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2010 All State Conference

The 2010 All-State Conference, Music: A Sound Investment, was held January 27-30, 2010 in Peoria, IL.



Jazz Night Concert - Friday, January 29, 2010

All-State Jazz Band
Brian Logan, Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
For Gil - Tom Matta
Azulito - Ray Santos
Blues for Mr. P - Jim Martin
Haitian Fight Song - Charles Mingus/arr. Sy Johnson
Hullabaloo - Alan Baylock
The Peanut Vendor - Moises Simons/arr. Dick Vance
Samba Dees Godda Do It - Tom Kubis
The Sidewinder - Lee Morgan/arr. David Benoit/trans. Mark Lathan

Honors Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Kirk Marcy, Edmonds Community College, Mill Creek, WA
Accompanist - Daniel Solberg, Chris Nolte, Joshua Hunt

Take the A Train - arr. S. Zegree (Shawnee Press)
A Nightengale Sang in Berkeley Square - arr. G. Purling (Hal Leonard)
Devil May Care - arr. K. Marcy (Sound Music Productions)
When October Goes - arr. L. Cappello (Sound Music Productions)
This Can't Be Love - arr. G. Yasinitsky (Sound Music Productions)

Honors Jazz Combo
John Wojciechowski, St. Charles North High School, St. Charles, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
We See - Thelonius Monk
Hammerhead - Wayne Shorter
Con Alma - Dizzy Gillespie
Stablemates - Benny Golson
Invitation - Bronislav Kaper
Jazz Folk Song - John Wojciechowski
Tom Thumb - Wayne Shorter

Honors Jazz Band
David Sporny, University of Massachusetts, Amherstm MA

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Softly As In the Morning Sunrise - arr. Jake Epstein
To You - Thad Jones
So What - arr. Jeff Holmes
Sea Changes
 - Alan Baylock
Mopti - Don Cherry/arr. Chris Merz 



All-State Concert - Sarutday, January 30, 2010

All-State Orchestra
Jack Ranney, Champaign, IL

Ruslan and Ludmilla - Mikhail Glinka
Portrait Rhapsody for Orchestra - Sommerlatte
Merry Mount Suite - Howard Hanson

All-State Chorus
Robert Sinclair, VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, IL
Accompanist - Constance Lyda, Lyons Township High School, LaGrange, IL

The Last Words of David - Randall Thompson
Domine, ad adjuvandum me festina - Padre Martini
Winter - Z. Randall Stroope
Hodie - Joan Szymko
Tread Softly - Judith Herrington
Elijah Rock - Spiritual/arr. Moses Hogan

All-State Band
Robert Sheldon, Bloomington, IL

Beyond the Horizon - Rossano Galante
Shenandoah - Randol A. Bass
Atlantis: Lost CIty of the Ancients - Barry Milner
Danzas Cubanas - Robert Sheldon

Grand Finale, The Combined All-State Organizations
America, The Beautiful - Katherine Lee Bates/Samuel Augustus Ward/Setting by Carmen Dragon 



Honors Concert - Saturday, January 30, 2010

Honors Band
David R. Gillingham, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

Crest of Honor - David Gillingham
Wild Nights - Frank Tichelli
Be Thou My Vision - David Gillingham
Sails of Time - David Gillingham

Honors Chorus
Jon Hurty, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
Accompanist - William Buhr, College of DuPage, Glen Ellen, IL

A Jubilant Song - Norman Dello Joio
Lay A Garland - Robert Pearsall/ed. Bartlett
Fear No More the Heart O' th' Sun - David White
Mogami Gawa Funa Uta - Japanese Folk Song/arr. Osamu Shimizu
Amore de mi alma - Z. Randall Stroope
Desh - Indian Raga/arr. Ethan Sperry

Honors Orchestra
Jean Montes, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

Short Ride in a Fast Machine - John Adams
Red Cape Tango - Michael Daugherty
Danse Capoise - Ludovic Lamothe/Orchestration by Jon Jost
Danse Sacral from Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) - Igor Stravinsky

Grand Finale, The Combined Honors Organizations
America, The Beautiful - Katherine Lee Bates/Samuel Augustus Ward/Setting by Carmen Dragon 



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

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