Monday, July 4, 2016

4th of July 2016

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.

Saturday, July 4, 2016
"Happy 240th Birthday, USA!"

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key arranged by John Philip Sousa
High School Cadets - John Philip Sousa
On, Wisconsin! - W.T. Purdy
God Bless America - Irving Berlin
Armed Forces - The Pride of America! - arr Larry Clark and Greg Gilpin
I Am The Guard - Arthur Fields
God Bless the U.S.A. - Lee Greenwood
The Washington Post - John Philip Sousa
This Is My Country - Al Jacobs
The Liberty Bell - John Philip Sousa
You’re a Grand Old Flag - George Cohan
The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

This is our final concert of the 2016 season

Come for the Music, Stay for the Fireworks!

Friday, June 10, 2016

First Concert of 2016

Our first concert of the 2016 season is Saturday, June 11th!

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 "SCB Salutes The Chicken"

Ceremonial Prelude - John Cacavas
Beer Barrel Polka - L Brown, W.A. Timm, V. Zeman, J. Vejvoda
Entry of the Gladiators - Julius Fucik
William Tell Overture - Gioachino Rossini
March of the Belgian Paratroopers - Pierre Lemans
Manhattan Beach - John Philip Sousa
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!

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

Hope to see you there!

Our next concert will be on Monday July 4th at 6:30 pm.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

"That's Entertainment!"

July 16th is the final concert of our 2015 season. The concert starts at 7:00 in Atwater Park, where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive on the lovely shores of Lake Michigan.
With special Guest Vocalist - Deme Hellwig!

Our concert will include:
On Broadway - Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber
The Music of Charlie Chaplin - Charlie Chaplin arranged by Warren Barker
Over The Rainbow - E.Y. Harburg and Harold Arlen
When I'm Sixty-Four - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Through the Eyes of Love - Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch
Music from Jurassic Park - John Williams
Blue Moon - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Highlights of Kurt Weill - Kurt Weill arranged by Paul Yoder
Up, Up and Away - Jim Webb
Satin Doll - Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer
Selections from Oklahoma - Richard Rodgers

Hope to see you there!

Save the dates!
Here is our 2016 schedule:
Saturday June 11th - noon
Thursday June 23rd - 7 pm
Monday July 4th - 6:30 pm
Thursday July 14th - 7 pm

Thanks to our 2015 supporters!

The Shorewood Concert Band 2015 concert series was made possible by financial and other donations from:
Brass Bell Music Store
Fox, O’Neill & Shannon SC
The Shorewood Foundation
Shorewood Men’s Club
Shorewood Woman’s Club

We also received support from the following individuals:
Bruce and Natalie Bakken
Marilyn John
Frank and Kathrine Laycock
several Anonymous Donors

We would also like to give special thanks to Brass Bell Music for use of their facilities for our rehearsals and the Village of Shorewood for use of Atwater Park for our concerts.

Friday, July 3, 2015

4th of July 2015

Saturday 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 lovely shores of Lake Michigan.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
"Happy Birthday, U.S.A.!"

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key arranged by Steve Smith
This Is My Country - Al Jacobs
America the Beautiful - Katharine Lee Bates and Samuel A Ward
St. Louis Blues - W. C. Handy
Appalachian Spring - Aaron Copland
National Emblem - E. E. Bagley
America - Neil Diamond
Armed Forces Salute - arranged by Bob Lowden
South Rampart Street Parade - Ray Bauduc and Bob Haggart
God Bless the U.S.A. - Lee Greenwood
This Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie
Somewhere - Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

Come for the Music, Stay for the Fireworks!

Our final concert of the year "That's Entertainment!" will be on Thursday, July 16th at 7pm

Thursday, June 25, 2015

2nd concert tonight!

Our first concert of the year was Saturday June 13th at noon during the annual Shorewood Men's Club Chicken Bar-B-Que

The theme was “Music of the 60s and 70s”

World’s Fair March - Alfredo Antonini
Selections from Shaft - Isaac Hayes
Spanish Flea - Julius Wechter
The Theme from “Patton” - Jerry Goldsmith
How The West Was Won - Jerrold Immel
California Dreamin’ / Monday, Monday - John Phillips
The Rondo from the Third Suite - Robert Jager
Rainy Days and Mondays - Paul Williams and Roger Nichols
Mancini Spectacular - Henry Mancini, arranged by Warren Barker

Tonight is our second concert at 7 pm in Atwater Park (where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive in Shorewood, WI.

Today's theme is "The Music That Made Milwaukee Famous"

Main Street U.S.A. - John Morrissey
An Irish Rhapsody - Clare Grundman
Clarinet Polka - Polish folk tune arranged by David Bennett
Highlights from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory - Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite - Karl L. King
Sea Songs - R. Vaughan Williams
The Kadiddlehopper March - Red Skeleton
Selections from Fame - Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford
Bucky Badger - arranged by Wayne Becker
Song of the Milwaukee Braves - John Krumdick, arranged by Dr. Pat Backhaus

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Shorewood Concert Band 2015 Season

2015 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 13th noon
Thursday June 25th 7:00 pm
Saturday July 4th 6:30 pm
Thursday July 16th 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 we will be rehearsing at Brass Bell Music from 7 to 9 pm.

Brass Bell Music is located at 210 Silver Spring Drive

This year's rehearsals are:
Thursday June 11th
Thursday June 18th
Thursday July 2nd
Thursday July 9th


Hope to see you there!
Frank