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Member's Information


BAND ORGANIZATION

  Non-profit status by-laws dated 5/1/2016
  Band member’s policy manual

REHEARSALS
  Mondays weekly at 6:30pm – 9:00pm (doors open for warmups at 6pm)
  For the months of February, March, April, May, and October, November, the location is:
           
Nevada Union High School – band room I-3
            11761 Ridge Road, Nevada City, CA

  For the months of June, July, and August (plus Memorial Day’s Monday holiday), the location is:
           
Pioneer Park’s band shell
            corner of Nimrod Street & Park Street, Nevada City, CA
  The band does not meet during September and December except for performances.
  The band does not rehearse during all of January, and most of February, September and December.

WHAT TO BRING
  instrument
  music folder
  stand light (when needed)

CONCERTS
  For concerts, wear the standard uniform:  blue polo shirt, black lower clothing, black shoes and socks (shorts and sandals are okay on hot days).
  Call time at concerts is 1 hour (or earlier) before the indicated time.

CONTACT INFORMATION
  Telephone number:  272-6228 answered by conductor Cheryl Woldseth
  Email address:  nccband@yahoo.com
  Mailing address:  Nevada County Concert Band, P.O. Box 1444, Nevada City, CA 95959

Here’s the band’s MUSIC LIBRARY LIST.  Check back often, because it keeps changing!

2018 Calendar
(check the home page for concert specifics)

No rehearsals or concerts

November 27, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Break

FULL BAND – rehearsals begin

All Mondays starting February 26, 6:30–9:00pm (warmup at 6pm)

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

Rehearsals move

All Mondays starting May 28, 6:30–-9:00pm (setup at 6pm)

Pioneer Park bandshell, corner of Park Avenue and Nimrod Street, Nevada City

Picnic Pops Concert #1

Sunday June 3, 5:00-7:00pm

Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley

Picnic Pops Concert #2

Sunday June 24, 5:00-7:00pm

3:00pm riser and sound system setup
3:30pm stage and percussion setup
4:00pm rehearsal – all seated
4:40pm final check before concert begins

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

program, stage layout, shuttle map
program, stage layout, shuttle information

Mohawk Valley Independence “Pops Concert at Graeagle Park  CANCELLED

Saturday June 30, 4:00-6:30pm

Graeagle Park in Graeagle (bus transportation and dinner provided, departing at 12:30pm from Brighton Greens Business Park, corner of McCourtney Road and Brighton Street, across from the Nevada County Fairgrounds’s big horse statue)

Independence Day curbside concert and intermittent parade music

Wednesday July 4, concert time 10:00am (one hour before the 11:00am parade)

Curbside at the Alpha Building, 221 Broad Street, Nevada City
set-up time is 8:30am for pop-up canopies

Extra rehearsal with the invitational guest musicians

Sunday July 22, 8:30am check-in, 9:00am-12:30pm rehearsal

Pioneer Park picnic grove (not the band shell), Nevada City – free lunch to follow for all NCCBand members – non-members joining us for lunch is $7.50
  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Pioneer Park parking permit
  Performance layout diagram
  The program

Picnic Pops Concert #3 (invitational band event)

Sunday July 22, 5:00-7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City
  3:00pm risers and sound system
  3:30pm percussion
  3:45pm chairs/stands (no instruments) – ALL ATTEND – NO EXCEPTIONS
  4:30pm warmup with instruments – BE IN SEATS – NO EXCEPTIONS

Nevada County Fair concert – Pine Tree Stage

Saturday August 11, 3:00-4:30pm

Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley

Picnic Pops Concert #4

Sunday August 26, 5:00-7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

Final summer rehearsal

Monday August 27, shortened 6:30-8:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell

Labor Day concert for Lake Wildwood residents only

Sunday September 2, 5:00-6:30pm

Commodore Park in Lake Wildwood, Gate #2 on Wildflower Drive, Penn Valley

No rehearsal

Monday September 3

 

Constitution Celebration street concert

Saturday September 8, 4:30-6:15pm

North Pine Street (closed to traffic) at Commercial Street, Nevada City

No rehearsals or concerts

September 9 until new calendar is set

Break

BRASS CHOIR

Bonnie Annie Laurie (listen to full band version) for 17 parts
Canzon Duodecimi Toni a8 (listen to MIDI version) for two quartets (8 parts)
The Outlaw (listen to MIDI version) for 17 parts
Romanian Christmas Suite (three movements) (listen) for 10 parts

FLUTE CHOIR

Angels We Have Heard on High (listen to MIDI version) for 4 parts
South Valley Rag (listen to MIDI version) for 4 parts
Suwanee Echoes (listen to MIDI version) for 5 parts

 

 

2018 Season Repertoire (tentative order)

JUNE 3 at Alta Sierra Country Club:
Episode 5.9.9 THE PREQUEL

OPENER: Star Spangled Banner
Frances Scott Key/C. Grafulla-Hausey (listen)

Oklahoma (highlights from)
Richard Rodgers/Paul Yoder
MEDLEY:  Oh What a Beautiful Morning • Surrey with the Fringe on Top • People Will Say We're in Love • Oklahoma (listen)

Lohengrin (intro to Act III)
Richard Wagner/George Drumm (listen)

Muppets' Greatest Hits
arr. Paul Jennings
MEDLEY: Muppet Show Theme • Bein' Green • Mah-Na Mah-Na

Take Me Out to the Ballgame
arr. Cheryl Woldseth & Paul Jennings (listen)

Lerner and Loewe in Concert
arr. Warren Barker
MEDLEY:  Get Me to the Church on Time (My Fair Lady) • Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Gigi) • The Night They Invented Champagne (Gigi) • If Ever I Would Leave You (Camelot) • I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady) (listen)

Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Sigmund Romberg/William Teague

Caravan/Tarantella
special guests: accordion/bass duet

Incredibles, The (music from)
Michael Giacchino/Jay Bocook (listen)

INTERMISSION

Star Spangled Spectacular
George M. Cohan/John Cacavas
MEDLEY: Mary's a Grand Old Name • Give My Regards to Broadway • Forty-five Minutes to Broadway • Yankee Doodle Dandy • You're a Grand Old Flag (listen)

Shenandoah
Claude T. Smith (listen)

American Folk Rhapsody No. 4
arr. Clare Grundman
MEDLEY: Hey Betty Martin, Tiptoe Tiptoe • Down in the Valley • Little Brown Jug • Rosie Nell (listen)

Can't Help Falling in Love
George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, & Luigi Creatore/arr. James Swearingen
for for soloist with band (options:  voice, alto sax, trumpet, french horn, or trombone (listen)

John Williams in Concert
arr. Paul Lavender
MEDLEY:  The Mission (NBC News) • Imperial March & Cantina Band (Star Wars) • Olympic Spirit • Theme from Jaws • Theme from E.T. (listen)

My Favorite Things (from “The Sound of Music”)
Richard Rodgers/Robert Buckley

Tribute to George Harrison
arr. Jay Bocook
MEDLEY: Something • Here Comes The Sun • While My Guitar Gently Weeps (listen starting at 12:45)

ENCORE: 1915 March
B. C. Bridges/Cheryl Woldseth (listen)

JUNE 24 at Pioneer Park:
Episode 6 THE BAND AWAKENS

OPENER: Star Spangled Banner
Frances Scott Key/C. Grafulla-Hausey (listen)

Oklahoma (highlights from)
Richard Rodgers/Paul Yoder
MEDLEY:  Oh What a Beautiful Morning • Surrey with the Fringe on Top • People Will Say We're in Love • Oklahoma (listen)

Star Spangled Spectacular
George M. Cohan/John Cacavas
MEDLEY: Mary's a Grand Old Name • Give My Regards to Broadway • Forty-five Minutes to Broadway • Yankee Doodle Dandy • You're a Grand Old Flag (listen)

I Was Born for This
Austin Wintory/Roland Barrett
for soloist with band (options:  voice, recorder, oboe, alto flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet) ((listen)

Light Cavalry (overture)
Franz von Suppé/ Theo M. Tobani (listen)

Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Sigmund Romberg/William Teague

Incredibles, The (music from)
Michael Giacchino/Jay Bocook (listen)

INTERMISSION

Thunderer, The
John Philip Sousa (listen)

Big Band Tribute
arr. John Wasson
MEDLEY:  A String of Pearls (Glenn Miller) • Satin Doll (Duke Ellington) • Let's Dance (Benny Goodman) • Blue Flame (Woody Herman) • April In Paris (Count Basie) (listen)

Lerner and Loewe in Concert
arr. Warren Barker
MEDLEY:  Get Me to the Church on Time (My Fair Lady) • Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Gigi) • The Night They Invented Champagne (Gigi) • If Ever I Would Leave You (Camelot) • I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady) (listen)

Can't Help Falling in Love
George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, & Luigi Creatore/arr. James Swearingen
for for soloist with band (options:  voice, alto sax, trumpet, french horn, or trombone (listen)

What's Up at the Symphony?
arr. Jerry Brubaker
MEDLEY: This Is It • William Tell Overture • The Barber of Seville • The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down • Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 • Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 5 • The Ride of the Valkyries • Merrily We Roll Along (listen)

John Williams in Concert
arr. Paul Lavender
MEDLEY:  The Mission (NBC News) • Imperial March & Cantina Band (Star Wars) • Olympic Spirit • Theme from Jaws • Theme from E.T. (listen)

