McCracken Middle School Band Programs

2013-2014
Chip De Stefano, Conductor
David Morrison, Conductor

ALL BANDS CONCERT

Niles North High School
May 19, 2014

  • Beginner Band
    • Jim Along Josie - Traditional
    • Skip to My Lou - Traditional
    • Chant for Percussion - Andrew Balent
    • A Touch of Baroque - Sandy Feldstein and John O'Reilly
  • 5th Grade Band
    • Nottingham Castle - Larry Daehn
    • Play Elvis - arranged by Spencer H. Klevenow and Ransford E. Pierce
    • Equinox - Michael Sweeney
  • Concert Band
    • Go Galop - Henry Fillmore
    • Shenandoah - Michael Sweeney
    • Little English Suite - Leroy Jackson
      I. Con Moto
      II. Andante
      III. Moderato
    • Tanglewood - John Tatgenhorst
  • Symphonic Band
    • Pirates of the Caribbean - Klaus Badelt, arranged by Ted Ricketts
    • Dinosaurs - Daniel Bukvich
    • Symphonic Dance No. 3 - "Fiesta" - Clifton Williams

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

May 9, 2014

  • Symphonic Band
    • Introduction and Rondo - Douglas Akey
    • On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss - David Holsinger
    • Symphonic Dance No. 3 - "Fiesta" - Clifton Williams

IGSMA STATE FESTIVAL

April 26, 2014

  • Symphonic Band
    • Introduction and Rondo - Douglas Akey
    • On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss - David Holsinger
    • Symphonic Dance No. 3 - "Fiesta" - Clifton Williams

MARCH CONCERT

March 19, 2014

  • Middleton Elementary School 5th Grade Band
    • Tambora! - William Owens
    • Ancient City of Stone - Kirk Vogel
    • Legend of the Yankee Clippers - James Swearingen
  • McCracken Middle School Concert Band
    • March from First Suite for Military Band - Gustav Holst, arranged by Mike Story
    • On My Own - Claude-Michel Schönberg, arranged by Johnnie Vinson
    • Andante and Allegro - Arcangelo Corelli, arranged by Philip Gordon
    • Daydreams - Robert Sheldon
    • Dance of the Tumblers - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, arranged by James Curnow
  • Combined Fifth Grade Band and Concert Band
    • Trumpet Hero - Paul Lavender

IGSMA District Contest

March 15, 2014

  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • Rough Riders - Karl King
    • On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss - David Holsinger
    • Symphonic Dance No. 3 - "Fiesta" - Clifton Williams

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

March 12, 2014

  • Beginner Band
    • Hot Cross Buns
    • Au Clair de la Lune
    • Mary Had a Little Lamb
    • The Cuckoo
    • Lightly Row
    • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
    • Old MacDonald Had a Farm
    • London Bridge
    • Jingle Bells
  • Symphonic Band
    • Rough Riders - Karl King
    • On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss - David Holsinger
    • Symphonic Dance No. 3 - "Fiesta" - Clifton Williams
  • Combined Bands
    • Mickey Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd, arr. by MIchael Sweeney

67th Annual Midwest Clinic

McCormick Place West - Skyline Ballroom W375E (Chicago, IL)
December 18, 2013

David Morrison, guest conductor
Donald DeRoche, guest conductor
Phillip Hash, guest conductor
Don Owens, guest conductor

Dorival Puccini, Jr., trumpet
Colin Oldberg, trumpet
Jeffrey DeRoche, marimba

Download Concert Program (13.3 MB)

  • Symphonic Band
    • Havener Fanfare - Andrew Boysen
    • Wild Dance - Douglas Akey
    • Sea Shanty Variations - Timothy Loest
    • Two British Folk Songs - Elliot Del Borgo
    • Moto Perpetuo - Niccolo Paganini, arranged by Donald Hunsberger
    • The King's Feast- arranged by Kenneth Singleton
      I. The King's Entrance
      II. The King's Supper
      III. The King's Entertainment
    • The Promise of Living from The Tender Land - Aaron Copland, arranged by James Curnow
    • Japanese Pictures - Kevin Mixon
    • Melodious Thunk - David Biedenbender
    • Peacemaker - Karl King, arranged by James Swearingen

