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2001 All-State Conference

The 2001 All-State Conference, Vision 20/20: Focus on the Future, was held January 24-27, 2001 in Peoria, IL.



Jazz Night Concert - Friday, January 26, 2001

All-State Jazz Band
Tom Flanigan, Elgin District U46, Elgin, IL

Nostalgia in Times Square - Charles Mingus/arr. Cuber
That's What I Thought - Paul McKee
Polka Dots and Moonbeams - Van Huesen/arr. Wirtel
Perdido - Lensfelder/Drake/Tizol/arr. Ellington

Honors Jazz Choir
Gene Aitken, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Accompanist - Dan Solberg, Chris Reyman, Darin Hotlhaus

Summertime - George Gershwin and Dubose Heyward/arr. Tommy Kamp
Honeysuckle Rose - Fats Waller/arr. Matt Cattingub
Without a Song - William Rose, Edward Eliscu and VIncent Youmans/arr. Kirby Shaw
Come Rain or Come Shine - Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen/arr. Mac Huff
Harvest - John Harmon/arr. Doug Snapp 

Honors Jazz Combo
Shelly Berg, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Birdlike - Freddie Hubbard
Moanin' - Bobby Timmons
Cook's Bay - Kenny Barron
Milestones - Miles Davis

Honors Jazz Band
Mike Steinel, North Texas University, Denton, TX

Ko Ko - Duke Ellington
Vine Street Rumble - Benny Carter
Samba de los Gatos - Mike Steinel
Blues and More - Miek Steinel
Skylark - Hoagy Carmichael/arr. Steinel
Spectrum - Bob Mintzer
Lowdown - Thad Jones 



All-State Concert - Saturday, January 27, 2001

All-State Orchestra
Jack Ranney, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Roman Carnival Overture - Hector Berlioz
The Walk to Paradise Garden - Delius/Beecham
Symphony No. 2 Finale - Sibelius

All-State Chorus
Laura Lane, Knox College, Galesburg, IL
Accompanist - William Buhr, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Gloria et Honore - John Michael Haydn
If Love Should Count Your Worthy - James Mulholland
Water Night - Eric Whitacre
Love is a Rain of Diamonds (SSA) - Gwyneth Walker
Prayer of the Childre (TTBB) - Bestor/arr. Klouse
My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord - arr. Moses Hogan

All-State Band
Margene Pappas, Oswego Community School District #308, Oswego, IL 

Montmarte March (from "The Paris Suite") - Haydn Wood/Robert Hawkins
The Heart of the Morn - H. Owen Reed
Themes from Green Bushes - Percy Grainger, setting by Larry Daehn
Vesuvius - Frank Ticheli 



Honors Concert - Saturday, January 27, 2001

Honors Band
Timothy Mahr, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

L'Inglesina (Little English Girl) - D. Delle Cese/Bourgeois
The Soaring Hawk - Timothy Mahr
Fantasia Variations of Eternal Alleluias - Daniel Kallman

Honors Chorus
Jerry Blackstone, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Accompanist - Julie McClarey, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Honor and Glory - J.S. Bach/arr. Ehret
I will Be Earth - Walker
I Thank You God - Eric Whitacre
Ah si mon moine voulait danser (SSA) - Patriquin
Walk in Jerusalem (TTBB) - arr. Rardin
Kpanlongo - arr. Bermel

Honors Orchestra
Timothy Russell, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Rienzi Overture - Richard Wagner
The Pines of Rome - Ottorino Respighi

Grand Finale, The Combined Honors Organizations
The Mystic Trumpeter - Andrew Kinney



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

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