Northshore Concert Band-Summer

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COMBINED BANDS Böhmischer Traum............................................................................................Norbert.Gälle.(b.1964) . (Arranged.by.Siegfried.Rundel) Rüdiger.Müller, conductor The Stars and Stripes Forever. .........................................................John.Philip.Sousa.(1854-1932) . (Arranged.by.Brion/Schissel) Mallory.Thomson,.conductor INTERMISSION Mallory.Thompson.conductor Northshore.Concert.Band 1NorthshoreConcertBand 2 Northshore Concert Band

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    PROGRAMNORTHSHORE CONCERT BANDRocky Point Holiday............................................................................................. Ron.Nelson.(b..1929)

    Suite of Old American Dances..............................................Robert.Russell.Bennett.(1894-1981). Cake.Walk. Schottische. Western.One-Step. Wallflower.Waltz. Rag

    Symphony No. 3 Slavyanskya..................................................Boris.Kozhevnikov.(1906..1985). 1..Allegro,.decisively. (Scored.for.American.bands.by.John.R..Bourgeois). 2..Tempo.of.a.slow.waltz. 3..Vivace. 4..Moderato.(joyously).

    INTERMISSION

    BLASORCHESTER NIEDERSCHOPFHEIMSecond Suite for Military Band in F......................................................Gustav.Holst.(1874..1934). March. Song.Without.Words.Ill.Love.my.Love. Song.of.the.Blacksmith. Fantasia.on.the.Dargason

    Hymn to the Sun with the Beat of Mother Earth................................. Satoshi.Yagisawa(b..1975)

    Arabesque........................................................................................................Samuel.R..Hazo.(b..1966)

    COMBINED BANDSBhmischer Traum............................................................................................Norbert.Glle.(b.1964). (Arranged.by.Siegfried.Rundel)

    Rdiger.Mller, conductor

    The Stars and Stripes Forever.......................................................... John.Philip.Sousa.(1854-1932). (Arranged.by.Brion/Schissel)

    Mallory.Thomson,.conductor

    The.use.of.cameras.and.recording.devices.during.the.performance.is.prohibited..Please.turn.off.all.cell.phones.and.pagers..Large.print.programs.are.available.on.request..

    Please.ask.an.usher.

    This program is made possible in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

    BlasorchesterNiederschopfheim

    Sunday,.June.12,.2011.3:00.P.M.Evanston.Township.High.School

    Mallory.Thompson.conductorNorthshore.Concert.Band

    Rdiger.Mller conductorBlasorchester.Niederschopfheim

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    WELCOME !

    Dear.Audience.Member,

    Today.we.welcome.our.new.friends.Rdiger.Mller.and.Bruno.Loffler,.the.members.of.the.Musikverein.Harmonie.Niederschopfheim,.and.their.fellow.travelers.to.the.United.States.and.Evanston,.Illinois.

    Approximately.two.years.ago,.discussions.began.with.our.fellow.musicians.from.Germany.with.regard.to.a.possible.exchange.visit.whereby.we.would.combine.perfor-mances.and.have.the.opportunity.to.share.the.diversity.of.our.cultures...We.are.thrilled.to.have.this.segment.of.our.planning.come.to.fruition..Next.June,.the.Northshore.Band.will.travel.to.Niederschopfheim.to.perform.with.the.Musikverein.Harmonie.

    Although.our.demographics.may.be.different,.the.Northshore.Concert.Band.and.the.Musikverein.Harmonie.Niederschopfheim.both.share.an.established.history.of.music.making.in.our.communities.and.countries...Music.is.our.common.bond;.as.Hans.Chris-tian.Anderson.said,.Where.words.fail,.music.speaks..

    We.are.grateful.to.have.this.opportunity.to.spend.time.together.with.our.musical.friends.from.Germany..We.look.forward.to.June.of.2012,.when.we.travel.to.Niederschopfheim.and.the.next.step.of.our.musical.exchange..We.hope.that.you,.as.our.audience,.enjoy.the.benefit.of.getting.to.hear.not.one.but.two.bands.on.this.June.afternoon.

    Laura.Stibich

    NCB.Board.Chair

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    CONDUCTOR

    Mallory Thompson Conductor/Artistic Director of the Northshore Concert Band

    Dr..Mallory.Thompson.is.director.of.bands,.professor.of.music,.and.coordinator.of.the.conducting.program.at.Northwestern.University. In.2003.she.was.named.a.Charles.Deering.McCor-mick.Professor.of.Teaching.Excellence..As.the.third.person.in.the.universitys.history.to.hold.the.director.of.bands.position,.

    she.conducts.the.Symphonic.Wind.Ensemble,.teaches.undergraduate.and.gradu-ate.conducting,.and.administers.all.aspects.of.the.band.program..Prior.to.this.appointment,.Thompson.held.similar.positions.at.the.University.of.Cincinnati.Col-lege-Conservatory.of.Music,.University.of.South.Florida,.Oberlin.Conservatory,.and.Bucknell.University..She.has.released.recordings.with.the.University.of.Cincinnati.Wind.Symphony.and.the.Northwestern.University.Symphonic.Wind.Ensemble.

