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Member's Information

BAND ORGANIZATION
  Non-profit status by-laws dated 8/27/2018
  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).
  Please see the calendar (below) for call times.

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

MUSIC for ENSEMBLES

WOODWINDS – click here

BRASS – click here

MIXED – click here

  Flute ensemble
  Clarinet ensemble
  Saxophone ensemble

  Brass ensemble
  Euphonium-Tuba ensemble
  Horn ensemble
  Trumpet ensemble

(standard brass ensemble is trumpet 1, trumpet 2, Fhorn, trombone, and tuba)

  Mixed with piano
  Mixed without piano
  Mixed with other

(standard mixed ensemble is flute, oboe, clarinet, Fhorn, and bassoon – usual substitutions include flute 2, violin, trombone, or euphonium)

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

2019 Calendar

No rehearsals or concerts

September 9, 2018 – February 24, 2019

Break

FULL BAND – rehearsals begin

All Mondays starting February 25, 6:30–9:00pm (warmup at 6pm)

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

No rehearsal

Monday April 15

Schools closed for spring break

 

Rehearsals move

All Mondays starting May 27, 6:30–-9:00pm (setup at 6pm)

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

 

Picnic Pops Concert #1

Sunday June 2, 5:00-7:00pm

Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley
2:45pm shuttle begins (location map)
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

  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Performance layout diagram
  Program

Picnic Pops Concert #2

Sunday June 23, 5:00-7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City
2:45pm shuttle begins (location map)
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

  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Performance layout diagram
  Program

Independence Day curbside concert and intermittent parade music

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

Wells Fargo Bank parking lot, corner of Mill Street and Neal Street, downtown Grass Valley
8:30am set-up time for pop-up canopies

 

Mohawk Valley Independence Celebration “Pops Concert at Graeagle Park” PENDING

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

Graeagle Park in Graeagle (bus transportation and dinner provided)
12:30pm depart from Brighton Greens Business Park (corner of McCourtney Road and Brighton Street, across from the Nevada County Fairgrounds’s big horse statue)
8:30pm arrive back

 

Extra rehearsal with the invitational guest musicians

Sunday July 28, 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

 

Picnic Pops Concert #3 (invitational band event)

Sunday July 28, 5:00-7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City
2:45pm shuttle begins (location map)
3:00pm risers and sound system
3:30pm stage and percussion setup
3:45pm chairs/stands (no instruments) – ALL ATTEND
4:30pm warmup with instruments – BE IN SEATS

  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Performance layout diagram
  Playlist

Nevada County Fair concert

Saturday August 10, 4:30-6:00pm

Pine Tree Stage at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley
  time 3:30pm meet at trailer for unloading (Gate 5)
  time 4:00pm set up the stage

  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Performance layout diagram
  Playlist

Picnic Pops Concert #4

Sunday August 25, 5:00-7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City
2:45pm shuttle begins (location map)
3:00pm risers and sound system
3:30pm stage and percussion setup
4:00pm rehearsal – all seated
4:40pm final check before concert begins

  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Performance layout diagram
  Program

Final summer rehearsal

Monday August 26,
shortened 6:30-8:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell

 

Labor Day concert
(for Lake Wildwood residents only)

Sunday September 1, 5:00-6:30pm

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

  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Pioneer Park parking permit
  Performance layout diagram
  Program

No rehearsal

Mondays September 2 and September 9

 

 

Constitution Celebration street concert

Saturday September 14, 4:30-6:15pm

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

  Percussion assignments
  Rehearsal notes
  Pioneer Park map
  Performance layout diagram
  Playlist

No rehearsals or concerts

September 15 until new calendar is set

Break

 

 

2019 Season Repertoire (alphabetical order)

JUNE 2 at Alta Sierra Country Club:
Theme “9 Times out of 10”

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

Alice Blue Gown (from “Irene” 1919)
Joseph McCarthy & Harry Tierney/Cheryl Woldseth
for vocalist with band (listen) (listen to MIDI version)

All of Me
Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons/Roger Holmes
for optional sing-along with jazz ensemble (listen)

Alley Cat
Frank Bjorn/Bill Miller (listen)

At the Movies with Danny Elfman
arr. Justin Williams
MEDLEY:  The Batman Theme (1989) • Dark Shado
ws • The River Cruise • Moon Dance (listen)

Big Band Classics
arr. Eric Osterling
MEDLEY: Tuxedo
Junction (1939) (listen) • Serenade in Blue (listen) • In the Mood (1939) (listen)

Eureka! The Great American Gold Rush
David Shaffer
for gold pan musici
an/actors (using tambourines) with band (1849 event) (listen)

Fame and Fortune (1919 circus march)
Karl L.
King/Cheryl Woldseth (listen to MIDI version)

Flourish for Olana (1999)
Jeff Jordan
Olana is Arabic word for "our place on high," the name for the New York home of landscape
painter/artist Frederic Edwin Church (listen)

Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen/Alfred Reed

for alto sax soloist with band
(represents film noir 1944-1954) (listen)

Love Potion No. 9 (from the Broadway musical "Smokey Joe's Café") (1959)
Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoll
er/Roger Holmes
for jazz ensemble (listen)

Mambo (from "West Side Story")
Leonard Bernstein/Michael Sweeney (listen)

My Lucky Star (from "Follow Thru") (1929)
B. G. De Sylva, Lew Brown, & Ray Henderson/Cheryl Woldseth
for opti
onal vocalist with band (listen to MIDI version)

Rain
arr. Jack Bullock
MEDLEY:  Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (1979) • Come
Rain or Come Shine • Singin' in the Rain (listen)

South Pacific (highlights from) (1949)
Richard Rodgers/Phillip J. Lang
MEDLEY: Some Enchanted Evening • A Wonderful Guy
• Bali Ha'i • There's Nothing Like a Dame (listen)

Three Trumpeters (1939)
G. Agostini/Glenn Cliffe Bainum
for trumpet trio with band
(listen)

Up (selections from) (2009)
Michael Giacchino/Michael Brown
MEDLEY:  We're in the Club Now • The Spi
rit of Adventure • Russell Like Fine Whine (listen)

The Wizard of Oz Fantasy (1939)
arr. Paul Yoder
MEDLEY:  We're Off to See the Wizard • If I Only Had a Brain • The Merry Old Land of Oz • Ding-Ding!
The Witch Is Dead • Over the Rainbow (listen)

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

*****

INTERMISSION

ENSEMBLES:

JUNE 23 at Pioneer Park:
Theme “To the 9s”

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

Alice Blue Gown (from “Irene” 1919)
Joseph McCarthy & Harry Tierney/Cheryl Woldseth
for vocalist with band (listen) (listen to MIDI version)

All of Me
Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons/Roger Holmes
for optional sing-along with jazz ensemble (listen)

Battle Hymn of the Republic
William Steffe/Carmen Dragon (listen)

Beyond the Horizon
Rossano Galante (1969 space race)
(listen)

Big Band Classics
arr. Eric Osterling
MEDLEY: Tuxedo
Junction (1939) (listen) • Serenade in Blue (listen) • In the Mood (1939) (listen)

Broadway One-Step (1919)
Karl L. King/J. Paynter (listen)

Evans' Fashion Plate
C. E. Duble/Cheryl Woldseth
(Merle Evans was a notorious cheap-skate and not an especially fashionable dresser, as well as the conductor/cornet player for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Circus from 1919-1969) (listen to MIDI version)

Fame and Fortune (1919 circus march)
Karl L.
King/Cheryl Woldseth (listen to MIDI version)

Flourish for Olana (1999)
Jeff Jordan
Olana is Arabic word for "our place on high," the name for the New York home of landscape
painter/artist Frederic Edwin Church (listen)

Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen/Alfred Reed

for alto sax soloist with band
(represents film noir 1944-1954) (listen)

His Honor
Henry Fillmore/Frederick Fennell (listen)

Love Potion No. 9 (from the Broadway musical "Smokey Joe's Café") (1959)
Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoll
er/Roger Holmes
for jazz ensemble (listen)

Mambo (from "West Side Story")
Leonard Bernstein/Michael Sweeney (listen)

My Lucky Star (from "Follow Thru") (1929)
B. G. De Sylva, Lew Brown, & Ray Henderson/Cheryl Woldseth
for optional vocalist with band

Rails West!
Michael Story
(150th anniversary of 1869 “golden spike)
(listen)

Rain
arr. Jack Bullock
MEDLEY:  Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (1979) • Come
Rain or Come Shine • Singin' in the Rain (listen)

Sleeping Beauty Waltz (1959 film)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/Marc Oliver
(listen)

Three Trumpeters (1939)
G. Agostini/Glenn Cliffe Bainum
for trumpet trio with band
(listen)

Up (selections from) (2009)
Michael Giacchino/Michael Brown
MEDLEY:  We're in the Club Now • The Spi
rit of Adventure • Russell Like Fine Whine (listen)

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

*****

INTERMISSION

ENSEMBLES:

JULY 28 at Pioneer Park:
Theme “By the 9s”

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

At the Movies with Danny Elfman
arr. Justin Williams
MEDLEY:  The Batman Theme (1989) • Dark Shado
ws • The River Cruise • Moon Dance (listen)

Beyond the Horizon
Rossano Galante (1969 space race)
(listen)

Big Band Classics
arr. Eric Osterling
MEDLEY: Tuxedo
Junction (1939) (listen) • Serenade in Blue (listen) • In the Mood (1939) (listen)

Broadway One-Step (1919)
Karl L. King/J. Paynter (listen)

