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1992 All-State Conference

The 1992 All-State Conference, Music Makes the Difference, was held January 30-February 1, 1992 in Peoria, IL.



Jazz Night Concert - Friday, January 31, 1992

All-State Jazz Choir
Antonio Garcia, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

The Best of Big Band - arr. Anita Kerr
Journey - Antonio Garcia
First Impressions - Antonio Garcia
Love is Here to Stay - arr. Kirby Shaw
Ray's Rockhouse - arr. Steve Zegree

All-State Jazz Band
James Warrick, New Trier High School

Time Lock - Jeff Jarvis
A Little Minor Booze - arr. Dave Barduhn
Invitation - arr. Dave Wolpe
Samba Con Gustavus - Gary Carney
Brazilian Affair - Bob Mintzer
If Fugato Go - James Warrick

All-State Jazz Combo
Bob Washut, University of Northern Iowa

The Lord's Calypso - Jack Walrath
Colonel Sanchez - Bob Washut
The Creeper - Marvin "Smitty" Smith
Skylark - Hoagy Carmichael
Blue Daniel - Frank Rosolino

All-State Honors Jazz Band
Steve Wiest, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Hipper By the Dozen - Al Horney
To You - Thad Jones
All of Me - Thad Jones
The Tunnel - Bob Mintzer
Gotham City - Steve Wiest 



All-State Concert - Saturday, February 1, 1992

All-State Orchestra
Marilyn Kesler, Okemos, MI

Prelude to "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" - Richard Wagner
Masquerade Suite (selected movement) - Aram Khachaturian
Symphony No. 8 in G Minor, Finale - Antonin Dvorak, opus 88

All-State Chorus
Dale Grotenhuis, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA
Accompanist - Jane Kenas, Chicago, IL

The Promise of Living - Aaron Copland
Gradual (Os Justi) - Anton Bruckner
Nigra Sum (I Am Black) - Pablo Casals
The Pasture from "Frostiana" - Randall Thompson
Song of Triumph - Dale Grotenhuis
El Vito - Mack Wilberg

All-State Band
Victor Markovich, The Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

March "The Southerner" - Russell Alexander/arr. Glenn Cliffe Bainum
First Suite in E Flat - Gustav Holst
Ye Banks and Braes O'Bonnie Doon - Percy Grainger
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night - Elliot Del Borgo 



Honors Concert - Saturday, February 1, 1992

Honors Band
Harry Begian, Hubbard Lake, MI

Toccata - Frescobaldi
Armenian Dances, Part 1 - Alfred Reed
The Free Lance - John Philip Sousa
La Fiesta Mexicana - H. Owen Reed

Honors Chorus
Elvis Coble, Joliet, IL
Accompanist - Rebecca Wilt, Urbana, IL

The Promise of Living - Aaron Copland
Gradual (Os Justi) - Anton Bruckner
Three Songs from Sweden, No. 1: "A Girl Merrily Was Dancing" - arr. Henry Hallstrom
Stouthearted Men - arr. Walter Scotson
Let Thy Deeds Be Glorious - ed. Don Malin
El Vito - Mack Wilberg

Honors Orchestra
Akira Endo, University of Florida, Miami, FL

Festive Overture - Dimitri Shostakovich, opus 96
English Dances - Malcolm Arnold 

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