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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)

No rehearsals or concerts

September 12 - October 23, 2016

Break

FULL BAND – no rehearsals or concerts

Begins in February 2017 (see below)

Break

ENSEMBLES ONLY – rehearsals begin

All Mondays starting October 24, 6:30–9:00pm (warmup at 6pm)

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3, choir room I-3, and black box drama room, 11761 Ridge Road, Grass Valley

ENSEMBLES ONLY – rehearsals move

Tuesday November 29, all Monday rehearsals must move off-campus

Nevada Union High School’s rooms will not be available – first Monday rehearsal elsewhere must begin on Monday December 5 (or any other date).

ENSEMBLES ONLY – holiday concert

Wednesday December 21

Nevada Theatre (during Victorian Christmas), 401 Broad Street, Nevada City

ENSEMBLES ONLY – rehearsals resume

December 2 to 16, 2016, and then starting January 2, 2017

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3 – ensembles will work with students during school class time (Tuesdays and/or Thursdays only from 2:30-3:25pm)

ENSEMBLES ONLY – joint ensemble concert with high school band

Thursday February 9, 7:00–8:30pm,

Don Baggett Theater, Nevada Union High School, Grass Valley

FULL BAND – rehearsals begin

All Mondays starting February 27 6:30–9:00pm (warmup at 6pm)

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

CHANGE – rehearsal on Monday will be moved to Tuesday instead

Tuesday May 9

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

“A Mother of a Band Concert”

Sunday May 14

2:30–4:00pm, Nevada Theater, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City, Nevada City

CHANGE – rehearsal on Monday will be moved to Tuesday instead

Tuesday May 16

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

Rehearsals move

All Mondays starting May 29, 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 25, 5:00–7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

Mohawk Valley Independence “Pops Concert at Graeagle Park”

Saturday July 1, 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 3

 

Independence Day curbside concert and intermittent parade music

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

Wells Fargo Bank parking lot, corner of Mill and Bank streets, Grass Valley

Extra rehearsal with the invitational guest musicians

Sunday July 23, 8:30am check-in, 9:00am–12:30pm rehearsal

Pioneer Park picnic grove (not the bandshell), Nevada City – free lunch to follow for all NCCBand members

Picnic Pops Concert #2 (invitational band event)

Sunday July 23, 5:00–7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

Nevada County Fair concert – Pine Tree Stage

Saturday August 12, 3:00-4:30pm

Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley

CHANGE – rehearsal on Monday will be moved to Wednesday instead

Wednesday August 23

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

Picnic Pops Concert #3

Sunday August 27, 5:00–7:00pm

Pioneer Park bandshell, Nevada City

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

No rehearsal

Monday September 4

Constitution Celebration street concert

Saturday September 9, 4:30–6:15pm

North Pine Street (closed to traffic), Nevada City

Picnic Pops concert #4

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

Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley

No rehearsal

Monday September 11

 

FULL BAND – rehearsals begin

All Mondays starting September 18, 6:30–9:00pm (warmup at 6pm)

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

Old-Fashioned Holiday concert

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

The Center for the Arts, Grass Valley

No rehearsals or concerts

Season ends

Break

Rehearsals resume

You’ll be notified when new calendar is set

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 Season Repertoire – overall theme is “SUMMERS OF LOVE”

MAY “A MOTHER OF A BAND CONCERT”

Amazing Grace
arr. Frank Ticheli (listen)

Beguine Festival
arr. Glenn Osser
for vocal solo (opt.) with band
MEDLEY: I Love You for Sentimental Reasons •
I'll Remember April (listen)

Bond… James Bond
arr. Stephen Bulla
with alto sax soloist
MEDLEY:  Theme • Goldfinger • Nobody Does It Better • Skyfall • Live and Let Die (listen)

Can You Feel the Love Tonight (from “The Lion King”)
Elton John/J. Vinson (listen)

Carmen (selection)
Georges Bizet/Al Hayes
(storyline in less than 3 minutes)

Cheerio
Edwin Franko Goldman (listen)

Embraceable You
George & Ira Gershwin/Warren Barker
with vocalist or Bb, Eb, F, or C solo or duet (listen to French horn duet version)

Encanto
Robert W. Smith (listen)

Mamma Mia! (highlights from the Broadway musical)
ABBA/Roy Phillippe
MEDLEY:  Mamma Mia • S.O.S. • I Have a Dream • Dancing Queen (listen)

Our Flirtation
John Philip Sousa (listen)

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

Bonnie Annie Laurie
arr. John Philip Sousa/Phil Chapman
for brass choir and percussion (listen)

Fantasy on “Black Is the Color of my True Love’s Hair”
arr. Alfred Reed
for woodwind choir (opt. bells, harp)

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly (from “My Fair Lady)
Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Leowe
TUBAMONIUM! with special guest Erma Cedars (played by Caroline Young)

JUNE “LOVE GONE WRONG”

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

Amazing Grace
arr. Frank Ticheli (listen)

Beguine Festival
arr. Glenn Osser
for vocal solo (opt.) with band
MEDLEY: I Love You for Sentimental Reasons •
I'll Remember April (listen)