Eureka! The Great American Gold Rush
David Shaffer
for gold pan musici
an/actors (using tambourines) with band (1849 event) (listen)

Evil Ways (as recorded by Carlos Santana)
Sonny Henry/Roger Holmes
rescored for
full band by Cheryl Woldseth (performed at 1969 Woodstock event) (listen) (listen to MIDI version)

Evans' Fashion Plate
C. E. Duble/Cheryl Woldseth
(Merle Evans was a notorious cheap-skate and not an especially fashionable dresser, as well as the conductor/cornet player for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Circus from 1919-1969) (listen to MIDI version)

Flourish for Olana (1999)
Jeff Jordan
Olana is Arabic word for "our place on high," the name for the New York home of landscape
painter/artist Frederic Edwin Church (listen)

Holiday for Trombones
David Rose/C. Paul Herfurth

features the 3-part trombone section (listen)

Merriment Polka
George D. Barnard
for clarinet trio with band (listen)

Rails West!
Michael Story
(150th anniversary of 1869 “golden spike)
(listen)

Rain
arr. Jack Bullock
MEDLEY:  Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (1979) • Come
Rain or Come Shine • Singin' in the Rain (listen)

Sleeping Beauty Waltz (1959 film)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/Carl Eilhardt
(listen)

South Pacific (highlights from) (1949)
Richard Rodgers/Phillip J. Lang
MEDLEY: Some Enchanted Evening • A Wonderful Guy
• Bali Ha'i • There's Nothing Like a Dame (listen)

Up (selections from) (2009)
Michael Giacchino/Michael Brown
MEDLEY:  We're in the Club Now • The Spi
rit of Adventure • Russell Like Fine Whine (listen)

The Wizard of Oz Fantasy (1939)
arr. Paul Yoder
MEDLEY:  We're Off to See the Wizard • If I Only Had a Brain • The Merry Old Land of Oz • Ding-Ding!
The Witch Is Dead • Over the Rainbow (listen)

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

*****

INTERMISSION

ENSEMBLES:

AUGUST 25 at Pioneer Park:
Theme “9 Lives”

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

All of Me
Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons/Roger Holmes
for optional sing-along with jazz ensemble (listen)

Alley Cat
Frank Bjorn/Bill Miller (listen)

At the Movies with Danny Elfman
arr. Justin Williams
MEDLEY:  The Batman Theme (1989) • Dark Shado
ws • The River Cruise • Moon Dance (listen)

Battle Hymn of the Republic
William Steffe/Carmen Dragon (listen)

Beyond the Horizon
Rossano Galante (1969 space race)
(listen)

Broadway One-Step (1919)
Karl L. King/J. Paynter (listen)

Evans' Fashion Plate
C. E. Duble/Cheryl Woldseth
(Merle Evans was a notorious cheap-skate and not an especially fashionable dresser, as well as the conductor/cornet player for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Circus from 1919-1969) (listen to MIDI version)

Evil Ways (as recorded by Carlos Santana)
Sonny Henry/Roger Holmes
rescored for
full band by Cheryl Woldseth (performed at 1969 Woodstock event) (listen) (listen to MIDI version)

Fame and Fortune (1919 circus march)
Karl L.
King/Cheryl Woldseth (listen to MIDI version)

Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen/Alfred Reed

for alto sax soloist with band
(represents film noir 1944-1954) (listen)

His Honor
Henry Fillmore/Frederick Fennell (listen)

Holiday for Trombones
David Rose/C. Paul Herfurth

features the 3-part trombone section (listen)

Love Potion No. 9 (from the Broadway musical "Smokey Joe's Café") (1959)
Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoll
er/Roger Holmes
for jazz ensemble (listen)

Mambo (from "West Side Story")
Leonard Bernstein/Michael Sweeney (listen)

Merriment Polka
George D. Barnard
for clarinet trio with band (listen)

My Lucky Star (from "Follow Thru") (1929)
B. G. De Sylva, Lew Brown, & Ray Henderson/Cheryl Woldseth
for opti
onal vocalist with band (listen to MIDI version)

Sleeping Beauty Waltz (1959 film)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/Marc Oliver
(listen)

South Pacific (highlights from) (1949)
Richard Rodgers/Phillip J. Lang
MEDLEY: Some Enchanted Evening • A Wonderful Guy
• Bali Ha'i • There's Nothing Like a Dame (listen)

Three Trumpeters (1939)
G. Agostini/Glenn Cliffe Bainum
for trumpet trio with band
(listen)

The Wizard of Oz Fantasy (1939)
arr. Paul Yoder
MEDLEY:  We're Off to See the Wizard • If I Only Had a Brain • The Merry Old Land of Oz • Ding-Ding!
The Witch Is Dead • Over the Rainbow (listen)

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

*****

INTERMISSION

ENSEMBLES: