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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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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


Coe College Concert Band
Commencement Day Schedule - Sunday, May 10, 2015

7:40           Percussionists, librarians, Sinfonians set up stage
7:50           Woodwinds and Brass arrive, adjust chairs/stands, warm up, begin to tune
7:55           Final tuning, instructions
8:00           Fanfare on CCCB....................................................................... Steve Shanley*
8:04           Triumph ..................................................................................... Robert Sheldon
8:12           Arabesque............................................................................................ Sam Hazo
8:19           Conquest 1 ................................................................................. Kenneth Lampl
8:29           Firebird Suite (selections).............................................................. Gordon Jacob
Danse Infernale (3:00)
Longfield Selections (4:00)8:38           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)............................................. Jerry Owen
8:50           Coe Loyalty.................................................................. Risser Patty, arr. Owen*
8:52           Fanfare on CCCB without seniors, with big crash at end............ Steve Shanley
                  Festival Fanfare (possible repeat to trio)..................................... Franco Cesarini
9:00          Non-seniors eat breakfast, use restrooms
9:20          Return to seats, tune
9:30          Perform pre-commencement concert
9:30           Fanfare on CCCB....................................................................... Steve Shanley*
9:32           Triumph ..................................................................................... Robert Sheldon
9:39           Arabesque............................................................................................ Sam Hazo
9:46           Conquest 1 ................................................................................. Kenneth Lampl
9:55           Firebird Suite (selections).............................................................. Gordon Jacob
Danse Infernale (3:00)
Longfield Selections (4:00)10:02         Processional
Collegiate Rite (see information sheet)............................................................... Jerry Owen
Presentation of degrees, speeches, awards, etc.
Coe Loyalty...................................................................................... Risser Patty, arr. Owen
About noon     Recessional
                  Fanfare on CCCB without seniors, with big crash at end............ Steve Shanley
                  Festival Fanfare (possible repeat to trio)..................................... Franco Cesarini
 
About 12:30 - assist with teardown, return music, instruments, keys
 


 

That's it!  Thanks for a great year!
Next rehearsal - Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

And don't forget to sign up for our exciting tour to Costa Rica!
Email Dr. Carson (bands@coe.edu) for more information if you haven't already signed up.

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