Bond… James Bond
arr. Stephen Bulla
with alto sax soloist
MEDLEY:  Theme • Goldfinger • Nobody Does It Better • Skyfall • Live and Let Die (listen)

Carmen (selection)
Georges Bizet/Al Hayes
(storyline in less than 3 minutes)

Embraceable You
George & Ira Gershwin/Warren Barker
with vocalist or Bb, Eb, F, or C solo or duet (listen to French horn duet version)

Grease!
arr. John Moss
MEDLEY:  We Go Together • Summer Nights • Hand Jive • Beauty School Dropout • Greased Lightning (listen)

The Last Rose of Summer
Leroy Anderson/Roger Holmes (listen)

Mamma Mia! (highlights from the Broadway musical)
ABBA/Roy Phillippe
MEDLEY:  Mamma Mia • S.O.S. • I Have a Dream • Dancing Queen (listen)

Our Flirtation
John Philip Sousa (listen)

Respect
Otis Redding/Douglas E. Wagner
with vocal soloist & jazz ensemble (listen)

The Soulful Sixties
arr. Michael Brown
MEDLEY:  I Heard It through the Grapevine • Land of a Thousand Dances • A Natural Woman • Ain't No Mountain High Enough (listen)

When You Wish Upon a Star (from the film “Pinocchio”)
Leigh Harline/C. Paul Herfurth

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

No, It Ain’t my Fault
folk song
Stamp Mill Stompers

JULY “BURNING BAND”

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

Beatles Medley
John Lennon & Paul McCartney/ Andrew Balent
MEDLEY:  Michelle • Eleanor Rigby • Yesterday (listen)

Beguine Festival
arr. Glenn Osser
for vocal solo (opt.) with band
MEDLEY: I Love You for Sentimental Reasons •
I'll Remember April (listen)

Blues Brothers Revue
arr. Jay Bocook
MEDLEY:  I Can't Turn You Loose • Soul Man • Soul Finger • Everybody Needs Somebody to Love (listen)

Caribbean Fantasy
John J. Morrissey
with trumpet solo feature (listen)

Cheerio
Edwin Franko Goldman (listen)

Encanto
Robert W. Smith (listen)

Festivo
Vaclav Nelhybel (listen)

The Soulful Sixties
arr. Michael Brown
MEDLEY:  I Heard It through the Grapevine • Land of a Thousand Dances • A Natural Woman • Ain't No Mountain High Enough (listen)

Summer of ‘69
arr. Ted Ricketts
MEDLEY:  Purple Haze • Somebody to Love • Suite: Judy Blue Eyes • With a Little Help from my Friends • Soul Sacrifice • Pinball Wizard • Proud Mary (listen)

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

Bonnie Annie Laurie
arr. John Philip Sousa/Phil Chapman
for brass choir and percussion (listen)

Fantasy on “Black Is the Color of my True Love’s Hair”
arr. Alfred Reed
for woodwind choir (opt. bells, harp)

Respect
Otis Redding/Douglas E. Wagner
with vocal soloist & jazz ensemble (listen)

AUGUST “BIG HAIR”

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

Beatles Medley
John Lennon & Paul McCartney/ Andrew Balent
MEDLEY:  Michelle, Eleanor Rigby, Yesterday (listen)

Bond… James Bond
arr. Stephen Bulla
with alto sax soloist
MEDLEY:  Theme • Goldfinger • Nobody Does It Better • Skyfall • Live and Let Die (listen)

Can You Feel the Love Tonight (from “The Lion King”)
Elton John/J. Vinson (listen)

Carmen (selection)
Georges Bizet/Al Hayes
(storyline in less than 3 minutes)

Cheerio
Edwin Franko Goldman (listen)

Fantasy on “Black Is the Color of my True Love’s Hair”
arr. Alfred Reed
for woodwind choir (opt. bells, harp)

Grease!
arr. John Moss
MEDLEY:  We Go Together • Summer Nights • Hand Jive • Beauty School Dropout • Greased Lightning (listen)

The Last Rose of Summer
Leroy Anderson/Roger Holmes (listen)

Mexican Hat Dance
F. A. Partichela/Larence Fogelberg (listen)

Our Flirtation
John Philip Sousa (listen)

Summer of ‘69
arr. Ted Ricketts
MEDLEY:  Purple Haze • Somebody to Love • Suite: Judy Blue Eyes • With a Little Help from my Friends • Soul Sacrifice • Pinball Wizard • Proud Mary (listen)

When You Wish Upon a Star (from the film “Pinocchio”)
Leigh Harline/C. Paul Herfurth

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

*****

ENSEMBLE NUMBERS:

Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In (from “Hair”)
Galt Macdermot & Gerome Ragni
arr. Mary Whitmore & Cheryl Woldseth
Blended Metal Saxophones

SEPTEMBER “SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE”

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

Blues Brothers Revue
arr. Jay Bocook
MEDLEY:  I Can't Turn You Loose • Soul Man • Soul Finger • Everybody Needs Somebody to Love (listen)

Respect
Otis Redding/Douglas E. Wagner
with vocal soloist & jazz ensemble (listen)

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

*****

POSSIBLE:

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ENSEMBLE NUMBERS: