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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

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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

Coe College Concert Band
Commencement Day Schedule - Sunday, May 8, 2016

7:40       Percussionists, librarians, Sinfonians set up stage
7:50       Woodwinds and Brass arrive, adjust chairs/stands, warm up, begin to tune
8:00       Final tuning, instructions
8:05       Vienna Philharmonic
8:09       Hounds of Spring
8:19       Slidin’ Stiehl
8:23       Galop
8:27       Incantation and Dance
8:37       Seniors get final instructions, eat breakfast, then leave to ring bell,
              get photographs, etc.
              Rehearse pieces without seniors
8:40       Collegiate Rite (see information sheet)
8:50       Coe Loyalty
8:52       Vienna Philharmonic without seniors, with big crash at end
              New World Variations

9:00      Non-seniors eat breakfast, use restrooms
9:20      Return to seats, tune

9:30      Perform pre-commencement concert
9:30       Vienna Philharmonic
9:34       Hounds of Spring
9:45       Slidin’ Stiehl
9:49       Galop
9:53       Incantation and Dance
10:02     Processional
Collegiate Rite (see information sheet)
Presentation of degrees, speeches, awards, etc.
Coe Loyalty
About noon          Recessional
              Vienna Philharmonic without seniors, with big crash at end
              New World Variations
About 12:30 - assist with teardown, return music, instruments, keys


First rehearsal of Fall Term:  Wednesday, August 24
Dr. Carson will be on sabbatical.  Welcome Mr. Shanley!



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