Repertoire

2019 Spring Concert: Around The World with River Valley

May 5, 2019 -- BBCHS Auditorium

  • Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger, ed. Frederick Fennell (England)
  • Shichi-Go-San by Itaru Sakai (Japan)
  • Colditz March by Robert Farnon, arr. Philip Sparke (Germany)
  • Homage to Bharat by Brian Balmages (India)
  • Suite Italienne by Jerry Bilik (Italy)
  • The Quilting Party March by John Philip Sousa
  • Ruckus by Russell Standridge

2018 Christmas Concert

December 16, 2018 -- ONU Larsen Fine Arts Center

  • Gloria by Randol Alan Bass
  • Sonoran Desert Holiday by Ron Nelson
  • Christmas Travelogue by James Curnow
  • Moon of Winter (The Huron Carol) arranged by Vince Gassi
  • Between Two Worlds: The Flying Canoe (La Chasse Galerie) by Otto Schwartz, Michael Snyder, Narrator
  • Christmas Pipes by Brendan Graham / arranged by Michael Brown
  • White Christmas by Irving Berlin arr. Robert Russell Bennett
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reineke, River Valley Festival Choir
  • Hallelujah Chorus by G.F. Handel, arr. Clare Johnson, River Valley Festival Choir

2018 Spring Concert: American Journey

BBCHS Auditorium

  • Fanfare and Flourishes by James Curnow
  • Texas Star by David Lovrein
  • Yosemite Autumn by Mark Camphouse
  • Missouri Shindig by H. Owen Reed
  • Rushmore by Alfred Reed
  • A Weekend in New York by Phillip Sparke

2017 Christmas Concert

ONU Larsen Fine Arts Center

  • Snow Caps by Richard Saucedo
  • Toccata by Girolamo Frescobaldi arranged Earl Slocum
  • A Winter's Night arr. Rick Kirby
  • Minor Alterations: Christmas Through the Looking Glass by David Lovrein
  • Carol of the Shepherds by Philip Sparke
  • Patapan by Shelley Johnson
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Stephen Reinecke

2017 Spring Concert

BBCHS Auditorium

  • Sailabration by Jay Chattaway
  • The Planets by Gustav Holst, arr. Clark McAllister/ed. Alfred Reed
  • Mars the Bringer of War
  • Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity
  • Carmen Fantasie by Francois Borne, arr. by Marc Oliver, Stephanie Lupo, Flute
  • That's a Plenty By Lew Pollack and Ray Gilbert, arr. John Wasson, R.A. Brass Quintet
  • America The Beautiful by Samuel Ward, arr. Chris Coletti, R.A. Brass Quintet
  • National Emblem by E. E. Bagley

2016 Christmas Concert

ONU Larsen FIne Arts Center

  • Kirkpatrick Fanfare by Andrew Boysen, Jr.
  • Up On A Housetop arr. Jeff Simmons
  • The Night Before Christmas by Randol Alan Bass, Mike Snyder, Narrator
  • Passacaglia on an Old English Carol (Coventry Carol) by Robert Longfield
  • Ding Dong! Merrily on High arr. Leif Strand & Olov Helge
  • On A Catalonian Carol (Et Noi de la Mare) arr. Russell Standridge
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reineke, River Valley Festival Choir
  • Hallelujah Chorus by George Frideric Handel, River Valley Festival Choir

2016 Spring Concert

May 15, 2016 -- BBCHS Auditorium

  • Thunder and Lightning Polka by Johann Strauss
  • Concertante for Alto Saxophone by Clare Grundman, Lori Buckman, Alto Saxophone
  • Peterloo Overture by Malcolm Arnold
  • At Morning’s First Light by David Gillingham
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams
  • Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa

2015 Christmas Concert

December 12, 2015 -- ONU Larsen Fine Arts Center

  • Joyeaux Noel by Alfred Reed
  • Courtly Airs and Dances by Ron Nelson
  • Midnight Sleighride by Tom Wallace
  • Christmas at the Circus by Russell Standridge
  • Black Horse Troop by John Philip Sousa
  • Festive Variations on "Lasst uns Erfreuen" by Thomas Root
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Candlelight Carol by John Rutter, BBCHS Mass Choirs
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reinecke, BBCHS Choirs

2014 Christmas Concert

December 21, 2014 -- ONU Larsen Fine Arts Center

  • Bells by Ian McDougall
  • Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo by Malcolm Arnold
  • H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge by Malcolm Arnold
  • Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming arranged by Larry Kerchner
  • Whip and Spur by Thomas Allen
  • A Holiday Rhapsody by Larry MacTaggart
  • A Winter’s Carol by Mark Williams
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reineke

2014 Spring Concert: Southwest Chronicles

April 13, 2014 -- BBCHS Auditorium

  • Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland
  • On A Hymnsong of Phillip Bliss by David Holsinger
  • Prairie Dances by David Holsinger
  • Southwestern Wildflowers by Randoll Bass
  • Sol y Sombra by George Gates
  • Selections from “Oklahoma” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
  • Prestissimo by Karl King

March 10, 2014 -- ONU Larsen Fine Arts Center

  • Prairie Dances by David Holsinger
  • Southwestern Wildflowers by Randoll Bass
  • Prestissimo by Karl King
  • Tribute by Mark Camphouse, New Horizons Band of Kankakee Valley

2013 Christmas Concert

December 8, 2013 -- BBCHS Auditorium

  • Christmas Introit by John Francis Wade, arranged by Douglas Wagner
  • Ceremonial for Christmas Brass, arranged Bill Holcombe
  • Ancient Carol Variants by Chris Bernotas
  • December Dances by Andrew Boysen
  • Mary's Boy Child by Phillip Sparke
  • Nocturne by Alexander Scriabin, arranged by Alfred Reed, Fran Beaudry, Clarinet
  • Holiday Ornaments by Stephen Bulla
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reinecke

2013 Spring Concert: Memories of World War II

April 14, 2013 -- Wesley United Methodist Church

  • Midway March by John WIlliams
  • Prelude: The Spitfire by William Walton, arranged by Paul Noble
  • Suite Francaise by Darius Milhaud
  • Variants on a Nautical Hymn by Mark Williams
  • March of the Belgian Parachutists by Pierre Leemans, Dr. Keith Ramsden
  • The Homefront: Musical Memories of World War II, arranged by James Christiansen, Dr. Keith Ramsden
  • America arranged by John Cacavas
  • Stars and Stripes Forever by John Phillip Sousa

2012 Christmas Concert

December 9, 2012 -- BBCHS Auditorium

  • The Call of Christmas by Wim Stallman
  • The Twelve Days Christmas arranged by Jerry Bilik
  • Nativity Carol by John Rutter, arranged Monty Musgrave
  • Fantasia on a 13th Century Carol (March of the Three Kings) by James Hosay
  • A Fireside Christmas, arranged by Sammy Nestico
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reinecke

2012 Spring Concert

April 22, 2012 -- Asbury United Methodist Church

  • El Capitan by John Phillip Sousa
  • Armenian Dances (Part II) by Alfred Reed
  • Cajun Folk Songs by Frank Ticheli
  • West Highlands Sojourn by Robert Sheldon
  • Old Churches by Michael Colgrass
  • Disney At The Movies arranged by John Higgins
  • Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa

2011 Christmas Concert

  • December 11, 2011 -- Manteno United Methodist Church
  • Overture to a Winter Celebration by James Stephenson
  • The Sound of Music by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein, arr. Howard Cable
  • To The Max (On The Truck) by Robert W. Smith
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Laughing All The Way arr, by Larry MacTaggart
  • All Is Calm arranged by Robert W. Smith
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reinecke

2011 Spring Concert

2010 Christmas Concert

  • Santa’s Journey (Bringing Joy to the World) by Roy Kaighin
  • I Wonder As I Wander by John Jacob Niles, arranged by Terry Vosbein

2010 Spring Concert Series

Asbury United Methodist Church

  • Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold
  • E Pluribus Unim by Fred Jewell
  • The Hounds of Spring by Alfred Reed
  • Ave Maria by Franz Biebl
  • Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland
  • Down a Country Lane by Aaron Copland

2010 Winter Concert

Wesley United Methodist Church

  • Canzon primi toni by Giovanni Gabrieli
  • Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold
  • Classic Duke arranged by Paul Murtha
  • American Anthem from "The War" by Gene Scheer, arranged by Michael Brown
  • March of the Two Left Feet by Leroy Anderson

2009 Christmas Concert: The Holiday Spirit

December 3, 2009 -- College Church of the Nazarene

  • Sound the Bells! by John Williams, transcribed by Paul Lavender
  • Home Stretch by Leroy Anderson
  • Helios by Jan Van der Roost
  • In The Bleak Midwinter by Gustav Holst, arranged by Robert W. Smith
  • Ave Maria by Franz Biebl, arranged by Robert Cameron
  • Holiday by Clare Grundman
  • A Jubilant Holiday by Sean O'Loughlin
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reineke

