Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Final Concert of 2019

Thursday June 18th is our final concert of 2019 at 7 pm in Atwater Park (where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive) in Shorewood, WI.

It’s going to be a special night because at 6 pm the Shorewood summer band for grades 5-8 will playing their concert, followed by our 4th and final concert for 2019 at 7:00 pm.
In the case of inclement weather, the performance by the Summer Band will be held in the SIS Commons at the same scheduled time of 6 pm, but the Shorewood Concert Band performance will be cancelled.

Star-Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key arranged by John Philip Sousa
Shorewood School Song
Highlights from The Pink Panther - Henry Mancini
The Volunteers - John Philip Sousa
Elizabethan Suite - arr by Philip Gordon
Comedy Classics - arr by Paul Murtha
This Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Down By The Riverside - arr by Robert Stein
On The Mall - Edwin Franko Goldman
Hawaii Five-O Theme - Mort Stevens

Hope to see you there!

Next year’s concert schedule has not been finalized yet because our traditional last concert date is also the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention downtown, and we don’t want to steal the spotlight from them!
The 2020 schedule so far is:
Saturday June 13th 12:00 pm & Saturday July 4th 5:30 pm
Check back for a complete schedule in the spring!

Monday, July 1, 2019

4th of July 2019

Thursday is our annual 4th of July concert during Shorewood's Family Day celebrations.
The concert starts at 5:30 in Atwater Park, where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Star-Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key arranged by John Philip Sousa
You’re a Grand Old Flag - George M Cohan
Highlights from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein
Wisconsin Forward Forever - John Philip Sousa
Armed Forces - The Pride of America - arr by Larry Clark & Greg Gilpin
I Am the Guard - Arthur Fields
God Bless America - Irving Berlin
The Liberty Bell - John Philip Sousa
The Anniversary Waltz - Al Dubin & Dave Franklin
God Bless the U.S.A. - Lee Greenwood
On Wisconsin! - W.T. Purdy
This Is My Country - Al Jacobs
Bucky Badger - arr by Wayne Becker
Audiences’ Choice - You pick your favorite Sousa March and we’ll play it! - John Philip Sousa

Come for the Music, Stay for the Fireworks!

Our final concert of the year will be on Thursday, July 20th.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Rock Me, Amadeus!

Our second concert of the 2019 season is today Thursday, June 20tt!

The concert starts tonight at 7:00 in Atwater Park (where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive in Shorewood, WI.

Our theme this concert is "Rock Me, Amadeus!"

Amadeus! - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
On The Campus - John Philip Sousa
Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet - P. I. Tschaikowsky
The Masterpiece - J. J. Mauret and Paul Parnes
The Muppet Show Theme - Jim Henson and Sam Pottle
The Wind Beneath My Wings - Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar
Begin the Beguine - Cole Porter
Beach Boys Golden Hits - arr. by Kurt Gäble
The Chicken Dance - Terry Rendall and Werner Thomas

In case of inclement weather the concert will be cancelled.

Old Director!
New Music!
New Players!
Same Old Jokes!

Hope to see you there!

Our next concert will be on Thursday July 4th at 5:30 pm.

Friday, June 7, 2019

First Concert of 2019

Our first concert of the 2019 season is Saturday, June 8th!

We start playing at 12:00 in Atwater Park (where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive in Shorewood, WI.

We are the lunch-time entertainment during the annual Shorewood Men's Club Chicken Bar-B-Que.

Our theme this concert is "More Music To Eat Chickens By"

Liberty Loan March - John Phillip Sousa
Highlights from South Pacific - Rodgers & Hammerstein
Little Irish Suite - Leroy Jackson
Rainy Days and Mondays - Williams & Nichols
Highlights from Oklahoma - also Rodgers & Hammerstein
Tangotoon - John Kinyon
Their Finest Hour - Theodore Maki
Beer Barrel Polka - L Brown, W.A. Timm, V. Zeman, J. Vejvoda
The Band Played on / Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight - Palmer, Ward, Hayden & Metz
Plus special surprises!

In case of inclement weather the concert will be cancelled - although the chickens will still be cookin' so please still stop by and pick some up!

Old Director!
New Music!
New Players!
Percussionists!!!
Same Old Jokes!

Hope to see you there!

Our next concert will be on Thursday June 20th at 7:00 pm.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Shorewood Concert Band 2019 Season

2019 Season!

Our all-volunteer band plays a series of four concerts in June and July in Atwater Park in Shorewood, Wisconsin.

This year's concerts:
Saturday June 8th noon
Thursday June 20th 7:00 pm
Thurday July 4th 5:30 pm
Thursday July 18th 7:00 pm

If you'd like to join the band please contact Frank Laycock the President, Announcer and Tuba Player at shorewoodcncrtband@sbcglobal.net

This year's rehearsals:

Brass Bell Music is located at 210 Silver Spring Drive

This year's rehearsals are:
Thursday May 30th - 7:00 to 9
Thursday June 6th - 7:00 to 9
Thursday June 13th - 7:00 to 9
Thursday June 27th - 7:00 to 9
Thursday July 11th - 7:00 to 9


Hope to see you there!
Frank

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Summer of the Secret Sousa: Part 4

Today, Thursday June 19th 2018 is our final concert of the "Summer of the Secret Sousa" at 7 pm in Atwater Park (where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive) in Shorewood, WI.

Star-Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key arranged by John Philip Sousa
Chanson - John Kinyon
The New York Hippodrome - John Philip Sousa
Pilgrim's Chorus from Tannhauser - Richard Wagner
Three Operatic Excerpts - arr by A.R. Piato
Procession of the Sardar - Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
The Far Country - Robert Dillon
Bucky Badger - arr by Wayne Becker

Also:
Low Brass & Friends Special Feature!
Plus more special surprises!

In case of inclement weather the concert will be cancelled.

Hope to see you there!

And here's our tentative 2019 season schedule:
June 8th 12:00 pm, June 20th 7 pm, July 4th 5:30 pm, July 18th 7pm

"The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa" update!

The fourth volume is now out!

Here's a link to the "The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa" project by the US Marine Band discussed during the announcements of today's concert.

"The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa"