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Learn about Dr. Carson's book:On the Path to Excellence - The Northshore Concert Band: Paynter, Buehlman, and Beyond
Published by Meredith Music

The original band version of Spoon River by Percy Grainger, edited by Dr. Carson and Mr. Naylor, available from Southern Music.
United States Marine Band recording HERE!

Program notes HERE

Meet the Faculty Events & Concerts A Band for Every Musician Resources & Media History

Concert Band Rehearsal Schedule


August 4-14 2014 Band Tour Information, click here

The tour was absolutely AMAZING!
Click the link above to see our itinerary. And start saving NOW for our next amazing tour!

PragueOld Town Square, Prague (photo by William Carson)

Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Berlin
Poland, Czech Republic, Germany

GREAT JOB at the
Monday, Sept. 22, 2014
Sinclair Auditorium, 4:30 – 6:15
If you have still not answered my email about Honor Band, Muscatine, and Midwest, please do so immediately!
4:30   Tune
4:35   Variants on an Irish Folk Tune
5:00   Festival Fanfare
5:20   Prairie View
5:40   Pulse Fusion full band
6:00   Pulse Fusion percussion sectional


Rehearsals until next concert:
We will NOT rehearse on Wednesday, 9/24 (Rosh Hashanah)
Monday, Sept. 29, 4:30 – 6:15
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7:30 – 9:15
Monday, Oct. 6, 4:30 – 6:15
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7:30 – 9:15
No rehearsal Monday, Oct. 13 (Fall Break)
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7:30 – 9:15
Monday, Oct. 20, 4:30 – 6:15
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 7:30 – 9:15
Family Weekend Concert

Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:30 pm (warmup rehearsal 6:30 pm, on stage)


Click here for syllabus

Click here for schedule

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Clicking on the events in the calendar should give you the option to add them to your own Google calendar.  You can also print.