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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, 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!

2017 Calendar
(check the home page for concert specifics)

Picnic Pops Concert #3

Sunday August 27, 5:00–7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City PLAYLISTPERCUSSION LIST

Final summer rehearsal

Monday August 28, shortened 6:30-8:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell

Labor Day concert for Lake Wildwood residents only

Sunday September 3, 5:00–6:30pm

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

No rehearsal

Monday September 4

Constitution Celebration street concert

Saturday September 9, 4:30–6:15pm

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

Picnic & Pops concert #4

Sunday September 10 (pending), 5:00–6:30pm

Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley PLAYLISTPERCUSSION LIST

No rehearsals or concerts

September 11 - October 1

Break

FULL BAND – rehearsals begin

All Mondays starting October 2, 6:30–9:00pm (warmup at 6pm)

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

Nevada County Concert Band’s First Time Ever Olde-Time Holiday Radio Pageant Extravaganza

Sunday November 26, 3:00-4:30pm

The Center for the Arts, Grass Valley

No rehearsals or concerts

November 27, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Break

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 (warmup 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

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

Mohawk Valley Independence “Pops Concert at Graeagle Park”

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)

No rehearsal

Monday July 2

 

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 8:00am 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

Picnic & Pops Concert #3 (invitational band event)

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

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

Nevada County Fair concert – Pine Tree Stage

Saturday August 11, time to be determined

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

 

2017 Fall Repertoire

NOVEMBER 15 at Baggett Theatre, Nevada Union High School (pending):
School Assembly Concert for Grades 7/8 Students

*****

This concert has been cancelled.

A possible future date is being considered.

 

NOVEMBER 26 at The Center for the Arts:  NEVADA COUNTY CONCERT BAND’S FIRST TIME EVER OLD-TIME HOLIDAY RADIO PAGEANT EXTRAVAGANZA

C’est NoĎl! (a French Canadian yuletide celebration)
arr. Andre Jutras (listen)
MEDLEY: He is Born the Holy Child • Silent Night • Angels We Have Heard on High • Joy to the World

Concertino Op.26
Carl Maria von Weber/Bruce R. Smith (listen)
featuring 2017 Jerry Foote Scholarship recipient Noah Grove, clarinet soloist

Encanto
Robert W. Smith (listen)

A Fireside Christmas
arr. Sammy Nestico (listen)
MEDLEY: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer • I'll Be Home for Christmas • Frosty the Snow Man • Winter Wonderland • The Christmas Song

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

Rest (#2 from “Minnesota Portraits”)
Samuel Hazo (listen)

Santa’s Reindeer Team
Frank Milholland – poem by John B. Miller (listen)
for narrator with band

The Thunderer
John Philip Sousa (listen)

Toymaker’s Workshop (Der Spielzeugmacher-Werkstatt)
Rebecca Jarvis (listen)

White Christmas (from “Holiday Inn”)
Irving Berlin/John Moss (listen)
for soloist (vocal or instrumental) with band

ENCORE: 1915 March
B. C. Bridges/Cheryl Woldseth

*****

POSSIBLE ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

O Christmas Tree/We Three Kings
arr. Kate Agioritis
performed by Blended Metal Saxophones

 

 

2018 Season Repertoire

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

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

JUNE 24 at Pioneer Park:
Episode 6 THE BAND AWAKENS

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

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

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

AUGUST 26 at Pioneer Park:
Episode 8 ROGUE TOO

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

SEPTEMBER 2 at Lake Wildwood:
Episode 9 EPILOGUE

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS: