Midwest Preview Concert
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 3:00 PM
Homewood High School Auditorium
Homewood, Alabama

Exhultation – Philip Sparke

Devil’s Drive – Brett Keüper Abigaña

Renaissance Reimagined – Brian Balmages

Stone Gardens – Robert W. Smith

Hosts of Freedom – Karl L. King, arranged by John Paynter

Across the Serengeti – Jack Wilds

Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson

In My Father’s Eyes – Julie Giroux
Dr. Carlton McCreery, cello

The Best of Rooms – Randall Thompson, transcribed by Tyler S. Grant

Magnolia Star – Steve Danyew


The Midwest Clinic
An International Band and Orchestra Conference
Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 12:00 PM
McCormick Place, Ballroom W138
Chicago, Illinois

Exhultation – Philip Sparke

Devil’s Drive – Brett Keüper Abigaña

Renaissance Reimagined – Brian Balmages
Dr. David Gregory, conductor

Stone Gardens – Robert W. Smith
Captain Brian O. Walden, conductor
Tony Giles, narrator

Hosts of Freedom – Karl L. King, arranged by John Paynter

Across the Serengeti – Jack Wilds

Three Bones – James M. Stephenson
III. HIP
Joseph Alessi, trombone
Peter Ellefson, trombone
Jonathan Whitaker, trombone

In My Father’s Eyes – Julie Giroux
Dr. Carlton McCreery, cello

The Best of Rooms – Randall Thompson, transcribed by Tyler S. Grant

Magnolia Star – Steve Danyew


Memorial Day Spring Concert
Monday, May 28, 2018, 3:00 PM
Mountain Brook High School Auditorium
Birmingham, Alabama

Alabama Fanfare – Robert W. Smith

The Star Spangled Banner – John Stafford Smith, arranged by Jack Stamp

Shakespeare Pictures – Nigel Hess
I. Much Ado About Nothing
II. A Winter’s Tale – The Statue
III. Julius Caesar – The Entry to the Senate

Stone Gardens – Robert W. Smith
Tony Giles, narrator

The Washington Post March – John Philip Sousa

Polka and Fugue – Jaromir Weinberger
from “Schwanda the Bagpiper” arranged by Glenn Cliffe Bainum


INTERMISSION
2018 Alabama Winds Scholarship Presentation


Let Freedom Ring – Ryan Nowlin

America, The Beautiful – Samuel Augustus Ward, arranged by Carmen Dragon

Esprit de Corps – Robert Jager

Armed Forces Salute – arranged by Bob Lowden
with the 2018 Alabama Winds Scholarship Winners

Third Symphony, Op. 89 – James Barnes
III. Mesto (for Natalie)
IV. Finale Allegro giocoso