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2016 Rehearsal/Performance Schedule

Rehearsal Location and Time: • Bay City Central High School band room, which has access from the Columbus Avenue side of the school, on the corner of McLellan Street. • Tuesday evenings from 7:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The conductor’s baton drops at 7:15 p.m., so please come a little early to be ready to …

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Music to Inspire the Imagination

RESCHEDULED FOR March 8, 2016 | Concert Program Flashing Winds — JAN VAN DER ROOST Mass from “La Fiesta Mexicana” — H. OWEN REED Lux Aurunque — IAN WHITACRE Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral — RICHARD WAGNER Scaramouche — FRANCIS MCBETH Down to the Sea in Ships — ROBERT RUSSELL BENNETT Hands Across the Sea March …

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Christmas Around the World

December 20, 2015 | Concert Program Ancient Carol Variants — Traditional / Arr. CHRIS M. BERNOTAS Candlelight Carol — JOHN RUTTER / Arr. JAY DAWSON A Christmas Fantasy — Traditional / Arr. CALVIN CUSTER O Holy Night — ADOLPHE ADAM / Arr. ERIK MORALES Carol of the Bells — M. LEONTOVICH – P. WILHOUSKY / …

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From Stage & Screen IV

October 27, 2015 | Concert Program An American In Paris – GEORGE GERSHWIN / Arr. JERRY BRUBAKER Selections by KEVIN COLE Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – RICHARD RODGERS / Arr. PHILIP J. LANG KEVIN COLE, Piano, with Bay Concert Band Rhapsody in Blue – GEORGE GERSHWIN / Arr. DONALD HUNSBERGER from 1924 and 1926 Grofé Orchestrations KEVIN COLE, …

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Into the Twentieth Century

May 12, 2015 | Concert Program The Phantom Regiment – Leroy Anderson The Hounds of Spring – Alfred Reed / Arr. Robert Longfield A Symphonic Invention – Lloyd Conley Satiric Dances (for a Comedy by Aristophanes) – Norman Dello Joio Hosts of Freedom – Karl L. King Symphonic Marches for Concert Band – Richard Rodgers / Arr. Robert Farnon October  –  Eric Whitacre Symphonic …

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A Summer Celebration of American Composers

June 17, 2015 | Concert Program Armed Forces Salute – Arr. Bob Lowden An Overture on the Themes from the MGM Classic Motion Picture “The Wizard of Oz” – Harold Arlen / Arr. James Barnes Hosts of Freedom – K.L. King A Tribute to Judy Garland – Arr. Bill Holcombe Scaramouche for Symphonic Band – W. Francis McBeth Jack Tar …

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From Stage & Screen III

March 3, 2015 | Concert Program Broadway Journey: 25 Years of Golden Classics – Arr. James Christensen Crazy for You Overture – George & Ira Gershwin Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom – John Williams Mikado March – John Philip Sousa Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End – Hans Zimmer The Symphonic Duke – Arr. Tommy Newsom A Tribute to Judy Garland – Arr. …

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Holiday Musical Traditions

December 14, 2014 | Concert Program And the Mountains Echoed: Gloria! – Robert Longfield Hanukkah, Festival of Lights – Howard Rowe Christmas Carillon – James Curnow Greensleeves – Traditional, Arr. Alfred Reed A Mariah Carey Christmas – Arr. Joe Murphy The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) – Mel Torme Choral Arr. Audrey Snyder / Band Arr. John Higgins –  …

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A Season of American Composers & Their Music

October 21, 2014 | Concert Program A Festival Prelude – Alfred Reed Kadiddlehopper March – Red Skelton The Blue and the Gray – Clare Grundman On the Trail (from “Grand Canyon Suite”) – Ferde Grofé The Seal Lullaby – Eric Whitacre Dedicatory Overture – Clifton Williams Powhatan’s Daughter March – John Philip Sousa Flight of the Griffin – Brian Balmages Wizard of Oz – …

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Tall Ship Concert

July 14, 2016 | Tall Ship Celebration Bay Concert Band helps inaugurate the Tall Ship Celebration with an evening concert at Wenonah Park the day the tall ships arrive in port. Join us for a pleasant summer evening of stirring nautical music and marches set against a colorful backdrop of spectacular ships moored along the riverfront.  (Free) Armed Forces Salute – Arr. …

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