Current Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble repertoire

Lawrence University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble
2014-2015 Season Repertoire
Subject to change
Updated March 31, 2015


Saturday, October 18 SB/WE 8:00 PM
Dress rehearsal Saturday, October 18 9am - 1pm
Symphonic Band (Matthew Arau, Conductor)
   Shostakovich/Reynolds - Folk Dances
   Whitacre - October
   Chance - Incantation and Dance
    Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Wind Ensemble (Andrew Mast, Conductor)
   Berlioz/Safranek - Roman Carnival Overture
   Torke - Bliss
   Graham - Harrison’s Dream

Saturday, November 15 SB/WE 8:00 PM
Dress rehearsal Saturday, November 15 1pm-5pm
Symphonic Band (Matthew Arau, Conductor)
   Sousa, ed. Brion/Schissel - The Thunderer
   Hearshen - Symphony on Themes of J.P. Sousa “After the Thunderer”
   Ito - Gloriosa
Wind Ensemble (Andrew Mast, Conductor)
    Husa - Les Couleurs Fauves
         Matthew Arau, conductor
    Sturm/Ripley - Breathing
       Dedicated to the memory of Fred Sturm
    Ticheli - Symphony No. 2

Friday, February 6 Wind Ensemble with LU choral ensembles 8 PM
Dress rehearsal Thursday, February 5 6pm-11pm   
    Bruckner - Mass in E minor (Andrew Mast, Conductor)
    Gabrieli - Sacrae Symphonie 1597 (Schutz)
     Stucky - Funeral Music for a Queen Mary
         Matthew Arau, conducting

Saturday, February 7
Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition Auditions 11-4pm (Chapel)

Sunday, March 1  3:00 PM
Symphonic Band, 
(Matthew Arau, Conductor)
Dress rehearsal Sunday, March 1 9am-12pm
   Grainger - Gum-suckers March
   Barber/Schneider - Second Essay
   Whitacre - Lux Aurumque
   Bryant - Radiant Joy
   Persichetti - Symphony No. 6

Saturday, March 7  8:00 PM
Wind Ensemble 
(Andrew Mast, Conductor)
Dress rehearsal Saturday, March 7 9am-12pm

   Lefèbvre  - Méditation, Op. 68
        Matthew Arau, conductor 
   Hall - Geodesy (premiere)
   Freund - Earthdance Concerto
        Nick Towns, piano
   Persichetti - Parable

Saturday, April 18 SB/WE 8:00 PM
Dress rehearsal Saturday, April 18 9am - 1pm
Symphonic Band (Matthew Arau, Conductor)
     Hindemith/Wilson - March from "Symphonic Metamorphosis"
     Colgrass - Bali
     Maslanka - Short Symphony; Give Us This Day
Wind Ensemble (Andrew Mast, Conductor)
     Frantzen  - Skronk    
     Schwantner - …and the mountains rising nowhere
     Mackey - Frozen Cathedral
     McAllister - Black Dog
           Dylan Younger, clarinet; Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition winner

Saturday, May 23 SB/WE 8:00 PM Joel Puckett residency
Dress rehearsal Saturday, May 23 9am- 12 noon
    Symphonic Band (Matthew Arau, Conductor) 
         Bernstein/Grundman - Overture to “Candide"
         Puckett - Avelynn’s Lullaby
         Puckett - Blink
     Wind Ensemble (Andrew Mast, Conductor)
         Puckett - Shadow of Sirius
           Featuring Erin Lesser, flute
         Puckett - Short Stories 
        Persichetti - Pageant
            2nd Annual Side By Side Concert
Grad Band
Rehearsals during last two weeks of spring term during WE rehearsal times.
Dress rehearsal Friday, June 12 1:30-5:00
President's Park Concert Saturday, June 13 noon
Commencement Sunday, June 14 9:30 AM - 1 PM

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