Skokie Communnity Performance

Midwest Clinic Preview Concert
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (Northwestern University, Evanston, IL)
December 12, 2013

David Morrison, guest conductor
Donald DeRoche, guest conductor
Phillip Hash, guest conductor
Don Owens, guest conductor

Dorival Puccini, Jr., trumpet
Colin Oldberg, trumpet
Jeffrey DeRoche, marimba

  • Symphonic Band
    • Havener Fanfare - Andrew Boysen
    • Wild Dance - Douglas Akey
    • Sea Shanty Variations - Timothy Loest
    • Two British Folk Songs - Elliot Del Borgo
    • Moto Perpetuo - Niccolo Paganini, arranged by Donald Hunsberger
    • The King's Feast- arranged by Kenneth Singleton
      I. The King's Entrance
      II. The King's Supper
      III. The King's Entertainment
    • The Promise of Living from The Tender Land - Aaron Copland, arranged by James Curnow
    • Japanese Pictures - Kevin Mixon
    • Melodious Thunk - David Biedenbender
    • Peacemaker - Karl King, arranged by James Swearingen

DECEMBER CONCERT

December 11, 2013

  • Middleton Elementary School Fifth Grade Band
    • Hallelujah Chorus - George Frideric Handel, arranged by Timothy Loest
    • Knights of the Round Table - Tom Rudolph and Drew Shanefield
    • Ayre and Dance - Bruce Pearson
  • McCracken Middle School Concert Band
    • Royal March - John Kinyon
    • Jupiter from "The Planets" - Gustav Holst, arranged by Robert W. Smith and Michael Story
    • The Ruins of Tulum - Jack Wilds
    • Folk Songs: USA - arranged by Gerald Sebesky
    • Chant and Fire Ritual - Tyler S. Grant
  • Combined Fifth Grade Band and Concert Band
    • Jester Dance - Mekel Rogers

WINTER CONCERT

December 4, 2013

  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band
    • Peacemaker - Karl King
    • Two British Folk Songs - Elliot Del Borgo
    • Wild Dance - Douglas Akey
    • Melodious Thunk - David Biedenbender

November Concert

November 20, 2013

  • Symphonic Band
    • Japanese Pictures - Kevin Mixon
    • The King's Feast- arranged by Kenneth Singleton
      I. The King's Entrance
      II. The King's Supper
      III. The King's Entertainment
    • The Promise of Living from The Tender Land - Aaron Copland, arranged by James Curnow
    • Melodious Thunk - David Biedenbender

Axiom Brass Residency Concert

October 17, 2013

  • Symphonic Band
    • Havener Fanfare - Andrew Boysen
    • Sea Shanty Variations - Timothy Loest
    • Wild Dance! - Douglas Akey
  • Combined McCracken Middle Symphonic Band and Axiom Brass
    • An Epic Expedition - Rick DeJonge

2005 Superstate

September Concert

Wood Oaks Junior High School
Northbrook, Illinois
September 25, 2013

  • Symphonic Band
    • Peacemaker - Karl King
    • Japanese Pictures - Kevin Mixon
    • Two British Folk Songs - Elliot Del Borgo
  • Combined McCracken Middle Symphonic Band and Wood Oaks Junior High School Wind Ensemble
    • Western Horizons - Thomas Kahelin

McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band Camp Concert

August 16, 2013

  • Symphonic Band
    • Autumn Fanfare - Mekel Rogers
    • Ayre and Dance - Bruce Pearson
    • British Isles Suite - Larry Daehn
      I. Marching Song
      II. Barbara Allen
      III. Farewell, Dundee
    • Procession for a New Day - James Swearingen
    • The Water is Wide - arranged by James Swearingen
    • Gothic Dance - Patrick Burnes
  • Percussion Ensemble
    • Scamper - Jared Spears

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