James Madison University School of Music

JMU Wind Symphony

James Madison University
Band Program
Repertoire
2007 – Present

Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Symphony Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Concert Band - Scott D. Rikkers, conductor
University Band - William G. Posey, conductor

October 7, 2007
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare (1924) – Richard Strauss
Serenade in E flat major, Op. 7 (1881) – Richard Strauss
Dance of the Jesters (1868) – Tchaikovsky/Cramer
Prelude in E flat minor, Op. 34, No. 14 (1933) – Shostakovich/Reynolds
Redline Tango (2004) – John Mackey
Fantasia in G Major (ca. 1705) – Bach/Goldman & Leist
Bells for Stokowski (2003) – Michael Daugherty

October 11, 2007
Symphonic Band & Concert Band - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors

Concert Band
Alleluia! Laudamus Te (1973) – Alfred Reed
Be Thou My Vision (1998) – David Gillingham
Rakes of Mallow (1947) – Leroy Anderson

Symphonic Band
Esprit De Corps (1985) – Robert Jager
A Movement for Rosa (1992) – Mark Camphouse
Illyrian Dances (1986) – Guy Woolfenden
Russian Sailor’s Dance (1927) – Gliere/ Leidzen

October 26, 2007
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
JMU Chorale - Patrick M. Walders, conductor
JMU Symphony Orchestra - Robert D. McCashin, conductor

Portraits in Bluestone (2007) – Brian Balmages; World Premiere

November 11, 2007 (Veteran’s Day)
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

The Star Spangled Banner – Arr. by Luigi Zaninelli
Profanation fr “Jeremiah, Symphony No. 1” (1942)-Bernstein/Bencriscutto
The Leaves Are Falling (1964) – Warren Benson
Lincolnshire Posy (1937) – Percy Grainger
J’ai été au bal (1999) – Donald Grantham
Battle Hymn of the Republic – Arr. by Luigi Zaninelli

December 9, 2007
All-Bands Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors

Concert Band
Marche Des Parachutistes Belges (1945) – Leemans/Wiley
Blessed Are They from “German Requiem” (1865) – Brahms/Buehlman
Escape from “Plato’s Cave!” (1993) – Stephen Melillo

Symphonic Band
Second Suite in F for Military Band (1911) – Gustav Holst
La Fiesta Mexicana (1949) – H. Owen Reed

Wind Symphony
Emblems (1964) – Aaron Copland
Selections from The Danserye (2002) – Susato/Dunnigan

February 10, 2008
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
JMU Contemporary Music Festival

In evening’s stillness (1996) – Joseph Schwantner
Niagara Falls (1997) – Michael Daugherty

February 23, 2008
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor | Scott Rikkers, guest conductor
Beth Chandler, James Kluesner & Andrew Lankford, faculty soloists

Fanfare from “La Péri” (1912) – Paul Dukas; Scott D. Rikkers, conductor

Sound the Bells (1993) – John Williams/Lavender
Concertino for Flute (1902) – Cécile Chaminade/Wilson
Beth Chandler, flute

Gazebo Dances (1972) – John Corigliano
Fandango (2000) – Joseph Turrin
James Kluesner, trumpet | Andrew Lankford, trombone
Niagara Falls (1997) – Michael Daugherty

February 24, 2008
Symphonic Band & Concert Band - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors

Concert Band
Kirkpatrick Fanfare (1999) – Andrew Boysen, Jr.
Lux Aurumque (2000) – Eric Whitacre
Selections from Cajun Folk Songs I & 2 (1990, 1997) – Frank Ticheli

Symphonic Band
Tribute (1985) – Mark Camphouse
Sanctuary (2005) – Frank Ticheli
Divertimento for Band (1949) – Vincent Persichetti
Paris Sketches (1994) – Marin Ellerby

April 1, 2008
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Symphonic Band
Pas Redoublé, Op. 86 (1887) – Camille Saint-Saëns/Franckenpohl
Amazing Grace – Arranged by William Himes
Suite Française – (1945) – Darius Milhaud