    Thompson.received.a.bachelor.of.music.education.degree.and.master.of.music.degree.in.conducting.from.Northwestern.University,.where.she.stud-ied.conducting.with.John.P..Paynter.and.trumpet.with.Vincent.Cichowicz..She.received.a.doctor.of.musical.arts.degree.in.conducting.from.the.Eastman.School.of.Music,.where.she.studied.with.Donald.Hunsberger..Thompson.maintains.an.active.schedule.as.guest.conductor,.clinician,.and.guest.lecturer.throughout.the.United.States.and.Canada..She.has.appeared.as.a.conductor.or.clinician.at.College.Band.Directors.National.Association.regional.and.national.conventions,.the.Midwest.Clinic,.the.Interlochen.Arts.Academy,.and.the.Aspen.Music.Festival,.and.she.has.conducted.the.United.States.Army.Field.Band,.the.United.States.Air.Force.Band,.the.Dallas.Wind.Symphony,.the.Symphony.Silicon.Valley,.and.the.United.States.Navy.Band..Her.professional.affiliations.include.Pi.Kappa.Lambda,.the.Music.Educators.National.Conference,.the.College.Band.Directors.Associa-tion,.and.the.American.Bandmasters.Association.

    Thompson.first.conducted.the.Northshore.Concert.Band.in.April.1999.and.was.named.principal.guest.conductor.the.same.season..She.conducted.one.subscrip-tion.concert.each.year.and.also.appeared.with.the.band.at.the.2001.Midwest.Clinic..In.2003,.Thompson.took.on.the.expanded.role.of.Artistic.Director..The.20052006.season.marked.her.first.year.as.sole.musical.and.artistic.leader.of.the.Northshore.Concert.Band,.conducting.the.ensemble.in.all.four.subscription.concerts.

    ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR

    Daniel J. Farris

    Dan.Farris.is.Director.of.Athletic.Bands.and.Conductor.of.the.Wildcat.Marching.Band.and.Concert.Band.at.Northwestern.University...He.teaches.courses.in.conducting.and.marching.band.techniques,.and.was.former.Assistant.Director.of.Bands.and.Marching.Band.Director.at.Illinois.State.University.and.University.of.Nevada,.Las.Vegas...Farris.also.is.a.former.direc-

    tor.and.consultant,.Walt.Disney.World.Collegiate.All-Star.Band,.and.a.member.of.the.College.Band.Director.National.Association,.National.Band.Association,.and.International.Association.of.Jazz.Educators..

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    SPEC IAL GUEST BLASORCHESTER N IEDERSCHOPFHEIM

    The.Musikverein.Harmonique.Niederschopfe-him.(the.Musical.Society.of.Niederschopfehim).sponsors.a.seventy-member.Community.Wind.Band.for.nonprofessional.musicians..The.Society.just.celebrated.their.one-hundredth.anniversa-ry.in.2009,.even.though.their.history.as.a.music.

    group.in.the.village.of.Niederschopfheim.dates.to.a.trumpet.corps.in.1873..Dr..Mallory.Thompson.was.the.guest.conductor.for.their.anniversary.celebration.concert.and.was.a.clinician.for.a.conducting.clinic..

    The.society.functions.as.a.community.music.school.by.offering.instrumental.music.lessons.and.two.youth.wind.groups:.the.Bambini.Vororchestra.(youth.orchestra).and.a.youth.wind.band..Elementary.students.individually.train.on.their.instruments.under.the.tutelage.of.the.Society.instructors.because.most.public.school.systems.do.not.offer.instrumental.music...Many.German.towns.have.com-munity.schools.and.bands.where.the.students.learn.music..This.fosters.pride.in.the.musicians.by.being.able.to.represent.their.respective.towns..As.the.students.improve.their.skills.they.move.up.from.the.bambini.band,.their.first.group.expe-rience.of.about.fifteen.students,.into.the.youth.wind.band,.a.group.of.about.thirty.students.that.performs.several.times.a.year.

    The.Niederschopfehim.Band.rehearses.and.performs.in.Harmony.Hall.and.since.2001.has.been.under.the.direction.of.Rdiger.Mller..The.band,.congruent.with.its.history,.performs.well.at.regional.competitions..The.group.maintains.an.extensive.repertoire.of.music.ranging.from.serious.concert.and.wind.band.music.to.popular.music.from.their.summer.concert.series..

    CONDUCTOR

    Rdiger Mller

    Maestro.Mller.began.his.musical.career.in.1984.as.a.baritone.player.and.member.of.the.Hockenheim.Youth.City.chapel..In.1988.he.began.playing.the.bassoon.at.the.community.music.school.in.Hockenheim,.and.afterwards.studied.with.Mathias.Roscher,.a.member.of.the.Frankfurt.Radio.Symphony.Orchestra..During.this.time.he.also.took.over.the.Hockenheim.town.youth.

    chapel.as.a.conductor.and.youth.leader..After.performing.with.the.Karlsruhe.Union.Youth.Orchestra.in.1993.he.joined.Baden-Wurttemberg.Wind.Orchestra,.one.of.the.most.revered.wind.orchestras.in.Germany..He.completed.his.military.duty.as.a.bassoonist.with.the.Mountain.Band.8.in.Garmisch-Partenkirchen..In.1995.he.began.a.study.of.orchestral.music.and.music.education.with.a.major.in.bassoon.with.Stefan.Weidner.at.the.Musikhochschule.Saarbrcken..During.this.time.he.also.completed.a.course.in.conducting.for.concert.band.with.Ingrid.Fromm,.Winterhalter.Leopold,.Henry.Braun.and.Reinhold.Rogg,.which.lead.to.him.taking.over.the.Stadtkapelle.Hockenheim.orchestra.association.as.a.conductor...Maestro.Mller.has.worked.with.teachers.such.as.Mallory.Thompson,.Timothy.Reynish,.Frank.Battisti,.Jerry.Junkin,.David.Maslanka,.Clark.Rundell,.Eugene.Cor-poron,.Alfred.Reed,.Frederick.Fennell,.Ron.Nelson,.Frank.Ticheli,.Mark.Camphouse,.Lorin.Maazel.and.Christoph.Eschenbach...He.leads.the.band.Niederschopfheim,.the.Musikverein.and.the.Musikverein.Mahlberg.Heitersheim.

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