bob Lowden

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—May 3, 2012:

  • Instinctive Travels—Michael Markowski
  • Suite Francaise—Darius Milhaud
  • Variants on a Medaieval Tune—Norman Dello Joio
  • Concerto for Clarinet—W.A. Mozart (Concerto Competition Winner Marlena Sell)

Spring 2012 Chamber Wind Ensemble Tour and Concert Repertoire selected from:

  • Old Wine in New Bottles—Gordon Jacob
  • Sinfonietta—Joachim Raff
  • Petite Symphonie—Charles Gounod

Spring 2012 Tour (Feb. 23-24) and Concert (Feb. 22) selected from:

  • Short Ride in a Fast Machine—John Adams
  • Variants on a Medaieval Tune—Norman Dello Joio
  • Suite Francaise—Darius Milhaud
  • Victory at Sea—Richard Rogers
  • Concerto for Marimba—Yiu-kwong Chung, Prof. Brian Baldauff-Marimba Soloist

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—December 2, 2011 “PRISM Concert 2011″
In Conjunction with Tri-State Select Honor Band

 

  • Concerto for Clarinet—Artie Shaw, Dr. Christopher Barrick-Clarinet Soloist
  • Concerto for Marimba—Yiu-kwong Chung, Prof. Brian Baldauff-Marimba Soloist
  • Old Wine in New Bottles—Gordon Jacob
  • Equus—Eric Whitacre

 

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—October 20, 2011

  • Second Suite in F for Military Band—Gustav Holst
  • October—Eric Whitacre
  • Walking Tune—Percy Aldridge Grainger
  • Acrostic Song (from Final Alice)—David Del Tredici/Mark Spede
  • Ride—Samuel R. Hazo

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—April 28, 2011, Capitol Theater, “Another British Invasion”

  • World Premiere of “Fantasy on Victorious Known Triads”—Dr. Matthew Harder
  • Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo—Gustav Holst
  • William Byrd Suite—Gordon Jacob
  • Colonial Song—Percy Grainger
  • Rhosymedre—Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Concerto for Tuba—Edward Gregson (Concerto Competition Winner Alan Cline)
  • Celtic Hymns and Dances—Eric Ewazen

Spring 2011 Tour and Concert Repertoire to be selected from:

  • Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo—Gustav Holst
  • Symphonic Songs—Robert Russell Bennett
  • Symphony in B-flat—Paul Hindemith
  • A Hymn for the Lost and the Living—Eric Ewazen
  • Scenes from “The Louvre”—Norman Dello Joio
  • William Byrd Suite—Gordon Jacob
  • Divertimento for Band—Vincent Persichetti
  • Suite Francaise—Darius Milhaud
  • Victory at Sea—Richard Rogers

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—November 18, 2010 “PRISM Concert 2010″
In Conjunction with Tri-State Select Honor Band

 

  • Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night—Elliot del Borgo
  • Aurora Awakes—John Mackey
  • Fantasia for Alto Saxophone—Claude T. Smith, Dr. Christopher Barrick-Saxophone Soloist

 

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—October 14, 2010

  • Radiant Joy—Steven Bryant
  • Profanation—Leonard Bernstein/Bencriscutto
  • O Nata Lux—Guy Forbes/Hazzard
  • Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night—Elliot del Borgo

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—April 27, 2010

  • Carmina Burana (Wind Ensemble with vocal soloists)—Carl Orff/John Krance
  • Armenian Dances Part I—Alfred Reed
  • Concertino for Percussionist—James Curnow (Concerto Competition Winner Kelsi Clower)
  • Three Quotations—J.P. Sousa

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—March 21, 2010 “Vive la France!” (at the Capitol Theater, Wheeling)

  • Grande Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale—Hector Berlioz/M. Inkster
  • Orient et Occident—Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Paris Sketches—Martin Ellerby
  • King of France Grand Concert March (From 3 Quotations)—J.P. Sousa
  • Cajun Folksongs—Frank Ticheli

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—November 19, 2009 “PRISM Concert 2009″
In Conjunction with Tri-State Select Honor Band

  • Raise the Roof—Michael Daugherty, Jay Ware-Timpani Soloist
  • An American Elegy—Frank Ticheli
  • Of Sailors and Whales—W. Francis McBeth

 

West Liberty University Wind Ensemble—October 15, 2009

  • Toccata Marziale—Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • First Suite in E-flat—Gustav Holst
  • An American Elegy—Frank Ticheli
  • March Past of the Corcoran Cadets—J.P. Sousa

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—April 28, 2009

  • Golden Light—David Maslanka
  • Sonata for Trumpet—Kent Kennan (Concerto Competition Co-Winner Michael Phillips)
  • Theme & Variations from “Gran Partita” Serenade—W.A. Mozart / Inkster
  • Symphony #2—Frank Ticheli

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—February 25, 2009

  • Les Préludes—Franz Liszt
  • George Washington Bridge—William Schuman
  • Concertante for Alto Saxophone and Wind Band—Clare Grundman (Concerto Competition Co-Winner Matthew Acenowr)
  • Mvt. I from Symphony #2—Frank Ticheli

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—December 5, 2008 “PRISM Concert”

  • Ghost Train Triptych—Eric Whitacre
  • The Kings Go Forth (With Chorus and Soloists)—Edward Gregson

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—October 16, 2008 “The British are Coming! The British are Coming!”

