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Member's Information

BAND ORGANIZATION
¥  Non-profit status by-laws dated 8/27/2018
¥  Band memberÕs policy manual


SPECIAL NOTICE –
There will be a vote on-line to make final changes to the by-laws.  You will be notified by email when to proceed.

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 DayÕs Monday holiday), the location is:
           
Pioneer ParkÕs 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)

HereÕs the bandÕs 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 SchoolÕs band room I-3

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 ÒPops Concert at Graeagle ParkÓ 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 FairgroundsÕs 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, time TBD

Pine Tree Stage at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley
¥  time TBD meet at trailer for unloading (Gate 5)
¥  time TBD 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 8 until new calendar is set

Break

 

PENDING Winter concert

Sunday December 1

Nevada Theatre (PENDING: this may be an ensemble-only event)

 

 

2019 Season Repertoire (alphabetical order)

JUNE 2 at Alta Sierra Country Club:
Theme TBD

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

INTERMISSION

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

*****

ENSEMBLES:

JUNE 23 at Pioneer Park:
Theme TBD

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

INTERMISSION

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

*****

ENSEMBLES:

JULY 28 at Pioneer Park:
Theme TBD

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

INTERMISSION

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

*****

ENSEMBLES:

AUGUST 25 at Pioneer Park:
Theme TBD

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

INTERMISSION

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

*****

ENSEMBLES: