ASHLAND CITY BAND


2007 Concert Programs

 

6/21 6/28 7/4 7/5 7/12 7/19 7/20 8/2 8/9


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 1

June 21, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: Dixieland Band
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocal soloist: Diane Hedges
  Under the Double Eagle Josef Franz Wagner; arr. Robert Thurston  
  Ye Banks and Braes O'Bonnie Doon Percy Aldridge Grainger  
  Don Ricardo Gabriel Musella  
  Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo Malcolm Arnold  
  Pirates of the Caribbean Hans Zimmer; arr. Jay Bocook  
Special guests: members of the North Medford High School Wind Ensemble
Steve Kessler, Director
  Trumpeter's Prayer Tutti Camerata; arr. T. W. Swayzee  
Trumpet soloist: Harry Kannasto
  Second American Folk Rhapsody Clare Grundman  
  Prelude and Fugue in G Minor J. S. Bach; trans. Lucien Cailliet  
  Marching Up Broadway arr. Robert Lowden  
  Belle of Chicago John Philip Sousa  
ENCORE
  The Thunderer John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band presents concerts at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park Thursday evenings through August 9, at 7:30 pm.
A Patriotic concert will be presented July 4 at 1:00 pm.

Thursday pre-concert groups begin at 6:40 pm.
June 28 - Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra, July 5 - Rogue Tubas,
July 12 - Dixieland Band, July 19 - Licorice and Chrome,
July 26 - Swing Kings, August 2 - Dixieland Band, August 9 - SOU Faculty Brass

 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 2

June 28, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocalist: Diane Hedges
  Crusade for Freedom J. J. Richards  
  The King of Love My Shepherd Is Alfred Reed  
  Three Spanish Ladies Francisco Tarrega; arr. William E. Rhoads  
  Concerto Grosso Antonio Vivaldi; arr. John Cacavas  
  Fantasy on Old Cowboy Songs arr. William E. Rhoads  
  Tripoli A. D'Anna; arr. Ross Hastings  
  I'm Seventeen Come Sunday Percy Aldridge Grainger; arr. Douglas Wagner  
  Chanteys Robert Sheldon  
  Sophisticated Ladies Duke Ellington; arr. John Cacavas  
  Hail to the Spirit of Liberty John Philip Sousa  
ENCORE
  Washington Post John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band presents concerts at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park
Thursday evenings through August 9, at 7:30 pm.

Thursday pre-concert groups begin at 6:40 pm.
July 5, Rogue Tubas;   July 12, Dixieland Band;   July 19, Licorice and Chrome;
July 26, Swing Kings;   August 2, Dixieland Band;   August 9, SOU Faculty Brass

A Patriotic concert will be presented July 4 at 1:00 pm.

 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Independence Day Concert

July 4, 2007
Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

Mayor John Morrison
Guanajuato Guests

 

 

  National Anthems:
USA: The Star Spangled Banner
Mexico: Himno Nacional Mexicano
 
John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa
Jaime Nuńo; arr. Henry Henneman
 
Nick Tennant
Declaration of Independence
  Americans We Henry Fillmore  
  Americana arr. Frank Erickson  
  Mexican Overture arr. Merle Isaac  
  Cohan Broadway Festival George M. Cohan; arr. Floyd Werle  
  Armed Forces Salute Robert Lowden  
  Irving Berlin's Songs for America Irving Berlin; arr. James Swearingen  
  Semper Fideles John Philip Sousa  
ENCORE
  The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band presents concerts at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park
Thursday evenings through August 9, at 7:30 pm.

