Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Spring Program

PWE - Spring Concert 2018
 “30th Anniversary Concert”

Commissioned Overture                               Scott Perkins
                                   
To the Summit!                                              Robert W. Smith

Lux Aurumque                                              Eric Whitacre

Illumination                                                   David Maslanka

Intermission

Florentiner March                                        Julius Fucik

A Hymn to the Beauty that Was                  Jane Russell Bate

Once more Unto the Breach                          Stephen Melillo
1.      At the Speed of Dark
2.      I Shall Hear in Heavan
3.      Once More Unto the Breach


Sunday, September 10, 2017

First Rehearsal

Hi All,
  It's finally here.  Our first rehearsal.

Tuesday, 7:00 at Plainville High School.

We will run the program and also talk about out trip to Buffalo in the spring.  What an exciting year we have ahead.

See you on Tuesday.

Ken

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Buffalo Here We Come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Fall Program

Hi All,
  I can't begin to tell how excited I am for the upcoming Season.  This is going to be a great year.  Below is the program for our Fall concert.  Be on the look out for an email from Kathie that will have all of the dates and details.

Ken


PWE - Fall Concert 2017

Americana Fantasies

Star Spangled Banner (1’53”)                                                                             John Stafford Smith
                                                                                                                                    Arr. Igor Stravinski
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1taQl-wOmo                       Transcribed for Band by Ken Bagley

Armed Forces Salute (4’59”)                                                                                    arr.  Bob Lowden
                                                                                                                                   
Festival Overture on the American National Aire “The Star Spangled Banner” (6’48”)                                                                                                                                                              Dudley Buck
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvh9Gh3nHw0                                       

Appalachian Morning  (3’55”)                                                                                    Robert Sheldon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Tx0H0BmUk                                       

Suite of Old American Dances                                                                        Robert Russell Bennett
I.         Cake Walk (4’04”)                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buXqgk2-mu4
II.        Schottische (2’57”)                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNxNawFHCN4
III.      Western One-Step (3’36”)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oyGiQyLb0w
V.         Rag (3’56)                              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AryADId85Y4
                                                                                                                       
Intermission

Fantasy on Yankee Doodle (6’48)                                                                                Mark Williams
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1-XRt1Yu-Q                                         

Americana Folk Suite                                                                                                      Barry Kopetz
I.                   The Young Man who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn (1’28”)
II.                Sweet Nelly (2’58”)
III.             The Little Old Sod Shanty (1’47”)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsVM7_2XNVY                                    

Variations on “America” (7’33”)                                                                                      Charles Ives

                                                                                                                        

Monday, July 24, 2017

Videos starting to appear on YouTube

Hi All,
  Check out the new PWE YouTube Channel.  Strong to Save and the Video concert are now posted.  More to come.

Ken



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKutu0mLHtCYijsg8Rc_rHQ/videos


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Norton Park Concert CANCELLED

Hi All,
  Mother Nature has done it again.  Because of the wet and Cold we will not have our concert tonight.  Please make sure you will be at rehearsal next week.  Time away from this music makes us vulnerable to careless mistakes.  See you on the 13th and then on the 24th.

Thanks
Ken

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