Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Summer of the Secret Sousa: Part 3

Tomorrow 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.
This is one hour earlier than in previous years.

Star-Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key arranged by John Philip Sousa
The Invincible Eagle - John Philip Sousa
Music from Glee - arr by Adam Anders and Tim Davis
Semper Fidelis - John Philip Sousa
Armed Forces - The Pride of America! - arr by Larry Clark and Greg Gilpin
In Honor of the Fallen - Barry Milner
On, Wisconsin! - W. T. Purdy
The Beatles: 1964! - arr by Michael Brown
This Is My Country - Al Jacobs
Instant Swing Concert - arr by Eric Osterling
High School Cadets - John Philip Sousa
Bucky Badger - arr by Wayne Becker
The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

Come for the Music, Stay for the Fireworks!

Our final concert of the year will be on Thursday, July 19th.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Summer of the Secret Sousa: Part 2

Our second concert of the 2018 season is today Thursday, June 21st!

As part of "Make Music Milwaukee" we start playing at 7:00 in Atwater Park (where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive in Shorewood, WI.

Our theme this concert is "Summer of the Secret Sousa: Part 2"

Procession of the Sardar - Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
The New York Hippodrome - John Philip Sousa
Chanson - John Kinyon
Three Operatic Exerpts - arr by A.R. Piato
The Music of James Bond, Part 3 - arr by Victor Lopez
Pilgrim's Chorus from Tannhauser - Richard Wagner
The Far Country - Robert Dillon
Instant Concert - arr by Harold Walters
Plus special surprises!

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 Wednesday July 4th at 5:30 pm.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Summer of the Secret Sousa: Part 1

Our first concert of the 2018 season is Saturday, June 9th!

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 "Summer of the Secret Sousa: Part 1"

The Band Played On / Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight - J.F. Palmer and Charles Ward / Joe Hayden and Theodore Metz
Mother Hubbard March - John Philip Sousa
Feels So Good - Chuck Mangione
The Phantom of the Opera Medley - Andrew Lloyd Weber
Theme from Dallas - Jerrold Immel
Memory - Andrew Lloyd Weber
MalagueƱa - Ernesto Lecuona
One Moment In Time - Albert Hammond and John Bettis
The Billboard - John Klohr
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!
Same Old Jokes!

Hope to see you there!

Our next concert will be on Thursday June 21st at 7:00 pm.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Shorewood Concert Band 2018 Season

2018 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 9th noon
Thursday June 21st 7:00 pm
Tuesday July 4th 5:30 pm (note new time! One hour earlier than previous years)
Thursday July 19th 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 31st - 7:30 to 9 (note, start time delayed 30 minutes)
Thursday June 7th - 7:00 to 9
Thursday June 14th - 7:00 to 9
Thursday July 12th - 7:00 to 9

For the Fourth of July concert we will be joined by the students of the Shore Summer Band Program
The rehearsals for this concert will be held at the Shorewood Intermediate School band room, located at 3830 N. Morris Blvd.

Thursday June 28th - 7:00 to 8:30
Monday July 2nd - 7:00 to 8:30


Hope to see you there!
Frank

Thursday, July 20, 2017

"The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa"

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"

Thursday in the Park with Bill, Part 2

Thursday June 20th 2017 is our final concert of the year at 7 pm in Atwater Park (where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive in Shorewood, WI.

Today's theme is "Thursday in the Park with Bill, Part 2"

Since Part 1 was partially rained out, we are presenting several numbers from our second concert at this one instead.

The Crusader - John Philip Sousa
Oklahoma - Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein 2nd
Mikado March - John Philip Sousa
The Flintstones - W. Hanna, J. Barbera & H. Curtin
Send In The Clowns - Stephen Sondheim
Rubber Duckie - Jeffrey Moss
Fiddler On The Roof - Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Bock
I’ve Made My Plans for the Summer - John Philip Sousa
After the Ball - Chas. K. Harris
Colonel Bogey - Kenneth Alford

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

4th of July 2017

Today is our annual 4th of July concert during Shorewood's Family Day celebrations.
The concert starts at 6:30 in Atwater Park, where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Guess Who’s Turning 241?

Star-Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key arranged by John Philip Sousa
Semper Fidelis - John Philip Sousa
You’re a Grand Old Flag - George M Cohan
I Am The Guard - Arthur Fields
Armed Forces - The Pride of America! - arr. by Larry Clark & Greg Gilpin
32d Division March - Theo. Steinmetz
On, Wisconsin! - W. T. Purdy
God Bless The U.S.A. - Lee Greenwood
This Is My Country - Al Jacobs
Thundercrest - Eric Osterling
Bucky Badger - arr. Wayne Becker
God Bless America - Irving Berlin
The Washington Post March - John Philip Sousa

Come for the Music, Stay for the Fireworks!

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