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2004 All-State Conference

The 2004 All-State Conference, Making the Difference: The Value of Music in Our Schools, was held January 28-31, 2004 in Peoria, IL.



Jazz Night Concert - Friday, January 30, 2004

All-State Jazz Band
Janis Stockhouse, Bloomington High School North, Bloomington, IN

Well You Needn't - Thelonious Monk/Mark Taylor
Stolen Moments - Oliver Nelson/Paul Jennings
Two Seconds to Midnight - Alan Blaylock
The Zachman is Back - Mike Pendowski

Honors Jazz Choir
Greg Jasperse, Chicago, IL
Accompanist - Dan Solberg, Chris Nolte, Joel Styzens

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Come Home - Peter Eldridge
How High the Moon - Morgan Lewis/Stephen Zegree
Kick That Monley - Greg Jasperse
Voice Dance - Greg Jasperse
Pennies from Heaven - Arthur Johnston/Kirby Shaw
Young and Foolish - Horwitt and Hague (arr. Jennifer Barnes)
So Danco Samba - Jobim and Dedoraes (arr. Michele Weir)
Peace - Horace Silver (arr. Michele Weir)

Honors Jazz Combo
Terell Stafford, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Con Alma - Dizzy Gillespie
Peace - Horace Silver
Uranus - Walter Davis, Jr.
Web City - Bud Powell
Up Jumped Spring - Freddie Hubbard
Berda's Bounce - Terell Stafford
Bolivia - Cedar Walton

Honors Jazz Band
Ron Carter, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
We Be Jammin' - Frank Foster
Black and Tan Fantasy - Duke Ellington
Widow's Walk - Rick Margitza/Dan Gailey
Con Alma - Dizzy Gillespie/Michael Mossman
Firm Roots - Cedar Walton/Frank Foster
Bridging the Gap - Melton Mustafa
 



All-State Concert - Saturday, January 31, 2004

All-State Orchestra
Louis Bergonzi, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

Suite #2 (Romeo and Juliet) - Serge Prokofiev
In a Moment's Light - Paul Seitz
Prelude to Die Meistersinger - Richard Wagner

All-State Chorus
Mary Allice Stollak, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Accompanist - Constance Lyda, Lyons Township High School, LaGrange, IL

Consecrate the Place and Day - Lloyd Pfautsch
Be Thou a Smooth Way - Ralph M. Johnson
Sing and Dance for Joy (SSA) - Robert Jager
Simple Gifts - Rene Clausen
Loch Lomand (TTBB) - Dede Duson
Finale from The Gondoliers - Gilbert and Sullivan

All-State Band
Lawrence Stoffel, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Slava! - Leonard Bernstein/arr. Grundman
Incantation and Dance - John Barnes Chance
Sursum Corda - Edward Elgar/arr. Houseknecht
Knightsbridge March from London Suite - Eric Coates/arr. Williams

Grand Finale, The Combined All-State Organizations
Prairie Song, Op. 96 - Robert Sheldon 
Robert Sheldon, Conducting   



Honors Concert - Saturday, January 31, 2004

Honors Band
Kenneth G. Bloomquist, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Kirkpatrick Fanfare - Andrew Boysen
Amazing Grace - William Himes
Symphony No. 3 (Slavyanskaya) - Boris Kozhevnikov/arr. Bourgeois
National Emblem MarchE.E. Bagley/arr. Fennell

Honors Chorus
Richard Bjella, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
Accompanist - William Buhr, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Tema - Alfred Janson
Kasar mie la gagi (SSAA) - Alberto Grau
Reconciliation (TTBB) - Stephen Chatman
Ubi caritas - Maurice Durufle
Chichester Psalms (First Movement) - Leonard Bernstein
Dona nobis pacem (From Mass in b minor) - J.S. Bach/arr. Davis

Honors Orchestra
Akira Endo, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Dance Overture, Op. 62 - Paul Creston
English Dances - Malcolm Arnold

Grand Finale, The Combined Honors Organizations
Prairie Song, Op. 96 - Robert Sheldon 
Robert Sheldon, Conducting   



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

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