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2005 All-State Conference

The 2005 All-State Conference, One Song: Many Voices, was held January 26-29, 2005 in Peoria, IL.



Jazz Night Concert - Friday, January 28, 2005

All-State Jazz Band
Sam Fagaly, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Cubano Chant - Ray Bryant (arr. Michael Philip Mossman) (Hal Leonard)
Dance of Denial - Michael Philip Mossman (Hal Leonard)
Raise My Rent - Gordon Goodwin (Barnhouse)
Seven Steps to Heaven - Victor Feldman and Miles Davis (arr.  Manny Mendelson) (Kendor)
Samba Ti Kaye - Mark Taylor (Hal Leonard)
Saralon Blues - Thomas Frederickson (Doug Beach/Kendor)

Honors Jazz Choir
Michael Molloy, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Accompanist - Daniel Solberg, Chris Nolte, Darin Holthaus

Will It Play in Peoria - Michael Molloy (Manuscript)
S'Wonderful - arr. Phil Mattson (Warner Bros.)
Sing, Sing, Sing - arr. Darmon Meader (Shawnee Press)
So Danco Samba - arr. Michele Weir (Mich Music)
On a Clear Day - arr. Steve Zegree
Lullaby of Birdland - arr. Paris Rutherford

Honors Jazz Combo
Kim Richmond, Hollywood, CA

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
All Blues - Miles Davis
Back Play - Kim Richmond
Common Denominator - Kim Richmond
CrossWeave - Kim Richmond
In Fine LIne - Clay Jenkins
Lazy Afternoon - Standard
Pass It On - Dave Holland
Sucrose Detox - Kim Richmond
Touch of Your LIps - Ray Noble
Trains - Kim Richmond
Yesterdays - Standard
You Don't Know What Love Is - Standard
You Stepped Out of a Dream - Standard

Honors Jazz Band
Robert Lark, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Bluff Point - John LaBarbera (Kendor)
Chelsea Bridge - Billy Strayhorn (arr. Mark Taylor) (Cherry Lane)
First Love Song - Bob Brookmeyer (Kendor)
Oye Como Va - Tito Puente (arr. Michael Philip Mossman (Hal Leonard)
Jeru - Gerry Mulligan (arr. Mike Tomaro) (Hal Leonard)
Public Domain - Rick Lawn (Kendor)
Salt Peanuts - Dizzy Gillespie and Kenny Clark (arr. Mark Taylor) (MCA Music)
Trinita - Mark Taylor (Hal Leonard)
We'll Be Together Again - Carl Fischer and Frankie Laine (arr. Frank Mantooth) (Kendor)
Ya Gotta Make the TIme - Bill Liston (Kendor) 



All-State Concert - Saturday, January 29, 2005

All-State Orchestra
Robert Frelly, Chapman University, Orange, CA

Festive Overture - Dimitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 4 in f minor (IV - Allegro con fuoco) - Peter Ilytch Tchaikovsky

All-State Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Accompanist - Constance Lyda, Lyons Township High School, LaGrange, IL

Musick's Empire - Lloyd Pfautsch
Music Spread Thy Voice Around - G.F. Handel
Yo Le Canto Todo El Dia (SA) - David Brunner
In Taberna from "Carmina Burana" (TTBB) - Carl Offf
Five Hebrew Love Songs - Eric Whitacre
Rytmus - Hrusovsky

All-State Band
Joseph Manfredo, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Homage to Perotin from "Medieval Suite" - Ron Nelson
Toward the Sunrising - James Curnow
Loch Lomond - Frank Ticheli
Rejoicing from the "Three Revelations from the Lotus Sutra" - Alfred Reed

Grand Finale, The Combined All-State Organizations
Battle Hymn of the Republic - William Steffe/arr. Peter Wilhousky 
Col. Timothy W. Foley, Retired, Conducting  



Honors Concert - Saturday, January 29, 2005

Honors Band
Col. Timothy W. Foley, Retired, United State Marine Corps, Washington, DC

Masque - Andrew Boysen
O Magnum Mysterium - William Himes
Niagra Falls - Boris Kozhevnikov (arr. Bourgeois)
Convention of the Cordials and Wines
from "People Who Live in Glass Houses"
- John Philip Sousa/Bourgeois 

Honors Chorus
Edith Copley, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Accompanist - William Buhr, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

The Gradual (Os Justi) - Anton Bruckner
J'entends le Moulin - Donal Patriquin
Psalm 23 (SSA(A)) - Z. Randall Stroope
Tres Cantos Nativos Dos Indios Krao - Marcus Leite
The Awakening (TTBB) - Joseph M. Martin
Shout Glory - Byron J. Smith

Honors Orchestra
Bridget-Michael Reischl, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Blue Cathedral - Jennifer Higdon
Romeo and Juliet (Overture-Fantasy) - Peter Ilytch Tshaikovsky

Grand Finale, The Combined Honors Organizations
Battle Hymn of the Republic - William Steffe/arr. Peter Wilhousky 
Col. Timothy W. Foley, Retired, Conducting   



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

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