4th Annual Sounds of the Seasons
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 3:00 PM
The Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center
Birmingham, Alabama

Jingle them Bells – James Pierpont/arr. Julie Giroux

The Nutcracker Suite – Peter Tchaikovsky/arr. Robert Longfield
I. Chinese Dance
II. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
III. Russian Dance

A Home Alone Christmas – arr. Paul Lavender

O Holy Night –  Adolphe Charles Adam/arr. Julie Giroux
Emily Herring, soprano
Bruce Meadows, tenor

Farandole from “L’Aresienne Suite No. 2” – Georges Bizet/arr. Larry Daehn

The Night Before Christmas – Randol Alan Bass
Tony Giles, narrator

Hallelu – Stephen Paulus
Ave Maria: A Choral Prayer – Jessica Franchi
Be Born In Me – Francesca Battistelli/arr. King
Betelehemu – arr. Barrington Brooks

Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson

Hallelujah Chorus – George F. Handel/arr. Philip Sparke

The Prayer – Carol Bayer Sager/David Foster/arr. Kerry Bryant
Emily Herring, soprano
Bruce Meadows, tenor

Patapan – Shelley Hanson

The Best of Rooms Randall Thompson/trans. Tyler S. Grant
World Premiere
Written in memory of Anne Coleman

Christ, He requires still, wheresoe’er He comes,
To feed, or lodge, to have the best of rooms:
Give Him the choice; grant Him the nobler part
Of all the house: the best of all’s the heart.
– Robert Herrick, “Christ’s Part” (1647)

A Christmas Celebration – Alfred Reed

Alabama Bandmasters Association
District VI Honor Band
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 2:30 PM
Auburn High School
Auburn, Alabama

March from “Symphonic Metamorphosis” – Paul Hindemith/trans. Keith Wilson

Tulsa – Don Gillis/trans. Maurice Ford

Diamond Fanfare – Samuel R. Hazo

The Wizard of Oz – arr. James Barnes

The Melody Shop – Karl King/arr. Andrew Glover

2nd Annual Celebration of Freedom
Monday, May 29, 2017, 3:00 PM
Homewood High School Auditorium
Homewood, Alabama

The Star Spangled Banner – arr. Jack Stamp

Dum Spiro Spero – Chris Pilsner

Tulsa – Don Gillis/trans. Maurice Ford

Culloden – Julie Giroux
III.  We Toomed Our Stoops for the Gaudy Sodgers
“We Emptied Our Glasses for the Handsome Soldiers”

The Melody Shop – Karl King/arr. Andrew Glover

Stars and Stripes Forever – John Philip Sousa/ arr. Brion/Schissel

O’er Land of the Free – Johnnie Vinson

America the Beautiful – Samuel Augustus Ward/arr. Carmen Dragon

Armed Forces Salute – arr. Bob Lowden