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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

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

new location due to poor weather, May 27, 6:30–-9:00pm (setup at 6pm)

Sierra Presbyterian Church
175 Ridge Road, Nevada City

Potluck picnic at 5pm before rehearsal!

Picnic Pops Concert #1

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

Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley

2:45pm shuttle begins
3:00pm riser and sound system setup
3:30pm stage and percussion setup
4:00pm rehearsal – all seated – shuttle ends
4:30pm line dance lesson for audience members
4:40pm final check
7:00pm shuttle runs until no longer needed

Save parking spaces for our audience! Shuttle runs 2:45-4:00pm for band and family members, and after the concert as long as needed.

Directions to shuttle location:
  From Hwy 49, take Alta Sierra Drive
  Turn right on Tippy Way
  Turn right on Norlene Way
  Turn left on Tammy Way
  Drive past the country club
  Turn right on Eva Way

Drivers: Barbara Bennett, Mike Ireland

  Performance layout diagram
  Program

Rehearsals move

All Mondays starting June 3, 6:30–-9:00pm (setup at 6pm)

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

  Pioneer Park map
  use Pioneer Park parking permit

Picnic Pops Concert #2

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

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

  Pioneer Park map
  Shuttle location 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

  Percussion assignments
  Playlist

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

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 $10

  Pioneer Park – please note the location of the picnic grove map

Picnic Pops Concert #3 (invitational band event)

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

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

  Percussion assignments (link)
  Rehearsal notes (link)
  Pioneer Park map
  Shuttle location map
  Performance layout diagram (link)
  Program

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 3:15pm meet at trailer for unloading (Gate 5)
  time 3:45pm set up the stage

  Percussion assignments (link)
  Performance layout diagram (link)
  Playlist

Picnic Pops Concert #4

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

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

  Percussion assignments (link)
  Pioneer Park map
  Shuttle location map
  Performance layout diagram (link)
  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
  Directions to park
  Performance layout diagram
  Playlist

No rehearsal

Mondays September 2 and September 9

 

 

Constitution Celebration street concert with The Marching Presidents

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

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

  Percussion assignments
  Pioneer Park map
  Performance layout diagram
  Playlist

No rehearsals or concerts

September 15 until new calendar is set

Break

 

 

2019 Season Repertoire

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

CONCERT ORDER

OPENER: Star Spangled Banner
Frances Scott Key/C. Grafulla-Hausey (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 to NCCBand play this)

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

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

Love Potion No. 9 (from the Broadway musical "Smokey Joe's Café") (1959)
Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller
/Roger Holmes
for jazz ensemble (listen) with improv soloists (Mark Potampa, Ralph Remick)

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

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

Alley Cat
Frank Björn/Bill Miller (listen) (learn the line dance) (watch clip with NCCBand and line dancers)

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) (watch clip of NCCBand)

INTERMISSION

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)

At the Movies with Danny Elfman
arr. Justin Williams
MEDLEY: 
The Batman Theme (1989) • Dark Shadows • The River Cruise (from “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) • Moon Dance (from “Corpse Bride”) (listen)

All of Me
Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons/Roger Holmes
for optional sing-along with jazz ensemble (listen), with improv soloists (Tim Proffitt, Karin Hofland)

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)

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

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

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)

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

CONCERT ORDER

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

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

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

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

My Lucky Star (from "Follow Thru") (1929)
B. G. De Sylva, Lew Brown, & Ray Henderson/Cheryl Woldseth
no vocalist this time
(listen to MIDI version) (listen to NCCBand play this)

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

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

All of Me
Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons/Roger Holmes
for optional sing-along with jazz ensemble (listen) with improv soloists (Mark Potampa, Karin Hofland)

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

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

INTERMISSION

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)

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

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

His Honor
Henry Fillmore/Frederick Fennell (listen)

Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen/Alfred Reed

for alto sax soloist with band
(represents film noir 1944-1954) (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) (watch clip of NCCBand)

Love Potion No. 9 (from the Broadway musical "Smokey Joe's Café") (1959)
Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller
/Roger Holmes
for jazz ensemble (listen) with improv soloists (Tim Proffit, Ralph Remick)

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLES:

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

CONCERT ORDER

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

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)

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

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

Holiday for Trombones
David Rose/C. Paul Herfurth

features the 3-part trombone section (listen)

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

At the Movies with Danny Elfman
arr. Justin Williams
MEDLEY: 
The Batman Theme (1989) • Dark Shadows • The River Cruise (from “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) • Moon Dance (from “Corpse Bride”) (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) (watch clip of NCCBand)

INTERMISSION

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLES:

AUGUST 25 at Pioneer Park:
Theme “9 Lives”

CONCERT ORDER

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

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

Holiday for Trombones
David Rose/C. Paul Herfurth

features the 3-part trombone section (listen)

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

Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen/Alfred Reed

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

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)

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

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

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

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

INTERMISSION

His Honor
Henry Fillmore/Frederick Fennell (listen)

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

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

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

Alley Cat
Frank Björn/Bill Miller (listen) (learn the line dance) (watch clip with NCCBand and line dancers)

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

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

*****

ENSEMBLES:

 

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)