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Encore at Orchestra Hall
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Encore at Orchestra Hall

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor

Old Wine in New Bottles
      Gordon Jacob
Fervent Is My Longing/Fugue in G minor
      Johann Sebastian Bach/Lucien Calliet
Suite of Old American Dances
      Robert Russell Bennett
Porgy and Bess
      George Gershwin/Ralph Herman
      David Davis, saxophone
Slavic Farwell
      Vasilij Ivan Agapkin

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MusicConnect with Rockford HS
Mar
14
7:30 PM19:30

MusicConnect with Rockford HS

MusicConnect with Rockford High School
Jerald Ferdig, Conductor

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor
Kristin Cooper, Oboe

Performance by Rockford High School Band
   Selections listed at concert

Selections to be performed by Encore
Divertissement (1929) - Ibert / Wolfram
  1. Introduction
  2. Cortége
  3. Nocturne
  4. Valse
  5. Parade
  6. Finale

March from Symphonic Metamorphosis - Paul Hindemith

Shepherd's Hey - Percy Grainger

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Encore at King of Kings LC
Mar
12
3:00 PM15:00

Encore at King of Kings LC

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor
Kristen Cooper, Oboe
Matthew Pellegrino, Charles B. Olsen Composer

Selections to be performed
Oboe Concert K314 - Mozart / Luckhardt
    Kristen Cooper, oboe

Winter Unending, Invincible Summer - Matthew Pellegrino
    2016-2017 Charles B. Olson Composer

Divertissement (1929) - Ibert / Wolfram
  1. Introduction
  2. Cortége
  3. Nocturne
  4. Valse
  5. Parade
  6. Finale

March from Symphonic Metamorphosis - Paul Hindemith

Shephrrd's Hey - Percy Grainger

 Matthew Pellegrino

Matthew Pellegrino

Originally from Long Island, NY, Matthew John Pellegrino is an award winning composer and classically trained oboist. Striving towards honest music with a unique energy and lyricism, Matt seeks artistic expression that honors his artistic influences and background.

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MusicConnect with Minnesota Junior Winds
Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

MusicConnect with Minnesota Junior Winds

NOTE: 7:30 Start Time

Minnesota Junior Winds
Charles Weise, Conductor
Dr. Robert Ouren, Conductor

Selections to be performed
Clash - Collins
Hymn for Band - Stuart
Escape from Chronopolis - Clark
Petite Symphonie - Gounod
Harry Potter  
A Galop to End All Galops - Barker

 Minnesota Junior Winds

Minnesota Junior Winds

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor
Tony Didier, Trumpet Soloist

Selections to be performed
American Overture - Joseph Wilcox Jenkins
October - Eric Whitacre
Stars in a Velvety Sky - Herbert Clark
    Tony Didier, trumpet soloist
Joy Ride - Michael Markowski

Charles Weise teaches at South View Middle School in Edina, MN and holds degrees from the University of St. Thomas and Penn State University. Previous teaching positions have included both high school and elementary band programs. He has served as director of community bands, and is in demand as a clinician and guest conductor. He is a National Board Certified teacher. Recently, Charles' 8th grade band from South View was selected to play at the Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) Midwinter Clinic.

 Charles Weise

Charles Weise

Dr. Robert Ouren has been a Minnesota music educator for over 35 years, graduating from Winona State College with a Bachelors degree, and receiving both his Master of Arts and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. In 1991, Bob became director of bands at Edina High School, where he directed the marching band as well as the Varsity and Symphonic Bands and Jazz Band. Bob has been a wind section coach for the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies for over ten years. Bob recently retired from public school teaching but remains very active through these opportunities as well as mentoring and research/advocacy work.

 Dr. Robert Ouren

Dr. Robert Ouren

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Encore presents - Musical Mosaics
Oct
27
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - Musical Mosaics

2013 Season

Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Jan Possehl Scholl, clarinet
at Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church

Procession of Nobles - Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov, arr. Erik Leidzen
Funeral Music for Rikard Nordraak - Edvard Grieg, ed. Fred Fennell
Concerto for Clarinet, Op. 26 - Carl Maria von Weber
L'Inglesina March- David Delle Cese, arr. John Bourgeois
Toccata Marziale - Ralph Vaughan Williams
My Jesus! Oh What Anguish - Alfred Reed
Alleluia, Laudamus Te - Alfred Reed

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Nov
19
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - Variations on America

2006 Season - Celebrating 10 Years

Wayzata Community Church Music Series
Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Tony Didier, trumpet
at Wayzata Community Church

Overture to Candide - Leonard Berstein
American Elegy - Frank Ticheli
Short Symphony - Libby Larsen
Stars In A Velvety Sky - Herbert Clark
Variations on “America” - Charles Ives
Suite of Old American Dances - Robert Russell Bennett

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Oct
30
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - A Children's Concert

2006 Season - Celebrating 10 Years

Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Tony Didier, trumpet
at St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church

On The Mall - Franko Goldman
Disney Around the World - James Christensen
October - Eric Whitacre
Amparita Roca - Jaime Texidor
Stars In A Velvety Sky - Herbert Clark
Pirates of the Caribbean - A Symphonic Portrait - Klaus Bedelt, arr. Ted Ricketts
“Cake Walk” from Suite of Old American Dances - Robert Russell Bennett
Barnum and Bailey's Favorite - Karl King

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Apr
6
1:00 PM13:00

Encore presents - Time in the Winds: A Musical Informance

2002 Season

Time in the Winds: A Musical Informance
Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Dick Wyland, clarinet
at Benson Great Hall

Serenade in E Flat Major, K.375 - Wolfgang A. Mozart
Concerto for Clarinet - Rimsky-Korsakoff
First Suite in Eb - Gustav Holst
Postcard to Meadville, PA - Frank Ticheli
Slavonic Dance No. 72 - Antonin Dvorak

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Oct
27
1:00 PM13:00

Encore presents - The Twilight Labyrinth

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2002 Season

The Twilight Labyrinth: Music of Mystery & Imagination
Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Jenny Hanson, flute
at Benson Great Hall

Chorale Preludes - Johannes Brahms
"Nimrod" from Enigma Variations - Edward Elgar
Incantation & Dance - John Barnes Chance
Night Soliloquy - Kent Kennan
Ghost Train - Eric Whitacre
"March" from Symphonic Metamorphoses - Paul Hindemith
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine - John Philip Sousa

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Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - A Spring Concert

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1999 Season

Jerry Luckhardt, guest conductor
Paul Kile, euphonium
Benson Great Hall, Bethel University

Fanfare from "La Peri" - Paul Dukas
Early Light - Carolyn Bremer
Amazing Grace - William Himes, ed. Luis Maldonado
Chester - William Schuman
Suite Francaise - Darius Milhaud
Variations on "America" - Charles Ives, trans. William E. Rhoads
Morceau Symphonique - Allexandre Guilmant, arr. Wesley Shepard
Petite Symphonie - Charles Gounod
The Gallant Seventh - Sousa, ed. Fennell
Americans We - Henry Fillmore

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Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

Encore presents - A Spring Concert

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1999 Season

Jerry Luckhardt, guest conductor
Paul Kile, euphonium
Phipps Center for the Arts

Fanfare from "La Peri" - Paul Dukas
Early Light - Carolyn Bremer
Amazing Grace - William Himes, ed. Luis Maldonado
Chester - William Schuman
Suite Francaise - Darius Milhaud
Variations on "America" - Charles Ives, trans. William E. Rhoads
Morceau Symphonique - Allexandre Guilmant, arr. Wesley Shepard
Petite Symphonie - Charles Gounod
The Gallant Seventh - Sousa, ed. Fennell
Americans We - Henry Fillmore

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Jan
25
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - A Winter Concert

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1997 Season

Charles B. Olson, conductor
Julie Goos & Melissa Krohn, flute
at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University

Tulsa - Don Gillis, trans. Maurice Ford
Pavane for a Dead Princess - Maurice Ravel, trans. Jack LaBauve
Dance of the Spirits of Fire - Gustav Holst
Concerto in C for Two Flutes (Mvmt 1) - Franz Joseph Haydn, arr. M.L. Lake
Suite for Military Band from Sigurd Jorsalfar - Edvard Grieg, trans. Maj. Dale Harpham
The Cowboys - John Williams, arr. Jim Curnow
The Fairest of the Fair - Sousa, ed. Frederick Fennell
The Girl I Left - Leroy Anderson

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Feb
23
3:00 AM03:00

Encore presents - A Winter Concert

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1996 Season - The Inaugural Season

Charles B. Olson, conductor
Dick Wyland & Patricia West, clarinet
at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University

Colas Breugnon Overture - Dmitri Kabalevsky, trans. Walter Beeler
Enigma Variations, Opus 36 - Edward Elgar, arr. Earl Slocum
Concertpiece No. 2, Opus 114 - Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Harry Gee
A Somerset Rhapsody - Gustav Holst, trans. Clare Grundman
William Byrd Suite - Gordon Jacob
Symphonic Marches - Richard Rogers
Danzon - Leonard Berstein, arr. John Krance

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