Six Sextets Program

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New York Chamber Soloists

  • Jennifer Grim, flute
  • Melvin Kaplan, oboe
  • Allen Blustine, clarinet
  • Andrew Schwartz, bassoon
  • Sharon Moe, French horn
  • Ian Donald, French horn
  • Curtis Macomber, violin
  • Emily Popham Gillins, violin
  • Ynez Lynch, viola
  • Adam Grabois, cello
  • Elizabeth Metcalfe, piano

Six Sextets Program

Concerto in G minor for flute, oboe, bassoon, violin, cello, & keyboard
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Allegro ma cantabile
Allegro molto

Overture on Hebrew Themes for clarinet, strings and piano
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Sextuor for Piano & Winds
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Allegro vivace
Finale: Prestissimo


Theme and Variations in F Major for two horns and strings, K. 287
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Ricercare à 6 for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, violin, cello, and keyboard
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Allegro assai

Sextet in E-flat Major for two horns and strings, Op. 81b
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Allegro con brio
Rondo: Allegro

Burning River Brass Program

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– I –

O Come All Ye Faithful,  Traditional, arr. Roger Harvey

Christmas Around the World

Riu, Riu, Chiu, Traditional Villancico, arr. Roger Harvey
Joseph est bien Marié
, French Nöel, arr. Roger Harvey
, José I. Quinton (1881-1925), arr. Roger Harvey

Carols for the Queen

I Saw Three Ships, Traditional English, arr. Roger Harvey
Away in a Manger
, William Kirkpatrick (1838-1921), arr. Roger Harvey
Susex Carol
, Traditional English, arr. Roger Harvey

Silent Night, Holy Night,  Franz Grüber (1787-1863), arr. Simon Wills

A Prelude & Fugue for Christmas, Simon Wills (b. 1957)

Season’s Greetings, arr. Dean Sorenson


– II –

Jingle Bells, James Pierpont (1822-1893), arr. Dean Sorenson

Burning River Nutcracker, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Overture, arr. Dean Sorenson
Pas de Deux, arr. Dave Morgan
Chocolate, arr. Jim Stephenson

The Christmas Song, Mel Tormé (1925-1999), arr. Christopher Mowat

The Little Drummer Boy
Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, and Harry Simeone
arr. Paul Ferguson

Christmas ‘Toons, arr. Anthony DiLorenzo

Program – Oct. 5, 2012

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Keith Brion and His New Sousa Band

Mr. Mark Ponzo, Cornet
Mrs. Maribeth Crawford, Soprano
Miss Tacy Edwards, Piccolo
Mr. Willie Clark, Tuba

West High School, Ralph Holter Auditorium, Green Bay, WI
Friday October 5, 2012 7:30 p.m.

National Anthem — The Star Spangled Banner (Arr. Sousa/Damrosch)

  1. Overture — Prelude to the Comic Opera “Katherine” (Sousa)
  2. Cornet Solo (Mr. Ponzo)
    From the Shores of the Mighty Pacific (H.L. Clarke)
  3. Two Selections
    A) Morris Dance: Country Gardens Grainger
    B) Folk Tune: A Sheepshearing Song Goosens-Grainger
  4. Vocal Solo (Mrs. Crawford)
    Quel Guardo Il Caviliere from “Don Pasquale” (Donizetti)
  5. Characteristic — The Chariot Race (Sousa)
  6. I    N    T    E    R    V   A    L

  7. Spanish Dance
    The Flashing Eyes of Andalusia from the “Camera Studies Suite” (Sousa)
  8. Two Selections
    A) Vocal Solo (Mrs. Crawford) — All the Things You Are (Kern)
    B) Patrol — Marching Through Georgia (Work/Sousa)
  9. Sacred SelectionO Man Now Weep for Thy Great Sin (J.S.Bach/Grainger)
  10. Piccolo/Tuba Duet (Miss Edwards and Mr. Clark)
    The Elephant and the Fly (Kling)
  11. Patriotic Salute
    George M. Cohan Sing Along (Cohan)
    Parade of the Services (Various)

Program – Empire Brass Quintet

Cancellation notice: This concert has been cancelled due to the illness of the leader.  The Brown County Civic Music Association has scheduled a replacement concert.  Empire Brass tickets dated March 8, 2013 will admit you to the Brass-E5 concert on Saturday, May 18.

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Empire Brass Quintet: Rolf Smedvig, Trumpet; Dereck Lockhart, Trumpet; Dr. Andrew Pelletier, French Horn; Alexei Doohovskoy, Trombone; Kenneth Amis, Tuba

Friday, March 8, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Ralph Holter Auditorium, Green Bay West High School


In Dolce Jubilo, Traditional / Empire Brass

Ronde from Bergeret
Danse Bergeret, Tylman Susato

Earl of Oxford March, William Byrd
March from Fairy Queen, Henry Purcell
Tambourin, Rameau
La Tabourin, Debussy
Turkish March, L. van Beethoven
Jupiter / The Planets, G . Holst
Bell Tones Ring, Kenneth Amis

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