Youth (Orchestra)

Showcasing the brass family against the lush musical backdrop of a Symphony Orchestra, this highly interactive program spans music from several centuries and styles. The personal warmth of the musicians and clever introductions educate and inspire young audiences while entertaining the entire family.

Classical Brass

Overture to The Barber of Seville     Rossini

Procession of the Nobles       Rimsky-Korsakov

Horn Concerto No. 3      Mozart

Trumpet Concerto in Eb       Haydn

Concerto for Trombone      Gröndahl

Concerto for Bass Tuba in F      Vaughan Williams

Dance Suite

    Sabre Dance        Khatchaturian

    Russian Sailor's Dance from the Red Poppy    Gliere

    Slavonic Dance No. 7       Dvorak

"Meet the Brass"
introduces each instrument of the Brass Quintet  with short comic poems in the style of "Carnival of the Animals"

    Ob-li-Di, Ob-li-Da       McCartney & Lennon
    (tuba featured on this rollicking familiar tune by the Beatles)

    Amparito Roca       Texidor
    (fiery Spanish trumpet feature)

    Lassus Trombone       Fillmore
    (trombone novelty rag made popular by the J.P. Sousa band,
     featuring a trombonist soloist strolling (sometimes running!)
    through the audience.

    Le Basque       Marais
    (the famous Dennis Brain encore based the old French tune. Guaranteed to start an audience clapping along.)

    William Tell Overture       Rossini
    (A condensed version featuring the well-known "hi-ho Silver song")

New Orleans Brass

Tin Roof Blues   Melrose, Brunies, Rappolo, Mares, Stitzel, Pollack

Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans?   Alter

Sugar Foot Stomp       Oliver

Hello, Dolly!        Herman

Swingin' Brass

It Don't Mean a Thing      Ellington

Sing, Sing, Sing!        Prima

 The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy     Raye


The Stars and Stripes Forever      Sousa

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