Tuesday, July 3, 2012

4th of July concert

Tomorrow 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.

Star Spangled Banner arranged by John Philip Sousa
National Emblem by E.E. Bagley; arr. Fredrick Fennell
First Suite for Military Band, First Movement - Chaconne by Gustav Holst
Lassus Trombone by Henry Fillmore
Bucky Badger arr. Wayne M. Becker
Noble Men by Henry Fillmore
Yankee Doodle arr. by Morton Gould
Honey Boys on Parade by E.V. Cupero
This Land Is Your Land by Woodie Guthrie; arr. George Kenny
America The Beautiful .by Katharine Lee Bates and Samuel A. Ward
Armed Forces - The Pride of America arr. Larry Clark & Greg Gilpin
The Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa

Come for the Music, Stay for the Fireworks!

Our final concert of the year will be on Thursday, July 19th at 7pm

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

First and Second Concerts of 2012


Our second concert of the year is this week Thursday June 21st.
We start at 7 pm in Atwater Park in Shorewood, where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan.

In case of inclement weather the concert will not be performed.

This weeks program includes:
Westwood Trail  by Douglas Wagner
Sonata pian’e forte by Giovanni Gabriele
A Seaside Ballad by Jim Duff
March for Moderns by Jared Spears
Ready to Take a Chance Again by. Norman Gimbel and Charles Fox
First Suite for Military Band by Gustav Holst - Movement II: Intermezzo
study in rhumba by francis p muccirosso
Don A Do Dat by Harold Bennett
and
The Washington Post March by John Philip Sousa

Our first concert took place on Saturday June 9th at 12:30 during the Shorewood Men's Club Chicken Bar-B-Que.
We performed:
Burnished Brass by John Cacavas
Chanson by John Kinyon
High School Cadets by John Philip Sousa
First Suite for Military Band by Gustav Holst - Movement III: March
The Cowboys by John Williams
Cielito Lindo by C Fernandez arr. by Philip Lang
Instant Concert by Harold L. Walters
Sons of New Zealand by Alex Lithgow; arr. by P. Backhaus
The Klaxon by Henry Fillmore arr by Frederick Fennell
The Success March by Harold Bennett
Beer Barrel Polka by L. Brown, W.A. Timm, V. Zeman and J. Vejvoda

Hope to see you on the 21st!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

2012 Season

I'm proud to announce the 2012 Shorewood Concert Band Season!

This 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 12:30 pm
Thursday June 21st 7:00 pm
Wednesday July 4th 6:30 pm
Thursday July 19th 7:00 pm

If you'd like to join the band please contact Pat Backhaus the director at CornetPat@aol.com or Frank Laycock the President, Announcer and Tuba Player at shorewoodcncrtband@sbcglobal.net.

This year's Rehearsals are:
Thursday, June 7th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Shorewood Intermediate School Band Room
Thursday, June 14th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Shorewood High School Band Room
Thursday, June 28th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Shorewood High School Band Room
Thursday, July 12th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Shorewood High School Band Room