1996 Concert Series

December 2, 1996

Michael Mertens, Director

At the Crossroads Robert W. Smith
Toccata Girolamo Frescobaldi
arranged by Earl Slocum
Irish Tune from County Derry Percy Grainger
Shepherd’s Hey Percy Grainger
Rondeau Philip Mouret
Blue Goose Rag Raymond Birch
arranged by Timothy Broege
Russian Christmas Music Alfred Reed
arranged by James Curnow
Jazz Christmas Suite Bill Holcombe

October 6, 1996

Michael Mertens, Director

Strike Up the Band
George Gershwin
arranged by Hugh Conrad
The Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key
Rhapsody On An Old English Sea Song Stuart Johnson
Brigadoon Frederick Loewe
arranged by Erik Leidzen
“Fascinating Rhythm”, “Embraceable You”
“Somebody Loves Me”,
“Someone to Watch¬†Over Me”, “I’ve Got Rhythm”

Dianne Wintrob, soprano
George Gershwin
arranged by Warren Baker
Alexander’s Ragtime Band Irving Berlin
arranged by Frank Cofield
Suite from Carmen George Bizet
arranged by James Curnow
George Washington Bicentennial March
John Philip Sousa

May 13, 1996

Michael Mertens, Director

Overture Jubiloso Frank Erickson
Il Re Pastore Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
arranged by Nilo Hovey
Three Pieces for Wind Ensemble
Old School Son
Luke Hannington
Double Round for Brass arranged by David Uber
Jerome Robbins’ Broadway arranged by Warren Barker
Chorale and Shaker Dance John Zdechlik

March 18, 1996

Combined Concert with Cal State University Northridge

Michael Mertens, Director

Fanfare Prelude on “Lobe Den Herren”
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
Traditional Hymn
setting by Jim Curnow
To the Unknowns W. Francis McBeth
Seneca Overture Jack Bullock
California State University Northridge Wind Symphony
Gary Pratt, Conductor
Petite Suite
1. En Bateau
2. Cortege
3. Menuet
4. Ballet
Claude Debussy
“March” from SYMPHONIC METAMORPHOSIS Paul Hindemith
The Combined Musicians of:
Los Angeles Valley College Wind Ensemble &
California State University Northridge Wind Symphony On A Hymnsong of Philip Bliss
David R. Holsinger
Poetic Intermezzo James Barnes
Colonel Bogey March Kenneth Alford
arranged by Andrew Balent