Concerts from 2008

July 3, 2008






May 3, 2008

7:30 pm, spring concert
Calvary United Methodist Church, Normal


Featured trombone soloist, Stephen Parsons from Illinois State University

Amparito Roca by Jaime Texidor

Brass Metamorphosis by  James Curnow

Salvation is Created by Pavel Tschesnokoff, arr. James Hile

Rhapsody for Trombone by Gordon Langford  soloist Stephen Parsons

Entry of the Gladiators by Julius Fucik, arr. Gordon Langford

Amazing Grace arr. William Himes

Chequerboard by Gordon Langford

Sinfonietta by Gordon Langford


July 29, 2008

7:00 pm, summer concert
Miller Park, Bloomington

(Rained out)


August 16, 2008

6:30 pm, summer concert
McGraw Park, Bloomington

Entry of the Gladiators, Julius Fucik

Wizard of Oz, Harold Arlen

Amparito Roca, Jaime Texidor

Amazing Grace, William Himes

Washington Post March, John Philip Sousa

St. Louis Blues, W. C. Handy

Sound of Music, Rogers and Hammerstein

Chequerboard, Gordon Langford

Arsenal, Jan Van der Roost

Finale from William Tell, G. Rossini


September 11, 2008

6:30 pm, Patriot Day Ceremony
Interstate Center, Bloomington


Washington Post March, John Philip Sousa

Arsenal, Jan Van der Roost

Sempre Fidelis, John Philip Sousa

Death or Glory, R. B. Hall, arr. R. Smith

Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa

December 6, 2008

7:30 pm, holiday concert
Calvary United Methodist Church, Normal


Carol Setting—Good Christian Men Rejoice by Leslie Condon

Toccata by Frescobaldi, trans. James Curnow

Joy in Bethlehem by Leslie Condon

Away in a Manger arr. Peter Graham (Marty Abbot, Flugel soloist)

Christmas Tidings by Robert Redhead

Four Dances from The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, arr. Philip Sparke

I. March
II. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
III. Arabian Dance
IV. Trepak


A Carol Fantasy by Eric Ball

A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson, arr Andrew Duncan

Christmas Calypso by Peter Graham






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