2009 Spring Concert Series

  • Flourish by Timothy Mahr
  • Black Horse Troop by John Phillip Sousa
  • As Summer Was Just Beginning by Larry Daehn
  • Fiesta del Pacifico by Roger Nixon
  • Columbian March by Karl King, arranged by Gene Milford
  • On A Hymnsong of Philip Bliss by David Holsinger
  • Fanfare and Flourishes by James Curnow

2009 Winter Concert Series

  • Fanfare and Flourishes by James Curnow
  • First Suite for Band by Gustav Holst
  • Prospect from "The Southern Harmony" by Pierre LaPlante
  • Slavonic Dances #8 by Antonin Dvorak, arranged by Robert Longfield
  • The King of Love My Shepard Is arranged by Alfred Reed
  • Columbian March by Karl King, arranged by Gene Milford
  • Majesty of the Mountains by David Shaffer
  • America arranged by John Cacavas
  • America the Beautiful arranged by Carmen Dragon
  • Yankee Doodle by Morton Gould
  • Handel in the Strand by Percy Grainger
  • Scenes from "The Louvre" by Norman Dello Joio

2008 Christmas Concert

  • In The Bleak Midwinter by Gustav Holst, arranged by Robert W. Smith
  • "Glendy Burk" from Cameo Suite by Thomas Root
  • Slavonic Dances #8 by Antonin Dvorak, arranged by Robert Longfield
  • His Honor by Henry Fillmore
  • Holiday by Clare Grundman
  • The King of Love My Shepherd Is by Alfred Reed
  • Three Christmas Songs by Clare Grundman
  • Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reineke

2008 Spring Concert Series

  • The Silver Quill by Dale Harpham and Sammy Nestico
  • The Lads of Wamphray by Percy Grainger
  • Festive Overture arranged by Dimitri Shostakovich, arranged by Donald Hunsberger
  • John Williams: Visions of Flight arranged by Robert Smith
  • Athletic Festival March by Sergei Prokofiev
  • Armenian Dances (Part I) by Alfred Reed
  • In Storm and Sunshine by J.C. Heed

2007 Christmas Concert

  • Emmanuel Variants by Robert Foster
  • Stars and Bars by Robert Jager
  • Syncopated Clock by Leroy Anderson
  • The Lion King: Soundtrack Highlights arranged by Calvin Custer
  • Deir in De arranged by Warren Barker
  • Holiday by Clare Grundman
  • Variations on "Joy To The World" arranged by Clare Grundman
  • Deck The Halls arranged by Chip Davis
  • A Canadian Brass Christmas arranged by Howard Cable

2007 Salute to Veterans

Northfield Square Mall

  • Uncommon Valor by Robert Jager
  • Syncopated Clock by Leroy Anderson
  • The Lion King: Soundtrack Highlights arranged by Calvin Custer
  • Deir in De arranged by Warren Barker
  • Stars and Bars by Robert Jager
  • Armed Forces Salute arranged by Robert Lowden
  • Highlights from "The Music Man" arranged by Alfred Reed
  • America arranged by John Cacavas

2006 Spring Concert

  • Parade of the Tall Ships by Jay Chattaway
  • Symphonic Dance #3 - Fiesta by Clifton Williams, Keith Ramsden, Conductor
  • John Williams: Four Symphonic Themes arranged by Paul Lavender
  • Blue Shades by Frank Tichelli, Amanda McCabe, Director
  • Cole Porter Selections arranged by John Moss
  • Black Horse Troop by John Philip Sousa

2005 Christmas Concert: Psalms and Affirmations

  • Lauds: Praise High Day by Ron Nelson
  • Children's March: Over The Hills and Far Away by Percy Grainger
  • Psalm for Band by Vincent Persichetti
  • Suite of Old American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett
  • Cannonade (Concert March) by Joseph Wilcox Jenkins

2005 Spring Concert

Asbury United Methodist Church

  • Alleluia! Laudamus Te by Alfred Reed
  • Blessed Are They from "A German Requiem" by Johannes Brahms
  • Celtic Hymns and Dances by Eric Ewazen
  • Four English Dances by Malcolm Arnold
  • Polka and Fugue from "Schwanda The Bagpiper" by Jaromir Weinberger
  • On The Mall by Edwin Franko Goldman

2005 January Concert: Something Borrowed, Something New

Asbury United Methodist Church

  • Uncommon Valor by Robert Jager
  • Polly Oliver by Thomas Root
  • Vaughan Williams Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • I. Flourish for Wind Band
    • II. Rhosymedre, arr. Walter Beeler
    • III. Sea Songs
  • Sketches on a Tudor Psalm by Fisher Tull
  • Chester Overture by William Schuman
  • Yankee Doodle by Morton Gould