Marching Band 2017
Uprising Part 1
Uprising Part 2
Uprising Part 3
Hooked on a Feeling

Drum Major Auditions
Maine West Fight Song
Star Spangled Banner
Victorious - for Sept 30th game

May Pops 2017

Wind Ensemble 
- Symphonic Gershwin
- Jurassic Park Highlights, jump from 4:14 to 6:41, then jump from 7:47 to 9:27

Symphonic Band
Music from "Carmen"
- The Magnificent Seven

Percussion Ensemble
- Cantina Band from "Star Wars"
- Crazy Train
- Classics with A Twist: The Marriage of Figaro (start at 3:15)

March Concert 2017
Wind Ensemble
- Symphonic Dances No. 3, "Fiesta"

Symphonic Band
- The Belle of Chicago, John Philip Sousa

Percussion Ensemble
- Dance of the Little Swans
- Dance of the Wind Up Toys
- Drums. Loud. Good. (full Percussion Techniques class)
- Fiesta del Rio (Wind Ensemble perc)

NYC Tour Music
Sea Songs (Full Wind Ensemble - with add'l Symph Band from NYC)
Rain (Full Symphonic Band - with add'l Wind Ensemble from NYC)
Joy Revisited (Full Symphonic Band - with add'l Wind Ensemble from NYC)

Holiday Prism Concert 2016

Wind Ensemble
- Midnight Sleighride
- In the Bleak Midwinter
- Pat-A-Pan
- Variations on Fa-La-La (Symphonic Orchestra/w Choir)
- Music from Elf (Symphonic Orchestra)

Symphonic Band
- Wonderful Christmastime
- Ring in the Joy
- Christmas Vacation

Percussion Ensemble
- Rockin Angels

Jazz Ensemble
- Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (w/ vocalist)
- Baby It's Cold Outside

Brass Quintet
- The Christmas Song

Handbell Choir
- Coventry Carol

Marching Warriors 2016

October 25th Indoor Showcase Concert, YouTube link
Interstellar - Intro Recording
Interstellar - Journey Recording
Interstellar - Return Home Recording
Free Bird - for September 2nd home game
Shut Up and Dance - for Sept 16th home game
Victorious - for Sept 30th game
Sir Duke - for Oct 21st game
My Lips are Movin - for Oct 21st game

Pops Concert 2016
Wind Ensemble
The Bandwagon - Philip Sparke, click here for a great live recording (
Down a Country Lane - Aaron Copland

Symphonic Band
Abracadabra - Frank Ticheli

Combined Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band 
Star Wars: The Force Awakens - John Williams/arr. Sweeney

Percussion Ensemble
Me Tarzan (Wind Ens and Symph Band Percussion)

March Concert 2016
Wind Ensemble
Lightning Field - John Mackey (D62 Festival)
English Folk Song Suite - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Vesuvius - Frank Ticheli

Symphonic Band
Overture for Winds - Charles Carter
Machine Age - Chris Bernotas

Combined Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band 
An Irish Rhapsody - Clare Grundman

Percussion Ensemble
Seaside Stroll
Augmented Realities

Symphonic Orchestra (with Wind Ens Winds and Perc)
Baccanale - Saint Saens
Symphony #1, mvmt 1 - Beethoven

Philharmonic Orchestra (with Symph Band Winds and Perc)
New World Symphony, mvmt 1 - Dvorak

Holiday Prism 2015

Wind Ensemble

The Night Before Christmas - Randol Bass
The Nightmare Before Christmas - Danny Elfman

Symphonic Band
The Holly and The Ivy

Percussion Ensemble
Santa's in the House

Symphonic Orchestra (Wind Ens)
Movements from "The Nutcracker"
- Trepak
- Waltz of the Flowers (starting at 1:17)

Philharmonic Orchestra (Symph Band)
German Carol Festival

Jazz Ensemble
Christmas Time is Here
Hot Chocolate (from the Polar Express)

Marching Warriors 2015

"Chasing Time" 2015
Part 1 - "Classics" (Pink Floyd/Time and Back to the Future)     
    Recording    Sheet Music
Part 2 - "Transitions" (Doctor Who)
    Recording    Sheet Music
Part 3 - "Modern" (Muse/Coldplay)
    Recording    Sheet Music

Sing - Ed Sheeran
Love Runs Out - OneRepublic
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Fancy - Iggy Azalea
Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars

May Pops Concert 2015

Wind Ensemble

    Children's March - Grainger
    The Inferno - Robert W.Smith
    The Roosters Lay Eggs in Kansas - Lake  

Symphonic and Concert Bands
    The Avengers
    Suite from "Halo"

Percussion Ensemble
    Bohemian Rhapsody
    The Simpsons

Symphonic Orchestra
    The Children of Sanchez - Chuck Mangione

March Concert 2015

Wind Ensemble
    Urban Dances/Erik Morales
    Variations on a Korean Folk Song/John Barnes Chance
    Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo/Malcolm Arnold

Symphonic Band
    Be Thou My Vision/Larry Clark

Concert Band
    Valiant Fanfare/Steve Hodges

Combined Symphonic Band/Concert Band 
    Kentucky 1800/Clare Grundman

Combined All Bands
    American Riversongs/Pierre LaPlante

Symphonic Orchestra
    Slavonic Dances No.8/Dvorak
    Intro and Finale to "Romeo and Juliet"/Tschaikovsky

Holiday Prism 2014

Wind Ensemble
    Auld Lang Syne
    An American Christmas
    And the Mountains Echoed: Gloria!

