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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!

Proposed 2020 Calendar

No rehearsals or concerts

September 15, 2018 – February 23, 2019

Break

FULL BAND – rehearsals begin

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

Nevada Union High School’s band room I-3

No rehearsal

Monday April 5

Schools closed for spring break

 

Rehearsal moves (tentative)

new location due to school closure for snow day (tentative), Monday April 12, 6:30–-9:00pm (setup at 6pm)

Sierra Presbyterian Church
175 Ridge Road, Nevada City

Rehearsals move for the summer

Monday May 25, 6:30–-9:00pm (setup at 6pm)

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

Join us at 5:00pm for a potluck picnic dinner!
  Pioneer Park map
  use Pioneer Park parking permit

Picnic Pops Concert #1

Sunday June 14, 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.
  Shuttle location map
  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

  Pioneer Park map
  Percussion assignments (link)
  Performance layout diagram
  Program

Picnic Pops Concert #2

Sunday June 28, 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

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

Independence Day curbside concert and intermittent parade music

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

Alpha Building curbside, 210 Broad Street, downtown Nevada City
8:30am set-up time for pop-up canopies

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

Extra rehearsal with the invitational guest musicians

Sunday July 26, 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 26, 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

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

Nevada County Fair concert

Saturday August 15, 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 (link)

Picnic Pops Concert #4

Sunday August 23, 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

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.
  Shuttle location map
  Pioneer Park map
  Percussion assignments (link)
  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 6, 5:00-6:30pm

Commodore Park in Lake Wildwood, Gate #2 on Wildflower Drive, Penn Valley
3:15pm Preliminary setup
3:30pm Risers, reduced sound system setup
4:00pm Setup, vocal/solo soundcheck
4:45pm All band in seats

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

No rehearsal

Mondays September 7 and September 14

 

 

Constitution Day Celebration street concert

Saturday September 19, 4:30-6:15pm

North Pine Street (closed to traffic) at Commercial Street, Nevada City
3:00pm Road closed, preliminary setup
3:15pm Risers, minimal sound system setup
4:15pm All band in seats
4:30pm Concert

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

No rehearsals or concerts

September 20 until new calendar is set

Break

 

 

2029 Season Repertoire

JUNE 14 at Alta Sierra Country Club:
Theme “TBA”

ALPHABETICAL ORDER

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

INTERMISSION

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

JUNE 28 at Pioneer Park:
Theme “TBA”

ALPHABETICAL ORDER

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

INTERMISSION

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

JULY 26 at Pioneer Park:
Theme “TBA”

ALPHABETICAL ORDER

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

INTERMISSION

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

AUGUST 23 at Pioneer Park:
Theme “TBA”

ALPHABETICAL ORDER

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

INTERMISSION

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

 

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)