Wind Symphony
Resonances I (1991) – Ron Nelson
English Folk Song Suite (1922) – Ralph Vaughn Williams
Baron Cimetiere’s Mambo (2004) – Donald Grantham
Nessum Dorma from “Turandot” – Puccini/Patterson
Slava! (1977) – Leonard Bernstein/Grundman

April 4, 2008
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Part of Showcase Concert for VBODA All-State Festival

Resonances I (1991) – Ron Nelson
Baron Cimetiere’s Mambo (2004) – Donald Grantham
Nessum Dorma from “Turandot” – Puccini/Patterson
Slava! (1977) – Leonard Bernstein/Grundman

April 27, 2008
All-Bands Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors
JR Snow, guest conductor

Wind Symphony
Overture for Band (1988) – John Heins
Dreamcatcher (1995) – Walter Mays
Children’s March: “Over the Hills and Far Away” (1918) – Percy Grainger/Rogers

Symphonic Band
Chester (1957) – William Schuman
    - JR Snow, MM graduate conductor
Cloudburst (2001) – Eric Whitacre
Symphonic Dance No. 3 (1967) – Clifton Williams

Concert Band
Der Traum des Oengus (1996) – Rolf Rudin
Salvation is Created – Pavel Tschesnokoff/Houseknecht
The Inferno (1994) – Robert W. Smith

September 28, 2008
Wind Symphon - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Fanfare for a New Era (1997) – Jack Stamp
Symphony in B-flat (1951) – Paul Hindemith
Ghost Train (1994) – Eric Whitacre
Ballet Music from ‘Le Cid’ – (1885/1985) –Massenet/Reynolds
Tam O’Shanter, Op. 51 (1955/1991) – Arnold/Paynter

October 4, 2008
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Family Day Pops Concert

Fanfare for a New Era (1997) – Jack Stamp
Ghost Train (1994) – Eric Whitacre
The Cowboys – John Williams/Curnow

October 7, 2008
Symphonic Band & Concert Band - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors

Concert Band
Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo (1979) – Malcolm Arnold/Paynter
Sussex Mummer’s Christmas Carol (1996) – Percy Grainger/Larry Clark
Folk Song Suite (1924) – Ralph Vaughan Williams

Symphonic Band
Nitro (2006) – Frank Ticheli
Inglesina “The Little English Girl” (1897) – Davide Delle Cese/Bourgeois
Sketches on a Tudor Psalm (1971) – Fisher Tull
The Hounds of Spring (1980) – Alfred Reed

November 2, 2008
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor | David Bacon, guest conductor

Mother Earth – A Fanfare (2006) – David Maslanka
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor –Johann Sebastian Bach/Hunsburger
Divertimento for Brass and Percussion ( 1960) – Karel Husa
Suite Française for Woodwind Octet (1993) – Guy Woolfenden
    - David Bacon, MM graduate conductor
Andante et Scherzo for Saxophone Quartet (1939) – Eugéne Bozza
Strange Humors (2006) – John Mackey
Rocky Point Holiday (1969) – Ron Nelson

December 4, 2008
All-Bands Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors
JR Snow, guest conductor

Concert Band
Spoon River: An American Folk Dance (1929) – Percy Grainger
Hands of Mercy (2000) – Julie Giroux
Celtic Hymns and Dances (1990) – Eric Ewazen

Symphonic Band
Heroes, Lost and Fallen (1989) – David Gillingham
Sleep (2003) – Eric Whitacre; JR Snow, MM graduate conductor
Finale from Symphony No. 1 in g minor (1895) – Kalinnikov/Bainum

Wind Symphony
Fantasia in G (1983) – Timothy Mahr
As the scent of spring rain (2003) – Jonathan Newman
Russian Christmas Music (1944) – Alfred Reed

February 28, 2009
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor | Scott Rikkers, guest conductor
Janice L. Minor & Kevin Stees, faculty soloists

Festive Overture, Op. 96 (1954) – Shostakovich/Hunsburger
Concertino for Solo Clarinet (1811) – C. M. von Weber/Lake
Janice L. Minor, clarinet soloist
Vientos y Tangos (2003) – Michael Gandolfi
Colonial Song (1918) – Percy Grainger
The Gum-sucker’s March(1914)–Percy Grainger; Scott Rikkers,conductor
Tuba Concerto (1988) – Martin Ellerby; Kevin Stees, tuba soloist
Turbine (2006) – John Mackey

March 3, 2009
Band Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad, Scott Rikkers & William Posey, conductors
David Bacon & Jerry Philp, graduate student guest conductors

University Band - William Posey, conductor
Covenant (1991) – Robert W. Smith
As Summer Was Just Beginning (1994) – Larry D. Daehn
Mercury (1990) – Jan Van der Roost
On a Hymnsong of Phillip Bliss (1989) – David Holsinger
The Thunderer (1889) – John Philip Sousa

Concert Band - Scott Rikkers, conductor
The Dam Busters (1954) – Eric Coates/Wagner
Ave Maria (1964) – Franz Biebl/Cameron
Suite from Hymn of the Highlands (2002) – Philip Sparke

Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
Elegy for a Young American (1967) – Ronald Lo Presti
Bugs (2000) – Roger Cichy
Armenian Dances, Part I (1972) – Alfred Reed

April 9, 2009
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
DAVID MASLANKA in Residence (April 6 - 9)

Symphonic Band
Tears (1994) – David Maslanka

Wind Symphony
Symphony No. 8 (2008) – David Maslanka Premiere Performance

May 3, 2009
All-Bands Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad, Scott Rikkers & William Posey, conductors
David Bacon & Jerry Philp, graduate conductors

University Band - William Posey, conductor
Emperata Overture (1964) – Claude T. Smith
Loch Lomond (2002) – Frank Ticheli
Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew (1993) – James Curnow

Concert Band - Scott Rikkers, conductor
Symphony No. 1 The Lord of the Rings (1987) – Johan de Meij
V. Hobbits
Fandango (1952) – Frank Perkins
An American Elegy (2000) – Frank Ticheli

 Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
English Dances (1950) – Arnold/Johnstone
The Engulfed Cathedral (1913/1993) – Debussy/Patterson
Folk Dances (1950) – Shostakovich/Reynolds

 Wind Symphony - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
Canzona (1954) – Peter Mennin
Musica Boema (1976) – Zdenek Lukás
Adagio – Joaquin Rodrigo 
March from Symphonic Metamorphosis (1943) – Hindemith/Wilson

October 4, 2009
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor | David Bacon, guest conductor

Celebration Overture, Op. 61 (1955) – Paul Creston
Prelude in the Dorian Mode – Cabézon/Grainger
     - David Bacon, MM graduate conductor
Theme and Variations, Op. 43a (1943) – Arnold Schoenberg
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story – Bernstein/Lavender
Raise the Roof (2007) – Michael Daugherty
     - Jamieson Carr, timpani soloist

October 7, 2009
Symphonic Band & Concert Band - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors
Chad Reep & Monté Grise, graduate conductors

Concert Band - Scott Rikkers, conductor
The Thunderer March (1889) – John Philip Sousa
Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa – Ira Hershen
     II. After “The Thunderer”
O Magnum Mysterium (1994-/2003) – Lauridsen/Reynolds
    - Chad R. Reep, MM graduate conductor
Puszta (1988) – Jan Van der Roost

Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
Morning Alleluias for the Winter Solstice (1990) – Ron Nelson
Blue Lake Overture (1971) – John Barnes Chance
Psalm for Band (1953) – Vincent Persichetti
     - Monte Grisé, DMA graduate conductor
Tempered Steel (1997) – Charles Rochester Young

October 10, 2009
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Family Day Pops Concert

Sypmhonic Dances from West Side Story - Bernstein/Lavender
November 10, 2009
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Monte Grisé, guest conductor | Tracey Schimmel, piano soloist

An Outdoor Overture (1938) – Aaron Copland
…and the mountains rising nowhere (1977) – Joseph Schwantner
Old Wine and New Bottles (1960) – Gordon Jacob
    -  Monte Grisé – DMA graduate conductor
Little Threepenny Music (1929) – Kurt Weill
Pineapple Poll – Arthur Sullivan/Mackerras/Duthoit
December 3, 2009
All-Bands Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott Rikkers, conductors
David Bacon, Chad Reep & Monte Grisé, graduate conductors

