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Fall concert

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John G. Conyers Learning Academy, 2800 Central Road, Rolling Meadows, Illinois

The Northwest Concert Band announces its exciting fall concert "A Gershwin Fantasy and Beyond!" on Sunday, November 12, at 3:00 PM. Join us for an afternoon of music ranging from the Swing Era to symphonic specialties. Several selections highlight soloists from the band. Enjoy “A Gershwin Fantasy” featuring the saxophone section of Brian Miastro, Arlene Felt, Cary Hollander, and Bill White. The trumpet section with Matthew Bain, Calvin Boesch, A.C. Buehler, Phil Crail, Mike Golden, Lee Goldstein, John Hanssen, and Mike Madonia swing “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”. Sylvia Phillips enchants us with “Gabriel’s Oboe”. Typist Joan Rogers pecks away on “The Typewriter.” Other selections include “Variations on a Theme of Robert Schuman”, “Hebrides Suites”, “Lake Geneva Celebration”, “Rondo from Prelude, Siciliano”, and “Hopak from The Fair at Sorochyntsi.” Randy Steinberg, the band’s longtime conductor, leads the band. He is also a respected composer who arranged several of the pieces being performed. The Illinois Arts Council Agency provides financial support to the band.

The concert is at John G. Conyers Learning Academy, 2800 West Central Road, Rolling Meadows. Tickets are required and sold only at the performance. Admission is $10 for adults and children 18 and younger are free. Program and ticket sales to be announced. Children 18 and younger are free.

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Spring Concert

John G. Conyers Learning Academy, 2800 W Central Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

The Northwest Concert Band invites you to our spring concert. The program will consist of music from Hollywood and Broadway, several pieces showcasing brass players as soloists, and band favorites.  

Olympic Fanfare And Theme

Titanic Medley

Fantasy For Euphonium And Concert Band

Variations On A Korean Folk Song

Music From Braveheart

Selections from The Wiz

Pirates Of The Caribbean Medley-

Can't Stop Lovin' You

Tubby The Tuba

Mannin Veen “Dear Isle of Mann”

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Spring concert

St. Colette Church, 3900 Meadow Dr, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

The Northwest Concert Band is delighted to welcome everyone to our first spring concert in two years. Please join us for an afternoon of great music written or arranged for band.

The Ukrainian anthem The concert march Where the Black Hawk Soars In the First Light, in memory of Sean Reilly, son of clarinetist Jean Reilly. Composed by Randy Steinberg. Highlights from the musical The Music Man A suite of John Williams' music for the movie The Cowboy and the Cowgirl Fanfare and Call to the Post Symphonic highlights from Frozen Galop from Kabalevsky's The Comedians The symphonic suite Robin Hood Bandwagon

Tickets are $7 and are available at the door. Children 18 or younger are free.

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Holiday Concert

St. Colette Parish Hall, 3920 Pheasant Drive, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

The Northwest Concert Band proudly presents its annual Holiday concert featuring old and new seasonal favorites in old and new arrangements. This one-hour concert is a free event.

Fanfare for Christmas

Do You Hear What I Hear

Fantasia on a 13th Century Carol

Lo How a Rose E’Er Blooming

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Stille Stille Stille

A Kwanzaa Celebration

Christmas Festival (led by 2 vocalists)

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Program

Festival Prelude – Alfred Reed  

Pavanne – Morton Gould  

Skylark – Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael  
Vocalist Leah Novak and pianist Allan Kaye 

Montage (Tribute to Ralph Wilder) – Randy Steinberg 

The Lion King – Elton John, Tim Rice, and Hans Zimmer  

Strike Up the Band – George and Ira Gershwin 

Incantation and Dance – John Barnes Chance  

Straighten Up and Fly Right – Nat King Cole 
Vocalist Leah Novak and pianist Allan Kaye  

Chorale and Shaker Dance – John Zdechlik  

Amber Waves of Grain – James Curnow  

Benediction – John Stevens 
Clarinet Soloist: Greg Mullen