  • Flourish for Wind Band—Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Lincolnshire Posy—Percy Aldridge Grainger
  • English Dances—Malcolm Arnold
  • Second Suite in F—Gustav Holst
  • The Kings Go Forth—Edward Gregson
  • (English) Folk Song Suite—Ralph Vaughan Williams

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—April 29, 2008 “Made in the USA”

  • Variations on “America”—Charles Ives
  • Divertimento for Band, Op. 42—Vincent Persichetti
  • Canzona—Peter Mennin
  • Stargazing—Donald Erb
  • The Cowboys—John Williams/Curnow
  • When Jesus Wept—William Schuman
  • Rocky Point Holiday—Ron Nelson

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—February 21, 2008 “A Night at the Symphony”

  • Overture for Winds—Felix Mendelssohn-Bartoldy
  • Symphony #6—Vincent Persichetti
  • Festive Overture, Op. 96—Dmitri Shostakovich/Hunsberger
  • Concert Rondo for Horn—W.A. Mozart/Varner (Concerto Competition Winner Leonard Varner)
  • Overture in C—Charles Catel

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—November 30, 2007 “A Bernstein and Copland Celebration”

  • Overture to “Candide”—Leonard Bernstein/Grundman
  • Variations on a Shaker Melody—Aaron Copland
  • Profanation—Leonard Bernstein/Bencriscutto
  • El Salon Mexico—Aaron Copland/Hindsley
  • Slava! A Political Overture—Leonard Bernstein/Grundman

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—October 18, 2007 “Celebrating the American Indian Spirit”

  • Shadowcatcher: Concerto for Brass Quintet and Winds—Eric Ewazen With the Pamilco Sound Brass Quintet
  • “Worth of the Soul” 2 movements with Chorus and Soloists—Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—May 3, 2007 “Everybody Dance!”

  • Dance of the New World—Dana Wilson
  • Solitary Dancer—Warren Benson
  • Four Scottish Dances—Malcolm Arnold
  • Symphonic Dance #3: Fiesta—Clifton Williams
  • Folk Dances—Dmitri Shostakovich

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—February 22, 2007 “All Jazzed Up”

  • Godzilla Eats Las Vegas!—Eric Whitacre
  • Rhapsody in Blue—George Gershwin
  • Limerick for Bassoon and Band—Allen Feinstein
  • Blue Shades—Frank Ticheli
  • Concerto for Flute in G-major—W.A. Mozart/Inkster (Concerto Competition Winner Rebecca Beabout)

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—November 30, 2006 “Sacra et Profana”

  • Salvation is Created—Pavel Tschesnokoff
  • Psalm for Band—Vincent Persichetti
  • Sinfonia V: Symphonia Sacra et Profana—Timothy Broege
  • Sanctuary—Frank Ticheli
  • Chester—William Schuman
  • The Engulfed Cathedral—Claude Debussy
  • Alleluia!  Laudamus Te—Alfred Reed

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble & Chamber Winds—October 10, 2006 “The British are Coming!”

  • Prelude, Siciliano, & Rondo—Malcolm Arnold
  • Rhosymedre—Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Old Wine in New Bottles—Gordon Jacob
  • Irish Tune from County Derry—Percy Grainger
  • Paris Sketches—Martin Ellerby
  • First Suite in E-flat for Military Band—Gustav Holst

West Liberty State College (University) Wind Ensemble—May 3, 2006

  • from Symphony #1, “Lord of the Rings”—Johan de Meij
  • Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night—Elliot Del Borgo
  • Of Sailors and Whales: Five scenes from Melville—W. Francis McBeth

West Liberty State College (University) Concert Band—March 8—2006

  • Armenian Dances, Pt. I—Alfred Reed
  • Concertino for Solo Percussionist—James Curnow (Dr. Matthew Hader-percussion soloist)
  • Morceau Symphonique—Alexandre Guilmant (Concerto Competition Winner Jesse Gagich)
  • Concerto for Clarinet—Artie Shaw (Mary Beth Malek-clarinet soloist)
  • Esprit de Corps—Robert Jager

West Liberty State College (University) Concert Band—November 30, 2005

  • Suite Française—Darius Milhaud
  • Symphonic Songs—Robert Russell Bennett
  • Llwyn Onn—Brian Hogg
  • Russian Christmas Music—Alfred Reed

West Liberty State College (University) Concert Band—October 12, 2005

  • Concert Prelude—Philip Sparke
  • Second Suite in F—Gustav Holst
  • William Byrd Suite—Gordon Jacob
  • Spoon River, Australian Up-Country, Lost Lady Found—Percy Grainger
  • Festivo—Edward Gregson

West Liberty State College (University) Concert Band—April 26, 2005

  • Variations on a Shaker Melody—Aaron Copland
  • Old American Songs—Aaron Copland/Sylvester (Dr. Linda Cowan and Dr. David Rudari, soloists)
  • Piano Concerto in A minor, Movement I—Edvard Grieg/Bain
  • Lincoln Portrait—Aaron Copland/Beeler

West Liberty State College (University) Concert Band—March 26, 2005

  • Military Symphony in F—Francois Gossec
  • Quiet City—Aaron Copland/Hunsberger
  • Symphony #1, In Memoriam Dresden—Daniel Bukvitch
  • Golden Light—David Maslanka
  • Sketches on a Tudor Psalm—Fisher Tull

West Liberty State College (University) Concert Band—December 1, 2004

  • Classic Overture in C—Francois Gossec
  • Variants on a Mediaeval Tune—Norman Dello Joio
  • Chorale and Shaker Dance—John Zdechlick

West Liberty State College (University) Concert Band—October 26, 2004

  • Flourish for Wind Band—Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Variations on a Korean Folk Song—John Barnes Chance
  • Florentiner Grand Italian March—Julius Fucik
  • (English) Folk Song Suite—Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Amparito Roca—Jaime Texidor
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