Concert Band - Scott Rikkers, conductor
Of Sailors and Whales (1990) – W. Francis McBeth

Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
Angels in the Architecture (2009) – Frank Ticheli
Suite of Old American Dances (1950) – Robert Russell Bennett

Wind Symphony - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
Wedding Dances – Press/Johnston
Ballad for Band (1946) – Morton Gould
Four Scottish Dances (1957/78) – Arnold/Paynter

February 27, 2010
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor | Chad Reep, graduate conductor
Susan Barber & Christopher Carrillo, faculty soloists

            Asphalt Cocktail (2009) – John Mackey
            Molly on the Shore (1920) – Percy Grainger
            Hungarian Fantasy, Op. 35 (1813) – Carl Maria von Weber/Rogers
                                    Susan Barber, bassoon soloist
            Bum’s Rush (1993) – Donald Grantham
            Sonata for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble (1956) – Kent Kennan
                                    Chris Carrillo, trumpet soloist
            Dance Movements (1996) – Philip Sparke

March 10, 2010
All-Bands Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad, Scott Rikkers & William Posey, conductors
Monte Grisé, David Bacon & Jerry Philp, graduate conductors

University Band – William Posey, conductor
            Mid-West Golden Jubilee Overture (1996) – James Curnow
            Kindred Spirits (2009) – Brian Balmages
                - Jerry Philp, conductor
            Third Suite (1966) – Robert Jager

Concert Band – Scott Rikkers, conductor
            Amparito Roca (1936) – Jamie Texidor
            Acrostic Song (1976) – David Del Tredici/Spede
                - Monté Grise, conductor
            Second Suite in F (1911) – Gustav Holst
            Ride (2003) – Samuel Hazo

Symphonic Band – Stephen Bolstad, conductor
            Entry March of the Boyars (1895) – Halvorsen/Fennell
            Variations on “America” (1892/1963) – Ives/Schuman/Rhoades
            Alchemy in Silent Spaces (2001) – Steven Bryant
                - David Bacon, conductor
            Southern Harmony (1998) – Donald Grantham

April 8, 2010
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

JOHN MACKEY, Composer in Residence (April 5-8)
David Pope, faculty soloist

Symphonic Band
            Aurora Awakes (2008) – John Mackey

Wind Symphony
            Asphalt Cocktail (2009) John Mackey
            Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble (2007) – John Mackey
                                    David Pope, saxophone soloist

May 2, 2010  | 2:00 PM
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Monte Grisé & Chad Reep, graduate conductors

Symphonic Band
            The Black Horse Troop (1925) – John Philip Sousa
            Give Us This Day (2007) – David Maslanka
                 - Chad Reep, conductor
            Fiesta Del Pacifico (1966) – Roger Nixon

Wind Symphony
            Symphony for Band (1956) – Vincent Persichetti
            Red Cape Tango (1993) – Michael Daugherty
                - Monte Grisé, conductor
            Easter Monday on the White House Lawn (1928) – John Philip Sousa

May 2, 2010  | 4:00 PM
Concert Band & University Band - Scott Rikkers & William Posey, conductors
David Bacon & Jerry Philp, graduate conductors

University Band – William Posey, conductor
            Americans We (1929) – Henry Fillmore
            Australian Up-Country Tune (1930) – Percy Grainger
                - Jerry Philp, conductor
            Inchon (2000) – Robert W. Smith
            Shortcut Home (1998) – Dana Wilson
                - Jerry Philp, conductor

Concert Band – Scott Rikkers, conductor
            Chester (1957) – William Schuman
                - David Bacon, MM graduate conductor
            To Tame the Perilous Skies (1992) – David Holsinger

October 7, 2010
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor | Chad Reep, guest conductor

Forbes Center Concert Hall           

            Aspen Jubilee (1988) – Ron Nelson
            October (2000) – Eric Whitacre
                - Chad Reep, MM graduate conductor
            Jug Blues & Fat Pickin’ (1986) – Don Freund
            Harrison’s Dream (2000) – Peter Graham
            Lincolnshire Posy (1937) – Percy Grainger

