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Sound and Light
Nov
24
3:00 PM15:00

Sound and Light

Encore at Roseville Lutheran Church

Sound and Light

Encore Wind Ensemble
Catherine Sinon Bushman, Guest Conductor

Pathfinder of Panama - John Philip Sousa
Byzantium - Nicole Chamberlain
Home Away from Home - Cathy Likhuta
Sound and Smoke - Viet Cuong
Pictures at an Exhibition - Mussorgsky/Patterson

Roseville Lutheran Church

Roseville Lutheran Church

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Catharine Sinon Bushman is the Wind Ensemble Conductor and Assistant Professor of Music Education at St. Cloud State University. Her teaching responsibilities include Wind Ensemble, conducting and courses in music education.

Dr. Bushman received a DMA in Wind Conducting at The University of Texas at Austin in 2012. She holds degrees in Music Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University. Previously, Dr. Bushman served on the faculty of Winthrop University where she led the Symphonic Band, taught graduate and undergraduate courses in music education, and supervised student interns.

Dr. Bushman was an Assistant Director of Bands at Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia from 1998-2007. Her professional memberships include College Band Directors National Association, Women Band Directors International, Minnesota Music Educators Association and Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.

She maintains an active schedule as a guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician for marching and concert bands. She has presented at the state and national level on teaching in disadvantaged communities, mentoring of women band directors, woodwind pedagogy and diversity in programming. In 2016, Dr. Bushman began conducting the St. Cloud Municipal Band, an all-adult concert band that performs locally and abroad.

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Music and Text with Jack Stamp
Mar
10
3:00 PM15:00

Music and Text with Jack Stamp

Encore Wind Ensemble with Jack Stamp

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jack Stamp, Guest Conductor

“Overture” from “Romeo & Juliet” - David Diamond
Accolade - Fisher Tull
Chorale and Toccata - Robert Jager
Pastime - Jack Stamp
Three Ohio Songs - Jack Stamp
Hope Terry Ralph, soprano
A Solemn Place - Wayne Ocquin

Jack Stamp

Normandale Lutheran Church

Jack Stamp is Professor of Music, Chairperson of the Music Department and Director of Band Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and teaches courses in graduate conducting. He received his Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree from IUP, a Master's in Percussion Performance from East Carolina University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Conducting from Michigan State University where he studied with Eugene Corporon.

He is active as a guest conductor, clinician, adjudicator, and composer throughout North America and Great Britain. His compositions have been commissioned and performed by leading military and university bands across the United States. (from www.jackstamp.com)

 
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Encore at Wayzata Community Church
Apr
23
3:00 PM15:00

Encore at Wayzata Community Church

Encore Wind Ensemble
Timothy Mahr, Guest Conductor

Selections to be performed
An American Fanfare - Rick Kirby
Rest - Frank Ticheli
Symphony #1 - Timothy Mahr
The Liberty Bell - Sousa/Brion

Timothy Mahr

Timothy Mahr

Dr. Timothy Mahr is a professor of music at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, where he is the Conductor of the St. Olaf Band and teaches courses in composition, conducting and music education.

Previous to his 1994 appointment at St. Olaf College, Mahr was Director of Bands at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, for ten years and taught instrumental music at Milaca High School (MN) for three years. Mahr is the principal conductor of the Twin Cities-based Minnesota Symphonic Winds and, while in Duluth, was the founder and conductor of the Twin Ports Wind Ensemble.

He is Past President of the North Central Division of the College Band Directors National Association (1999-2001), and has served on the Board of Directors of the National Band Association (1996-98) and was a founding board member of the Minnesota Band Directors Association. He is presently the North Central Division Representative on the CBDNA Commissioning Committee.

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Joint Concert with the U of M Symphonic Band
Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

Joint Concert with the U of M Symphonic Band

University of MN Symphonic Band
Timothy Diem, Conductor

Children's March - Percy Aldridge Grainger
Variations on Solid Rock - Jack Stamp
Gloriosa - Yasuhide Ito

Encore Wind Ensemble
Lyndsay Boyd, Guest Conductor

Death by Tango, Edward Fairlie

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jack Stamp, Guest Conductor

Symphonic Songs, Robert Russell Bennet
Songs of Abelard, Norman Dello Joio
 

Jack Stamp is Professor of Music, Chairperson of the Music Department and Director of Band Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and teaches courses in graduate conducting. He received his Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree from IUP, a Master's in Percussion Performance from East Carolina University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Conducting from Michigan State University where he studied with Eugene Corporon.

He is active as a guest conductor, clinician, adjudicator, and composer throughout North America and Great Britain. His compositions have been commissioned and performed by leading military and university bands across the United States. (from www.jackstamp.com)

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Encore presents - Song & Dance
Apr
10
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - Song & Dance

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jack Stamp, Guest Conductor

Selections to be performed
Bandancing, Jack Stamp
  I. City Shuffle
  II. Tango
  III. Waltz
  IV. Slow Dance
  V. Last Dance
Rhosymedre, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Lenny's Dance, Ben Blasko
Symphonic Songs, Robert Russell Bennet
Terpsichore, Fisher Tull
Songs of Abelard, Norman Dello Joio

Jack Stamp is Professor of Music, Chairperson of the Music Department and Director of Band Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and teaches courses in graduate conducting. He received his Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree from IUP, a Master's in Percussion Performance from East Carolina University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Conducting from Michigan State University where he studied with Eugene Corporon.

He is active as a guest conductor, clinician, adjudicator, and composer throughout North America and Great Britain. His compositions have been commissioned and performed by leading military and university bands across the United States. (from www.jackstamp.com)

 

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Encore at Wayzata Community Church
Apr
26
3:00 PM15:00

Encore at Wayzata Community Church

2014 Season

Dr. Richard K. (Rik) Hansen, conductor
at Wayzata Community Church

"Jubilee" from Symphonic Sketches - George Whitefield Chadwick 
When Jesus Wept - William Schuman
Sketches on a Tudor Psalm - Fischer Tull
Cotilion Suite - Arthur Benjamin / Silvester
Canzon a 12 - Giovanni Gabrieli
Petite Symphonae - Charles Gounod
Gone - Scott McAllister
Pavane, Op. 50 - Gabriel Faure / Hansen
Danse Bacchanale (Samson et Delilah, Op. 47) - Camille Saint-Saens
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine - John Philip Sousa

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Encore at St. Mary's Catholic Church
Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

Encore at St. Mary's Catholic Church

2014 Season

Dr. Richard K. (Rik) Hansen, conductor
at St. Mary's Catholic Church

"Jubilee" from Symphonic Sketches - George Whitefield Chadwick 
When Jesus Wept - William Schuman
Sketches on a Tudor Psalm - Fischer Tull
Cotilion Suite - Arthur Benjamin / Silvester
"Argyle" Canzon a 12 - Giovanni Gabrieli
Petite Symphonae - Charles Gounod
Gone - Scott McAllister
Pavane, Op. 50 - Gabriel Faure / Hansen
Danse Bacchanale (Samson et Delilah, Op. 47) - Camille Saint-Saens
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine - John Philip Sousa

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MusicConnect with East Ridge High School
Feb
18
7:00 PM19:00

MusicConnect with East Ridge High School

2014 Season

Heidi Johanna Miller & James Patrick Miller, conductors
Special guest, Charlie Bond (Winner 2014-2015 Charles B. Olson Young Composers Contest)
MusicConnect with East Ridge HS Band
at East Ridge High School

Selections from the following:
Orient et Occident - Camille Saint‐Saens
Against - Charlie Bond (Winner of 2014-2015 Charles B. Olson Young Composers Competition)
Evening Music - Jayce Ogren
Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo - Gustav Holst
O Magnum Mysterium - Morten Lauridsen
The Florentiner - Julius Fucik  

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Encore at Irondale High School
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

Encore at Irondale High School

2014 Season

Joint concert with Gustavus Wind Orchestra
Heidi Johanna Miller & James Patrick Miller, conductors
at Irondale High School

Orient et Occident - Camille Saint‐Saens
Against - Charlie Bond (Winner of 2014-2015 Charles B. Olson Young Composers Competition)
Evening Music - Jayce Ogren
Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo - Gustav Holst
O Magnum Mysterium - Morten Lauridsen
The Florentiner - Julius Fucik 

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MusicConnect with Tartan High School
Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

MusicConnect with Tartan High School

2014 Season

Heidi Johanna Miller & James Patrick Miller, conductors
MusicConnect Concert with Tartan HS Band
at Tartan High School

Overture to Colas Breugnon - Dmitri Kabalevsky
Tower Music - Alan Hovhaness 
Variations on a Shaker Melody - Aaron Copland 
Serenade in c minor- W. A. Mozart
Allerseelen- Richard Strauss
Symphony for Band - Vincent Persichetti

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Encore at MMEA
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

Encore at MMEA

2013 Season

Jerry Luckhardt, Craig Kirchhoff, Kathy Romey, and Matthew Mehafey, conductors
Special Guests, Charles Lazarus, trumpet, and Justin Weiss, composer
at Minneapolis Convention Center - MMEA Convention

Overture in C, Op. 24 - Felix Mendelssohn
My Jesus! Oh, What Anguish - J. S. Bach arr. Alfred Reed
Toccata Marziale - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Landscapes - Justin Weiss, Winner of the Charles B. Olson Young Composers Contest
Oblivion - Astor Piazzolla
Trumpet Concerto - Harry James arr. Dean Sorenson
Charles Lazarus, trumpet
"Machine" from Symphony No. 5 - William Bolcom
Symphony No. 7 - Howard Hanson
University of Minnesota Choir
Kathy Romey, Matthew Mehaffey, conductors

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Encore presents - I Look To The Heavens
Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - I Look To The Heavens

2012 Season

Donald Krubsack, guest conductor
at Wayzata Community Church

Canzon Primi Toni from the Sacred Symphoniae - Giovanni Gabrieli
Chorale and Alleluia - Howard Hanson
Lincolnshire Posey - Percy Grainger
Serenade for 13 winds, Op. 7 - Richard Strauss
Sunrise at Angel's Gate - Philip Sparke
"Marsch" from Symphonic Metamorphosis - Paul Hindemith

