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2015 - 2016 Concert Repertoire

Saturday, Octobr 3, 2015 
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Kresge Theatre
4:00 pm

Dvořák Serenade for Winds in D minor
Kevin Volans Leaping Dance
Knut Nystedt Pia Memoria
Edgard Varèse Ionisation
Kurt Weill Vom tod im Wald
Holst Suite No. 2 in F

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, November 15, 2015
Carnegie Music Hall
7:30 pm

Beethoven March for Military Band No. 1 in F Major "Yorksher March"
David Maslanka Traveler
Joseph Turrin High Flight
Alan Hovhaness Symphony No. 7, Nanga Parvat
Hindemith Symphony in B-flat

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Saturday, February 6, 2016
Soldiers and Sailors
4:00 pm

Joseph Willcox Jenkins American Overture for Band       
Karl Husa Music for Prague 1968                         
Frigyes Hidas Concerto for Bassoon, Shane Gillen Soloist
Alex Marthaler Turning in Air - World Premiere
Barber Commando March 

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Carnegie Music Hall
8:00 pm

Charles Ives Omega Lambda Chi
Claude Debussy Incidental Music from The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
Milhaud Suite française
Prokofiev Ode to the End of the War
David Gillingham When Speaks the Signal- Trumpet Tone: Matthew McCormack, trumpet

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson and Stephen Story, conductors

2014 - 2015 Concert Repertoire

Saturday, September 27, 2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Kresge Theatre
4:00 pm

Leoš Janáček Sokol Fanfare
Darius Milhaud Chamber Symphony No. 5 for Ten Winds, Op. 43
Igor Stravinsky Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments          
Jean Françaix Sept danses, Dixtuor à vent
Percy Grainger Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie Doon
Sergei Prokofiev Four Marches Op. 69

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, November 9, 2014
Carnegie Music Hall
7:30 pm

Vincent Persichetti Divertimento, Op. 42
Mark Camphouse A Movement for Rosa
Frank Ticheli Postcard
Olivier Messiaen Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, February 8, 2015
Carnegie Music Hall
7:30 pm

Richard Strauss Sonatina No. 1 for 16 Wind Instruments in F Major, "From an Invalid’s Workshop"
James Richens Chicano!
Aulis Sallinen Chorali for 32 Winds, Percussion, Harp & Celesta, Op. 22
Robert Russell Bennett Symphonic Songs for Band 

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, March 29, 2015
Carnegie Music Hall
7:30 pm

John Philip Sousa The Thunderer
Ira Hearshen Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa, movement II "After the Thunderer"
Einojuhani Rautavaara A Soldier’s Mass for Wind Ensemble, Op. 40
Karel Husa Al Fresco
Selection TBD - Winner of Concerto Competition
Warren Benson The Leaves are Falling
Ron Nelson Rocky Point Holiday

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson and Stephen Story, conductors

2013 - 2014 Concert Repertoire

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Kresge Theatre
4:00 pm
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Hindemith's Introduction to Apparebit Repentina Dies
Jacob's Old Wine in New Bottles
Poulenc's Suite Francaise
Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments  
Strauss' Serenade in E-flat for 13 Winds, Op.7    
Williams' English Folk Song Suite

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, November 10, 2013
Carnegie Music Hall
7:30 pm
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Galbraith's Danza de los Duendes  
Messiaen's “Majeste du Christ demandant sa gloirea son Pere”, from L' Ascension
Whitacre's Lux Aurumque
Schwantner's and the mountains rising nowhere
Schuman's George Washington Bridge       
Sparke's Dance Movements

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, February 9, 2014
Palace Theatre (Greensburg, PA)
7:30 pm
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Sousa's Jack Tar March
Marilyn Taft Thomas' Snapshots of a Great City
Beckel's The Glass Bead Game featuring Wind Ensemble competion winner Carrie Vertin, horn
Varese's Ionisation          
Tull's Sketches on a Tudor Psalm
Copland's Emblems