October 13, 2010 
Symphonic Band & Concert Band – Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott D. Rikkers, conductors Monte Grisé & Chad Reep, guest conductors
Forbes Center Concert Hall

            Concert Band
                        Blessed Are They (1865) - Brahams / Buelman
                       Evókatah (2004) - Michael Mogensen
                       Sleep (2003) - Eric Whitacre
                       Alleluia! Laudamus Te (1973) - Alfred Reed
            Symphonic Band
                        Canzon Primi Toni (1597) – Giovanni Gabrieli
                        Cathedrals (2007) – Katheryn Salfelder
                        Hold This Boy and Listen (2008) – Carter Pann
                            - Monte Grisé, DMA graduate conductor
                        La Fiesta Mexicana (1949) – H. Owen Reed

October 13, 2010 
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
JMU Contemporary Music Festival – Don Freund, guest composer
Forbes Center Concert Hall

            Jug Blues & Fat Pickin’ (1986) – Don Freund

November 9, 2010
Wind Symphony -
Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Mote Grisé & Chad Reep, graduate conductors
Forbes Center Concert Hall

            William Byrd Suite (1924) – Gordon Jacob
                        - Chad Reep, MM graduate conductor
            La Creation du Monde (1923) – Darius Milhaud
                        - Monte Grisé, DMA graduate conductor
            Symphony No. 4 (1993) – David Maslanka

December 7, 2010 
All-Bands Concert
– Stephen P. Bolstad & Scott D. Rikkers, conductors
Monte Grisé & Chad Reep, graduate condcutors
Forbes Center Concert Hall

            Concert Band - Scott Rikkers, conductor
                       Festivo (1985) - Edward Gregson
                       Corsican Litany (1976) - Václav Nelhybel
                       El Camino Real (1985) - Alfred Reed
            Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
                       American Overture for Band (1953) - Joseph Wilcox Jenkins
                       A Light Unto the Darkness (1997) - David Gillingham
                            - Chad Reep, MM graduate conductor
                       Marches from "Symphony for Band" (1952) - Morton Gould
            Wind Symphony - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
                       Overture to Candide (1956) - Leonard Bernstein / Grundman
                            - Monte Grisé, DMA graduate conductor
                       La Vallée des Cloches (1905 / 1981) - Maurice Ravel / Hunsberger
                       Zion (1994) - Dan Welcher  

February 26, 2011 | 1:00 PM
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Madison Brass, faculty soloists
Forbes Center Concert Hall

            Profanation from “Jeremiah Symphony” (1942) – Leonard Bernstein/Bencriscutto
            Minstrels of the Kells (2002) – Dan Welcher
            *Concerto 2010 – Anthony Plog
                        The Madison Brass Quintet
            Fugue á la Gigue (1928)– J.S. Bach/Holst
                          - Monté Grise, DMA graduate conductor
            In Memoriam (1989) – David Maslanka
            Star Wars Suite – John Williams/Hunsberger

March 3, 2011 | 8:00 PM
Band Concert - Stephen P. Bolstad, Scott Rikkers & Bill Posey, conductors

Forbes Center Concert Hall

            University Band - Bill Posey, conductor
                       Pageant – Vincent Persichetti
                       On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss – David Holsinger
                          - Nathan H. Whittaker, conductor
                       Kaddish – Francis McBeth
                          - Chad R. Reep, conductor

            Concert Band - Scott Rikkers, conductor
                      March, Op. 99 – Sergei Prokofiev
                      Contre Qui, Rose – Lauridsen/Reynolds
                      Symphony No. 1 – Daniel Bukvich
                         - Monté Grise, DMA graduate conductor
                      Manin Veen – Haydn Wood

            Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
                        Masque (2001) – Kenneth Hesketh
                        Augenblick (2008) – Christopher Stark
                           - Chad Reep, MM graduate conductor
                        Sapphire (2003) – Catherine McMichael
                                    Evan Smith, alto saxophone soloist, MM graduate in saxophone
                            - Monté Grise, DMA graduate conductor
                        Blue Shades (1997) – Frank Ticheli