Pre-concert performances begin at 6:40 pm.
July 5, Rogue Tubas
July 12 and 19, Dixieland Band
July 26, Swing Kings (6:30 pm)
August 2, Dixieland Band
August 9, SOU Faculty Brass

 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 3

July 5, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: Rogue Tubas
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocalist: Brian Tingle
  Revelation March W. Paris Chambers; ed. John R. Bourgeois  
  Symphonic Suite Clifton Williams  
Mvts 1, 2, 3
  The Big Picture: Epic Movie Themes various; arr. John Higgins  
  Concertino for Clarinet Carl Maria von Weber; arr. Alfred Reed  
Steve Arrasmith, clarinet
  Send In the Clowns Steven Sondheim; arr. Jerry Nowak  
  Marcha 3 de Febrero Simeon Roncal  
  Sheep May Safely Graze J. S. Bach; arr. Alfred Reed  
  Gershwin In Concert George and Ira Gershwin; arr. Marty Gold  
  Who's Who In Navy Blue John Philip Sousa; ed. Frank Byrne  
ENCORE
  Fairest of the Fair John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band presents concerts at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park
Thursday evenings through August 9, at 7:30 pm.

Thursday pre-concert groups begin at 6:40 pm.
July 12 and 19, Dixieland Band
July 26, Swing Kings (6:30 pm)
August 2, Dixieland Band
August 9, SOU Faculty Brass

 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 4

July 12, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: Dixieland Band
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocalist: Diane Hedges
  The President's March Victor Herbert  
  Victor Herbert Overture Victor Herbert; arr. Marty Gold  
  Concerto in Bb Major W. A. Mozart; arr. Charles L. Yeago  
Karen Basin, bassoon
  Fantasia on "Lady of Spain" Tolchad Evans  
  Scenes from "The Louvre" Norman Dello Joio  
Mvts 1, 2, 3, 5
  Father of Victory March Louis Ganne  
  Gigi Lerner and Loewe; arr. Robert Russell Bennett  
  The Naval Reserve March John Philip Sousa  
ENCORE
  Manhattan Beach John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band presents concerts at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park
Thursday evenings through August 9, at 7:30 pm.

Thursday pre-concert groups begin at 6:40 pm.
July 19, Dixieland Band;   July 26, Swing Kings (6:30 pm)
August 2, Dixieland Band;   August 9, SOU Faculty Brass

 

July 19, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: Dixieland Band
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocalist: Diane Hedges
  Men of Ohio Henry Fillmore  
  A Welsh Rhapsody Clare Grundman  
  Concertino For Tuba Frank Bencriscutto  
Mike Knox, tuba
  Holiday in Paris Ballet Suite Jacques Offenbach; arr. Merle Isaac  
Mvts 1. Overture,   2. Valse,   3. Intermezzo,   5. Finale
  Songs of Exaltation Johann Sebastian Bach; arr. Philip Gordon  
  Sea Songs Ralph Vaughan Williams  
  Three Jazz Moods John Lewis; arr. Peter Phillips  
  Fiddler On the Roof Jerry Bock; arr. Warren Barker  
  Jack Tar March John Philip Sousa  
ENCORE
  Minnesota March John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band presents concerts at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park
Thursday evenings through August 9, at 7:30 pm.

Thursday pre-concert groups begin at 6:40 pm.
July 26, Swing Kings (6:30 pm)
August 2, Dixieland Band;   August 9, SOU Faculty Brass

 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 5

July 26, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: Swing Kings
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocalist: Diane Hedges
  Invercargill Alex F. Lithgow  
  A Longford Legend Robert Sheldon  
  Serenade for a Picket Fence Norman Leyden  
Chris Matthews, Xylophone
  Silhouettes Jerome Kern; arr. John Warrington  
  Song of Praise arr. James Ployhar  
  Caribbean Fantasy John J. Morrisey  
Raoul Maddox, guest conductor
  Valdres Johannes Hanssen  
  Themes From Grieg Edvard Grieg; arr. Clair W. Johnson  
  Highlights from Gypsy Jule Styne; arr. Paul Yoder  
  The Gallant Seventh John Philip Sousa  
ENCORE
  El Capitán John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band presents concerts at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park
Thursday evenings through August 9, at 7:30 pm.

Thursday pre-concert groups begin at 6:40 pm.
August 2, Dixieland Band;   August 9, SOU Faculty Brass

 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 6

August 2, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: Dixieland Band
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocalist: Jenetta Robertson
  March, op. 99 Serge Prokofieff  
  Lustspiel Overture Kéler Béla; arr. Charles J. Roberts  
  Soliloquy and Dance Philip Parker  
Kirsten Kessler, oboe
  Belle of the Ball
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
Leroy Anderson
John Philip Sousa
 
German Gonzalez, guest conductor
  Tribute to Grainger
  1. Country Gardens   2. My Dark-haired Maid   2. The Gypsy's Wedding Day
Percy Grainger; arr. Chalon L. Ragsdale  
  Perpetuum Mobile Johann Strauss; arr. Erik Leidzén  
  Variations on a Shaker Melody Aaron Copland  
  Highlights From Man of La Mancha Mitch Leigh; arr. Frank Erickson  
  Pride of the Wolverines John Philip Sousa  
ENCORE
  High School Cadets John Philip Sousa  
 

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  The Ashland City Band's final performance for the 2007 season will be August 9, at 7:30 pm.
Pre-concert: Southern Oregon University Faculty Brass Quintet at 6:40 pm.
 

August 9, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert: SOU Faculty Brass Quintet
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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocalist: Brian Tingle
  Our Director F. E. Bigelow; arr. R. E. Hildreth  
  The Four Hornsmen David Bennett  
Jenifer Carstensen, Linda Harris, Cynthia Hutton, Jim Impara
  Cascadia March Ward V. Croft  
  Puszta - Gypsy Dances Jan Van der Roost  
Cynthia Hutton, guest conductor
  Big Band Bash arr. Bob Lowden  
  Washington Post John Philip Sousa  
Guest Conductor: Brian Tingle (winner of raffle drawing)
  Gershwin! George Gershwin; arr. Warren Barker  
  U. S. Field Artillery March John Philip Sousa; arr. Keith Brion  
ENCORE
  The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa; arr. Keith Brion  
 

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  Tonight is the Ashland City Band's final performance of the 2007 season
2008 concerts will begin June 19.
 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 7

August 3, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert:   Trombone Ensemble

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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocal soloist: Brian Tingle
  Hobart Centennial James Barnes  
  Chant and Jubilo W. Francis McBeth  
  Fantasy on American Sailing Songs arr. Ron Nelson  
I. Intrada   IV. Saltarello   VI. Allemande
  Highlights from The Music Man Meredith Willson; arr. Alfred Reed  
  Colonel Bogey Kenneth Alford  
  Prelude and Fugue in Bb Major Johann Sebastian Bach; arr. R. L. Moehlmann  
  Cole Porter: A Symphonic Portrait for Concert Band Cole Porter; arr. Wayne Robinson  
  Comrades of the Legion John Philip Sousa; ed. Frank Byrne  
ENCORE
  U. S. Field Artillery March John Philip Sousa; arr. Keith Brion  
 

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  The Ashland City Band's last concert for 2007 will be August 10.
The 2007 concerts begin June 21.

Pre-concert performance August 10:   Dixieland Band at 6:40 pm

 
 
 


       
ASHLAND CITY BAND

Don Bieghler, Director


Concert 8

August 10, 2007

Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park

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Pre-concert:   Dixieland Band

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PROGRAM


  Strike Up The Band George Gershwin; arr. Wayne Pegram  
  The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith; arr. J. P. Sousa  
Vocal soloist: Diane Hedges
  Lights Out March E. E. McCoy; arr. Alfred Roth  
  An Original Suite Gordon Jacob  
  Bricusse and Newley on Broadway Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; arr. Warren Barker  
  Bugler's Holiday Leroy Anderson; trans. Michael Edwards  
Soloists: Robert Heide, Harry Kannasto, Bruce Dresser, Steve Kessler, German Gonzales, Ethan Mathes
  Marche des Parachutistes Gelges
An American In Paris
Pierre Leemans; arr. Charles A. Wiley
George Gershwin; arr. John Krance
 
German Gonzales, guest conductor
  Night Flight to Madrid Kermit Leslie and Walter Leslie; arr. Kermit Leslie  
  Highlights from Mame Jerry Herman; arr. John Krance  
  Sousa! arr. Warren Barker  
ENCORE
  The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa; ed. John Bourgeois  
 

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  The 2008 Ashland City Band concerts begin June 21.

 
 
 



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