Symphonic Band/Concert Band
    Carol of the Bells
    Feliz Navidad
Percussion Ensemble
    Nutcracker Sweets

Jazz Band
    Angels Who Rocked On High
    Christmas Fantasy for Jazz Band

Orchestra Winds/Perc
    Fantasia on We Three Kings
    Christmas at the Movies
    The Polar Express

Brass Choir
    I Saw Three Ships

Handbell Choir
    What Child is This? (start listening at the 6 minute mark)

Marching Warriors 2014

James Bond 007 (coming soon....)
    Part One
    Part Two
    Part Three
    Part Four

Pompeii - Bastille  
My Songs Know (Light Em Up) - Fall Out Boy
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Counting Stars - OneRepublic
Main Street America (NIU Band Day)
God Bless The USA (NIU Band Day)
America (NIU Band Day)
Stadium Jams 5 (Verdi's Requiem/William Tell/Mars/Night on Bald Mountain)
Stadium Jams 7 (Bad Romance/Crazy In Love/Firework/We Found Love)
Stadium Jams 9 (Roar/Wrecking Ball/Applause/Love Me Again)


Awards Banquet 2014

Dept. Slideshow 2014

Pops Concert 2014

Wind Ensemble
The Complete Harry Potter (Selections)
Second Suite in F, Holst
    I.  March
    IV. Fantasia on the Dargason
Duke Ellington in Concert

Symphonic Band/Concert Band
Instant Concert
Coldplay on Stage
Highlights from "Frozen"

March Concert 2014

Wind Ensemble
Lord of the Rings Symphony - I. Gandalf, Demeij
Amazing Grace, Ticheli
Armenian Dances - Part 1, Reed

Symphonic Band
The Avenger March, Karl King
Rain, Balmages
Zeus King of the Gods, Romeyn

Concert Band
Fanfare and Flourishes, Curnow
Algorhythms, Fagan

Holiday Prism 2013

Wind Ensemble

Minor Alterations, Lovrien
Bugler's Holiday, Anderson
Ancient Carol Variants, arr. Bernotas

Symphonic Band
A Holiday Galop, Stanridge
Ring in the Joy, Swearingen

Concert Band
American Bell Carol, Smith
All Through the Night

Symphonic Orchestra
Symphony No.1, IV, Brahms/Leidig
Sleigh Ride, Anderson

Marching Warriors 2013-14

Football Music:
I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift
We Are Young - Fun.
Dancing Queen - ABBA
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

Western Illinois University - Live from north 10 yd line on YouTube
Western Illinois University - Live from the 50 yd line, email Mr. G for file sharing
Indoor Showcase Concert - Click HERE for a YouTube video of the whole show

Pops Concert 2013
Wind Ensemble
- 007 A James Bond Medley, arr. Gold
- Powerhouse, arr. Murtha
- Mars (from the Planets), arr. Bocook
Symphonic Band
- World of Warcraft Suite
- Music from Tombstone
Concert Band
- The Syncopated Clock, Anderson
- Selections from Mary Poppins

March Concert 2013
Wind Ensemble
Noisy Wheels of Joy, Whitacre
- La Boutique Fantasque (The Magic Toy Shop), Rossini
- Irish Tune from County Derry, Grainger
- The Iliad
Concert Band
- Sweet Like That, Theofandis
- Air for Band, Erickson
- Incandescence, Saucedo
Symphonic Band
- Prelude and Fugue in G minor, Bach/Moehlmann
- Mosaic, Paulus
- Bandology, Osterling

Holiday Prism 2012

Wind Ensemble
- Fantasia on a 13th Century Carol
- Yuletide Tapestry
Concert Band
- Christmas Can-Can
- Rocking Carol
Symphonic Band
- Holiday Collage
- With Every Winter's Breath
Full Orchestra
- Beethoven, Symphony No.5, Allegro

Marching Warriors 2012-13

"Darkness into Light" Competition Show 2012
Movement 1, Beginnings
Movement 2, Transformation
Movement 3, Re-Creation
Armed Forces Salute/Moffitt
Party Rock Anthem
Sweet Caroline
Build Me Up, Buttercup
Hawaii Five-O
Moves Like Jagger
Runaway Baby
Fanfare and Fight Song

Drum Major Auditions
Fanfare and Fight Song
Counting Stars - OneRepublic