April 3, 2011 | 3:00 PM
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Beth Chandler & Andrew Lankford, faculty soloists
Composer - JOEL PUCKETT & MICHAEL DAUGHERTY in Residence (April 1-3)
Forbes Center Concert Hall

            Symphonic Band
                       Blink (2006) – Joel Puckett
                       Rosa Parks Boulevard (2003) – Michael Daugherty
                                    Andrew Lankford, Leland Matsumura & Josh Cole, trombones

            Wind Symphony
                        *The Shadow of Sirius (2009) – Joel Puckett
                                    Beth Chandler, flute
                        The Bells of Stokowski (2003) – Michael Daugherty

May 1, 2011 | 2:00 PM
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor

Forbes Center Concert Hall

            Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
                        American Salute – Morton Gould
                            - Chad R. Reep, conductor
                       Pacem – Robert Spittal
                            - Monté Grise, conductor
                      Carmina Burana – Orff/Krance


            Wind Symphony - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
                      Spiel – Ernst Toch
                          - Monté Grise, conductor
                      Waking Angels – David Gillingham
                          - Chad R. Reep, conductor
                      Music for Prague 1968 – Karel Husa

 

May 1, 2011 | 4:00 PM
Concert Band & University Band - Scott Rikkers & Bill Posey, conductors

Forbes Center Concert Hall

            University Band - William Posey, conductor
                      Jubilee Overture – Philip Sparke
                          - Nathan H. Whittaker, conductor
                      Ouachita – Julie Giroux-West
                      Nobles of the Mystic Shrine – John Philip Sousa
                      Lux Aeterna – Elliot Del Borgo


            Concert Band - Scott Rikkers, conductor
                      Dynamism – Christopher Stark
                          - Chad R. Reep, conductor
                      Klezmer Tribute – Eric Richards
                                 Janice L. Minor, clarinet
                      DAVID – Stephen Melillo

October 2, 2011 | 2:00 PM
Wind Symphony - Stephen Bolstad, conductor; Monte Grisé, guest conductor
JMU President Dr. Linwood Rose, narrator

Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare (1924) – Richard Strauss
                      Sonoran Desert Holiday (1994) – Ron Nelson
                      Sinfonietta (1961) – Ingolf Dahl
                          - Monte Grisé, conductor
                      Lincoln Portrait (1943) – Copland/Beeler
                                 JMU President Dr. Linwood Rose, narrator
                      Overture to Colas Breugnon (1937) – Kabalevsky/Hunsberger

October 15, 2011
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Family Day Pops Concert

                      Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare (1924) – Richard Strauss
                      Lincoln Portrait (1943) – Copland/Beeler
                                 JMU President Dr. Linwood Rose, narrator

October 18, 2011 | 8:00 PM
Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor; Monte Grisé, graduate conductor
Taylor Barnett, trumpet

Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Festive Overture, Op. 96 (1954)  – Shostakovich/Hunsberger           
                      Irish Tune from County Derry – Percy Grainger
                      Gloriosa (1990) – Yasuhido Ito
                      Chronicles for Trumpet and Wind Symphony (1998) – Joseph Turrin
                          - Monte Grisé, conductor
                                 Taylor Barnett, trumpet
                      Selections from The Danserye (2002) – Susato/Dunnigan

November 3, 2011 | 8:00 PM
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor; David Pope, saxophone
Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Sonoran Desert Holiday (1994) – Ron Nelson
                      Fantasia in G Major (c.1705) – Bach/Goldman/Leist
                      Gazebo Dances (1972) – John Corigliano
                      Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble (2007) – John Mackey
                                 David Pope, soprano saxophone
                      The Pines of the Appian Way (1924) – Respighi/Duker

November 15, 2011 | 8:00 PM
Concert Band - Scott Rikkers & Chad Reep, conductors
Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Symphony no. 1 “Lord of the Rings” (1988) – Johan de Meij
                      Selections from Mvt. I “Gandalf” and Mvt. V “Hobbits”
                      Dusk (2004) – Steven Bryant
                      A Movement for Rosa (1992) – Mark Camphouse
                      Council Oak (2001) – David Gillingham
                      Esprit de Corps (1984) – Robert Jager

November 18, 2011 | 3:30 PM
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor; David Pope, saxophone
VMEA Conference Performance, Norfolk, VA

                      Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare (1924) – Richard Strauss
                      Sonoran Desert Holiday (1994) – Ron Nelson
                      Gazebo Dances (1972) – John Corigliano
                      Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble (2007) – John Mackey
                                 David Pope, soprano saxophone
                      The Pines of the Appian Way (1924) – Respighi/Duker

December 8, 2011 | 8:00 PM
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
Monte Grisé, graduate conductor
Forbes Center Concert Hall

           Symphonic Band
                      Tribute (1985) – Mark Camphouse
                      Colonial Song (1918) – Percy Grainger
                      Variants on a Mediaeval Tune (1963) – Norman Dello Joio
                          - Monte Grisé – graduate conductor
                      Strange Humors (2006) – John Mackey

           Wind Symphony
                      First Suite in Eb (1909) – Gustav Holst
                         -  Monte Grisé – graduate conductor
                      Scenes from the “Louvre” (1964) – Norman Dello Joio
                      The Gumsucker’s March (1914) – Percy Grainger

February 11, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Fairfax Wind Symphony - Stan Schoonover, conductor
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Forbes Center Concert Hall

           Wind Symphony
                      Slalom (2003) – Carter Pann
                      Dreamcatcher (1996) – Walter Mays
                      March from Symphonic Metamorphosis (1943) – Hindemith/Wilson

           Fairfax Wind Symphony
                      Chester (1956) – William Schuman
                      Southern Harmony (1998) – Donald Grantham
                      Rest (2011) – Frank Ticheli
                      The White Rose (1917) – John Philip Sousa
                      A Tribute to Stephen Foster (1968) – Sammy Nestico

February 25, 2012 | 12:30 PM
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Montpelier Wind Quintet, faculty soloists
Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Slalom (2003) – Carter Pann
                      Farwell to Gray (2001) – Donald Grantham
                      Dreamcatcher (1996) – Walter Mays
                      Serenade, Op. 7 (1881) – Richard Strauss
                                 Montpelier Wind Quintet
                      Symphonic Metamorphosis (1943) – Hindemith/Wilson

March 1, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor; Monte Grisé, graduate conductor
Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Commando March () – Samuel Barber
                      Rest (2011) – Frank Ticheli
                      Concertino for Four Percussion & Wind Ensemble (1997) – David Gillingham
                      Vientos y Tangos (2004) – Michael Gandolfi
                          - Monte Grisé, graduate conductor
                      Paris Sketches (1994) – Martin Ellerby

March 15, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Concert Band & University Band - Scott Rikkers, Chad Reep & Bill Posey, conductors
Forbes Center Concert Hall

           University Band - William Posey, conductor
                      Joyce’s 71st N. Y. Regiment March (1881) – Thorton B. Boyer/Tornello           
                      Panis Angelicus (1872) – César Franck/Reed
                      Summer of Storms (2011) – Nathan Whittaker
                      Rejouissance (1988) – James Curnow

           Concert Band - Scott Rikkers & Chad Reep, conductors
                      Fandango (1952) – Frank Perkins
                      American Elegy (2000) – Frank Ticheli
                      Symphonic Dance No. 3 “Fiesta” (1967) – Clifton Williams
                      Undertow (2008) – John Mackey

April 5, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor;
Monte Grisé, graduate conductor

Composer STEVEN BRYANT in Residence (April 4-5)
Forbes Center Concert Hall

           Symphonic Band
                      Chaccone from First Suite in Eb (1909) – Gustav Holst
                      Suite Dreams (2007) – Steven Bryant
                      Chester (1956) – William Schuman
                      Chester Leaps In (1997) – Steven Bryant

           Wind Symphony
                      Hammersmith (1929) – Gustav Holst
                      Ecstatic Waters (2008) – Steven Bryant

April 29, 2012 | 2:00 PM
Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Monte Grisé, graduate conductor

Forbes Center Concert Hall

           Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
                      Dance of the Jesters (1868) – Tchaikovsky/Cramer
                      Selections from Porgy and Bess (1935) – Gershwin/R.R. Bennett
                      Rsting in the Peace of His Hands (1995) – John Gibson
                          - Monté Grise, conductor
                      Danza Finale from Estansia (1953) – Ginastera/John