Pop and Rock Legends: Chicago
arr. John Wasson
MEDLEY:  Make Me Smile • Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? • Saturday In the Park • 25 or 6 to 4 (listen)

ENCORE: 1915 March
B. C. Bridges/Cheryl Woldseth (listen)

JULY 22 at Pioneer Park:
Episode 7 THE BASSES STRIKE BACK

OPENER: Star Spangled Banner
Frances Scott Key/C. Grafulla-Hausey (listen)

Lohengrin (intro to Act III)
Richard Wagner/George Drumm (listen)

Dance of the Lunatics (an idiotic rave)
Thomas S. Allen/Cheryl Woldseth (listen)

Light Cavalry (overture)
Franz von Suppé/ Theo M. Tobani (listen)

American Folk Rhapsody No. 4
arr. Clare Grundman
MEDLEY: Hey Betty Martin, Tiptoe Tiptoe • Down in the Valley • Little Brown Jug • Rosie Nell (listen)

Shenandoah
Claude T. Smith (listen)

Tribute to George Harrison
arr. Jay Bocook
MEDLEY: Something • Here Comes The Sun • While My Guitar Gently Weeps (listen starting at 12:45)

INTERMISSION

Mary Poppins (selections from)
Rodgers & Sherman/Irwin Kostal & Alfred Reed
MEDLEY:  Feed the Birds • A Spoonful of Sugar • I Love to Laugh • Sand Dance • Jolly 'Oliday • Step in Time • Chim Chim Cheree • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious • Feed the Birds • Let's Go Fly a Kite • The Derby (listen)

Bombastic Bombardon, The
Edrich Siebert
for solo or soli bass instruments with band (listen)

Superstar
Leon Russell & Bonnie Bramlett/ Bill Holcombe (listen)

Radetzky March
Johann Strauss/Cheryl Woldseth (listen)

Empire Strikes Back, The
John Williams/Jack Bullock
MEDLEY: Star Wars theme • The Imperial March • Yoda's Theme • Han Solo and the Princess • May the Force Be with You (listen)

ENCORE: Stars and Stripes Forever
John Phillip Sousa (listen)

AUGUST 26 at Pioneer Park:
Episode 8 THE PHANTOM MAYHEM

OPENER: Star Spangled Banner
Frances Scott Key/C. Grafulla-Hausey (listen)

Big Band Tribute
arr. John Wasson
MEDLEY:  A String of Pearls (Glenn Miller) • Satin Doll (Duke Ellington) • Let's Dance (Benny Goodman) • Blue Flame (Woody Herman) • April In Paris (Count Basie) (listen)

Dance of the Lunatics (an idiotic rave)
Thomas S. Allen/Cheryl Woldseth (listen)

I Was Born for This
Austin Wintory/Roland Barrett for soloist with band (options:  voice, recorder, oboe, alto flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet)  (listen)

John Williams in Concert
arr. Paul Lavender
MEDLEY:  The Mission (NBC News) • Imperial March & Cantina Band (Star Wars) • Olympic Spirit • Theme from Jaws • Theme from E.T. (listen)

Lohengrin (intro to Act III)
Richard Wagner/George Drumm (listen)

Mary Poppins (selections from)
Rodgers & Sherman/Irwin Kostal & Alfred Reed
MEDLEY:  Feed the Birds • A Spoonful of Sugar • I Love to Laugh • Sand Dance • Jolly 'Oliday • Step in Time • Chim Chim Cheree • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious • Feed the Birds • Let's Go Fly a Kite • The Derby (listen)

Muppets' Greatest Hits
arr. Paul Jennings
MEDLEY: Muppet Show Theme • Bein' Green • Mah-Na Mah-Na

My Favorite Things (from “The Sound of Music”)
Richard Rodgers/Robert Buckley

Pop and Rock Legends: Chicago
arr. John Wasson
MEDLEY:  Make Me Smile • Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? • Saturday In the Park • 25 or 6 to 4 (listen)

Radetzky March
Johann Strauss/Cheryl Woldseth (listen)

Superstar
Leon Russell & Bonnie Bramlett/ Bill Holcombe (listen)

Take Me Out to the Ballgame
arr. Cheryl Woldseth & Paul Jennings (listen)

What's Up at the Symphony?
arr. Jerry Brubaker
MEDLEY: This Is It • William Tell Overture • The Barber of Seville • The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down • Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 • Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 5 • The Ride of the Valkyries • Merrily We Roll Along (listen)

ENCORE: 1915 March
B. C. Bridges/Cheryl Woldseth (listen)

SEPTEMBER 2 at Lake Wildwood:
Episode 9 EPILOG

OPENER: Star Spangled Banner
Frances Scott Key/C. Grafulla-Hausey (listen)

ENCORE: Stars and Stripes Forever
John Phillip Sousa (listen)

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