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, March 30, 2014
Soliders & Sailors Memorial Hall
7:30 pm
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Mendelssohn's Overture for Wind Band in C Major Op. 24
Beckel's The Glass Bead Game
Mahler's Der grosse Appell (offstage sequence from Symphony No. 2)
Mahler's “Um Mitternacht” from Reuckert Lieder
Gorbos' Lift
Copland's Emblems

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson and Stephen Story, conductors


2012 - 2013 Concert Repertoire

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Carnegie Music Hall
2:00 pm

Thunder and Blazes by Julius Fučík
Sinfonietta by John Williams
Hill Song No. 2 by Percy Grainger
Febris Ver by Nancy Galbraith
Adagio Para Orquesta de Instrumentos de Viento by Joaquin Rodrigo
First Suite for Military Band in E-flat Major by Gustav Holst

Thomas Thompson and George Vosburgh, conductors


Saturday, October 6, 2012
Kresge Recital Hall
4:00 pm

Fanfare on Motifs of Die Gurrelieder by Arnold Schoenberg
Petite Symphonie by Charles Gounod
Sea Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Good Soldier Schweik Suite by Robert Kurka

Thomas Thompson and George Vosburgh, conductors


Sunday, November 11, 2012
Carnegie Music Hall
8:00 pm

Little Threepenny Music by Kurt Weill
Intégrales by Edgard Varèse
Symphony No. 4 by David Maslanka

Stephen Story, conductor


Sunday, February 10, 2013
Carnegie Music Hall
8:00 pm

Chester Overture by William Schuman
La création du monde by Darius Milhaud
Theme and Variations, Op. 43a by Arnold Schoenberg
Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson and Stephen Story, conductors


Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Carnegie Music Hall
8:00 pm

Aegean Festival Overture by Andreas Makris
Oiseaux exotiques by Olivier Messiaen
Sinfonietta by Ingolf Dahl
Hemispheres by Joseph Turrin

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson and Stephen Story, conductors


2011 - 2012 Concert Repertoire 

Sunday, November 13th,  2011
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
7:30 p.m.

William Byrd Suite by Gordon Jacob 
Molly on the Shore by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Trauersinfonie by Richard Wagner (arr. Erik Leidzen)
Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold (arr. John P. Paynter)
Dances from Crete by Adam Gorb
Concertino for Three Brass and Band by Floyd E. Werle
Three City Blocks by John Harbison

Thomas Thompson and Stephen Story, conductors


Sunday, February 12, 2012
Carnegie Music Hall
7:30 pm

Equus by Eric Whitacre
Concerto for Piano, Winds and Percussion by Leonardo Balada
“Country Band” March by Charles Ives (arr. James B. Sinclair)
Concerto for Violin and Wind Ensemble by Chad Robinson
Konzertmusic fur Blasorchester Op. 41 by Paul Hindemith

George Vosburgh and Stephen Story, conductors


Saturday, April 14, 2012
Kresge Theatre
2:00 pm

Serenade No 12 in C Minor, K. 388 by W. A. Mozart
Canzon septimi toni No. 2 by Giovanni Gabrieli
Fratres for wind octet and percussion by Arvo Part
Three Merry Marches, Op. 44 by Ernst Krenek

George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson and Stephen Story, conductors


Wednesday, April 18 2012
Carnegie Music Hall
8:00 pm

Concerto for Cello and Nine Players by Leonardo Balada
Viola Concerto (for Viola and Wind Ensemble) by Leonardo Balada (American Premiere)

George Vosburgh and Thomas Thompson, conductors

Directors:

George Vosburgh, Co-Music Director

vosburghmusic@comcast.net
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Thomas Thompson, Co-Music Director

tdt@andrew.cmu.edu
Bio


Stephen Story, Associate Director

story@andrew.cmu.edu
Bio