           Wind Symphony - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
                      Awayday (1996) – Adam Gorb
                      Adagio (1966) – Joaquin Rodrigo
                          - Monté Grise, conductor
                      Percussion Concerto (2009) – Jennifer Higdon
                                 Jamieson Carr & David Newcomb, soloist

April 29, 2012 | 5:00 PM
Concert Band & University Band - Scott Rikkers, Chad Reep & Bill Posey, conductors
Forbes Center Concert Hall

           University Band - William Posey, conductor
                      Cajun Folk Songs (1990) – Frank Ticheli           
                      David of the White Rock (1794) – Traditional Welsh Melody/Sparke
                      The Vanished Army (1918) – Kenneth J. Alford
                      Chorale and Shaker Dance (1971) – John Zdechlik

           Concert Band - Scott Rikkers & Chad Reep, conductors
                      Lux Aurumque (2005) – Eric Whitacre
                      Highlands Cathedral: Bagpipe Melody (1982) – Roever/Gorb
                                 Kathy Hawkings, Bagpipes
                      Suite from Hymn of the Highlands (2002) – Philip Sparke
                      Shepherd’s Hey (1918) – Percy Grainger/Rogers
                      Vesuvius (1999) – Frank Ticheli     

October 2, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Dr. Stanley F. Michalski, guest conductor
Virginia Repertory Dance Company - Shane O’Hara, artistic director

Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Aegean Festival Overture (1967) – Andreas Makris/Bader
                      Hymn to a Blue Hour (2010) – John Mackey
                      Krump (2007) – Scott McAllister
                                 Virginia Repertory Dance Company – Shane O’Hara, artistic director
                      Cuban Overture (1932/2001) – George Gershwin/Rogers
                          - Dr. Stanley F. Michalski, guest conductor
                      Polka and Fugue from “Schwanda, the Bagpiper”
                           (1928) – Weinberger/Bainum

October 17, 2012 | 8:00 PM
JMU Contemporary Music Festival

Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor
Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Krump (2007) – Scott McAllister
                                 Virginia Repertory Dance Company – Shane O’Hara, artistic director

October 23, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Symphonic Band - Stephen P. Bolstad, conductor

Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      Firefly (2008) – Ryan George
                      O Magnum Mysterium (1994/2003) – Morten Lauridsen/Reynolds
                      Watchman, Tell Us of the Night (1996) – Mark Camphouse
                      Children’s March: “Over the hills and far away” (1918) – Percy                       Grainger/Rogers
                      Pastime: A Salute to Baseball (1999) – Jack Stamp

November 6, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Wind Symphony - Stephen P. Bolstad
Dr. Carrie Stevens, mezzo-soprano | Niko Stem, clarinet

Forbes Center Concert Hall

                      The Melody Shop March (1910) – Karl L. King
                      Three Japanese Dances (1933/1954) – Bernard Rogers
                                 Dr. Carrie Stevens, mezzo-soprano
                      Emblems (1964) – Aaron Copland
                      Ballet Music from Le Cid (1885/1985) – Jules Massenet/Verne Reynolds
                      Prelude, Fugue & Riffs for Solo Clarinet & Jazz Band (1949) – L. Bernstein
                                 Niko Stem, clarinet

November 27, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Concert Band - Scott Rikkers & Chad Reep, conductors

Forbes Center Concert Hall

December 6, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band - Stephen Bolstad, conductor
Rodney Winther, guest conductor

Forbes Center Concert Hall

           Symphonic Band
                      Sound the Bells! (1993/2003) – John Williams/Lavender
                      Illyrian Dances (1986) – Guy Woolfenden
                      Symphony #3 “Slavyanskaya” (1950/1995) – Boris Kozhevnikov/Bourgeois
                          - Rodney Winther, guest conductor

           Wind Symphony

                      Lads of Wamphray (1905) – Percy Grainger/Kreines
                      From a Dark Millennium (1981) – Joseph Schwantner
                          - Rodney Winther, guest conductor
                      Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral (1848/1938) – Richard Wagner/Cailliet