Wednesday, July 17, 2013

July 18th final concert of 2013

Tomorrow night July 18th is the final concert of our 2013 season. The concert starts at 7:00 in Atwater Park, where Capitol Drive meets Lake Drive on the lovely shores of Lake Michigan.

Our concert will include:
The Band Played On / Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight - J.F. Palmer & Charles Ward / Joe Hayden & Theodore Metz
Rosamunde Overture - Franz Schubert
Highlights from The Pink Panther - Henry Mancini
Down Home Rag - Wilber Sweatman
North Kent Festival - David Wells
The Calliope - Karalyn J. Roesch
Aeroplane Dip - Arthur Pryor
See the U.S.A. in Your Chevrolet - Leon Carr and Leo Corday
High Society - Dan Swan, Allan Copeland and Mort Greene
On The Mall - Edwin Franko Goldman


Hope to see you there!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

4th of July 2013

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 lovely shores of Lake Michigan.

The Band Played On / Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight by J.F. Palmer & Charles Ward / Joe Hayden & Theodore Metz
Chester by William Billings / William Schuman
On, Wisconsin! by W.T. Purdy
Grand Old Flag by George M. Cohan
Bucky Badger arr Wayne M. Becker
Hands Across The Sea by John Philip Sousa
The Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie
Armed Forces - The Pride of America! arr by Larry Clark and Greg Gilpin
I Am The Guard by Arthur Fields
The Fairest of the Fair by John Philip Sousa
On The Mall by Edwin Franko Goldman
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 18th at 7pm

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

2013 first and second concerts

Our first concert of the year was on Saturday June 8.

Our featured numbers were:
The Band Played On / Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight by JF Palmer & Charles Ward / Joe Hayden & Theodore Metz
Concerto for Madison Avenue (and Band) arranged by John Higgins
Toccata For Band by Frank Erickson
Driftwood by Louis Palange
Danny by Edwin Franko Goldman
A Seasonal Suite by Ralph Hermann
Salut d’Amour by Sir Edward Elgar
Highlights from Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein 2nd
Success by Harold Bennett
On The Mall by Edwin Franko Goldman

Highlights from the announcements:
"How do you catch a Unique bird? You Neek up on it!
 and how do you catch a Tame bird? The Tame Way!"
"Ralph Hermann's A Seasonal Suite has four movements based on Wisconsin's four seasons. Snow Shoveling, Construction, Mosquito, and the Packers"

Our second concert is tomorrow night June 20th at 7 pm in Atwater Park.
Pieces to be played include:
Rockingham Heritage by Gary Fagan
Alamo by Karl L King
Holiday In London by A. R. Piato
The Billboard by John N. Klohr
Manhattan Beach by John Philip Sousa
Spanish Flea by Julius Wechter
Down A Country Lane by Aaron Copeland
Bandology by Eric Osterling
Beer Barrel Polka by L. Brown, W.A. Timm, V. Zeman and J. Vejvoda
and a couple of surprises!

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, June 2, 2013

2013 Season!

I'm proud to announce the 2013 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 8th noon (1/2 an hour earlier than last year)
Thursday June 20th 7:00 pm
Thursday July 4th 6:30 pm
Thursday July 18th 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 6th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Shorewood Intermediate School Band Room
Thursday, June 13th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Brass Bell Music
Thursday, June 27th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Brass Bell Music
Thursday, July 11th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Brass Bell Music

The Shorewood Intermediate School is the round building located south of Capitol at 3830 N. Morris Blvd. The band room is located on the second floor at the rear of the building.
Brass Bell Music is located at the corner of Silver Spring Drive and Lydell in Whitefish Bay near Bayshore Mall. Please bring your own music stand to these rehearsals.

Hope to see you there!
Frank