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2000 All-State Conference

The 2000 All-State Conference, Make Music Illinois: In Tune With the Future, was held January 26-29, 2000 in Peoria, IL.



Jazz Night Concert - Friday, January 28, 2000

All-State Jazz Band
David Eanes, Thornridge High School, Dolton, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Chick on the Grill - Victor Lopez
Reverie - Mike Tomaro
Moanin' - Charles Mingles
No More Blues - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Revelation - Bob Lowden
Got Rhythm - Doug Beach

Honors Jazz Choir
Paris Rutherford, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Accompnanist - Dan Solberg, Chris Reyman, Jeff Wakolbinger

Teach Me to Swing - Doug Beach/Susan Moninger
The Very Thought of You - arr. Rutherford
There Will Never Be Another You - arr. Rutherford
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - arr. Rutherford
Dearly Beloved - arr. Rutherford

Honors Jazz Combo
Mark Colby, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Out of the Night - Joe Henderson
Hi Fly - Randy Weston
Mexican Hip Dance - Horace Silver
Friday, the 13th - Thelonius Monk

Honors Jazz Band
Rob Parton, Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Manteca - Dizzy Gillespie
Perdido - Juan Tizol/arr. Rayborn Wright
Got Rhythm - Doug Beach
Apple Honey
 - Woody Herman
Border Crossing - Don Schaumber 



All-State Concert - Saturday, January 29, 2000

All-State Orchestra
David E. Becker, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Overture to "Die Miestersinger" - Richard Wagner
And God Created Great Whales - Alan Hovahness
Carnival - Andrew Kinney

All-State Chorus
Randal A. McChesney, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Accompanist - Julie McClarey, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Verbum caro factum est - Hans Leo Hassler/Richter
How Lovely is Thy Dwelling - Johannes Brahms
The Last Words of David - Randall Thompson
Keep Your Lamps - arr. Andre Thomas
Missa Pequena para Ninos - Francisco Nunez
An American Quilt - arr. John Leavitt

All-State Band
Thomas Caneva, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 

Celebrations - John Zdechlik
Prelude in Eb, Op. 34, No. 14 - Dimitri Shostakovich/arr. Reynolds
Folk Dances - Dimitri Shostakovich/arr. Reynolds
Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral - Richard Wagner/arr. Bourgeois 



Honors Concert - Saturday, January 29, 2000

Honors Band
Mallory Thompson, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Smetana Fanfare - Karel Husa
Nimrod from "Enigma Variations" - Edward Elgar/arr. Reed
Symphony No. 2 (Finale) - David Maslanka

Honors Chorus
Richard Weymuth, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO
Accompanist - Wiliam Buhr, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Gloria Patri from "Lauda Jerusalem" - Antonia Vivaldi/arr. Liebergen
The Promise of Living - Aaron Copland
The Awakening - Joseph Martin
Worthy to be Praised - Byron Smith
Oh, My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose - Rene Clausen
Away from the Roll of the Sea (SSAA) - A. Macgillivray/arr. Loomer
Sing Me to Heaven (TTBB) - Daniel Gawthorp

Honors Orchestra
Bridget-Michaele Reischl, Lawrence Conservatory of Music, Appleton, WI

William Tell Overture - Gioacchino Rossini
Firebird Suite (1919 Version) - Igor Stravinsky



For recordings of any of the above concerts, please contact Mark Custom Recording

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