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MusicConnect with Rosemount High School
Mar
10
3:00 PM15:00

MusicConnect with Rosemount High School

2012 Season

Jerry Luckhardt and Steve Olson, conductor
Grant Luhmann* - 2012-2013 Charles B. Olson Young Composers Winner
MusicConnect with Rosemount HS Band
at Rosemount High School

Chester (Overture for Band) - William Schuman
Hold This Boy and Listen - Carter Pann
"Cakewalk" for Wind Band - Grant Luhmann*
Give Us This Day: A Short Symphony - David Maslanka

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Encore presents - Americana
Feb
27
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - Americana

2010 Season

Encore Wind Ensemble & Oratorio Society of Minnesota
Dr. Alicia Neal & Dr. Matthew Mehaffey, conductors
at Wayzata Community Church

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key
“Apollo Unleashed” from Symphony No. 2 - Frank Ticheli
Amazing Grace - arr. William Himes
American Salute - Morton Gould
Symphony No. 7 "Sea Symphony"- Howard Hanson
The Promise of Living - Aaron Copland

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Encore presents - Seasons of Change
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Encore presents - Seasons of Change

2008 Season

Dr. Mary K. Schneider, guest conductor
at Stillwater High School

Toccata Marziale - Ralph Vaughn Williams
The Courtly Dances from Gloriana, Op. 53 - Benjamin Britten
Strange Humors - John Mackey
As the scent of spring rain... - Jonathan Newman
Four Scottish Dances - Malcolm Arnold
BSO Forever March - Leonard Bernstein

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Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

MusicConnect at White Bear Lake High School

2007 Season

Jerry Luckhardt & Robert Rantanen, conductors
Charles Lazarus, trumpet
MusicConnect with White Bear HS Band
at White Bear High School

Celebrations - John Zdechlik
After A Gentle Rain - Anthony Iannaccone
An Original Suite - Gordon Jacob
Carnival of Venice - Jean Baptiste Arban
Mother Earth Fanfare - David Maslanka
Chester Overture for Band - William Schuman
Easter Monday on the White House Lawn - John Philip Sousa
Whiz Bang - Shelley Hanson

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Encore presents - Celebrating Past, Present & Future
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Encore presents - Celebrating Past, Present & Future

2006 Season - Celebrating 10 Years

Jerry Luckhardt & Shelley Hanson, conductors
Carolyn Pratt, soprano
Elbert Liu, 2006 CBO Young Composers Winner
at MMEA Mid-Winter Clinic at Minneapolis Convention Center

Colas Breugnon Overture, Op. 24 - Kabalevsky
Revolvz - Elbert Liu
Io Son L'umile Ancella - Francesco Celia, trans. Luckhardt
Abanian Dance - Shelley Hanson
Capriccio from Scarlatti, Op. 17 - Shostakovich
Short Symphony - Libby Larsen

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Apr
15
7:00 PM19:00

Encore at the MENC National Biennial In-Service Conference

2003 Season

Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Charles B. Olson & Shelley Hanson, guest conductors
Eugene Rosseau, alto saxophone
at the MENC National Biennial In-Service Conference
Minneapolis Convention Center

Southern Harmony - Donald Grantham
Volver a la Montaña - Shelley Hanson
Diversion - Bernard Heiden
Stardust - Hoagie Carmichael
Ye Banks & Braes o' Bonnie Doon - Percy Grainger
Slavonic Dance Op. 72, No. 7 - Antonin Dvorak

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Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - A Spring Concert

  • Benson Great Hall, Bethel University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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

  • Phipps Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

Encore presents - A Wildwood Artist Series Performance

1999 Season

Paul Niemisto, guest conductor
at the Chautauqua Fine Arts Center

Spitfire - James Barnes
Hammersmith - Gustav Holst
Mock Morris - Percy Grainger, trans. Joseph Kreines
Old Wine and New Bottles - Gordon Jacob
An Original Suite - Gordon Jacob
Pineapple Poll - Arthur Sullivan, arr. MacKerras
Illyrian Dances - Guy Woolfenden
The Dam Busters - Eric Coates
March of the Mogul Emperor - Edward Elgar

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Nov
7
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - A Fall Concert

  • Benson Great Hall, Bethel University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

1999 Season

John Zdechlik, guest conductor
at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University

The Glory of the Yankee Navy - Sousa
A Movement For Rosa - Mark Camphouse
Entry March Of The Boyars - Johan Halvorsen
Procession of the Nobles - Rimsky-Korsakov, arr. Leidzen
Hats Off To Thee - John Zdechlik
Bugler's Holiday - Leroy Anderson, ed. Fennell
Prelude and Fugue - John Zdechlik
Celebrations - John Zdechlik
Invictus - Fucik

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Oct
17
3:00 PM15:00

Encore presents - A Fall Concert

1999 Season

John Zdechlik, guest conductor
at Stillwater High School

The Glory of the Yankee Navy - Sousa
A Movement For Rosa - Mark Camphouse
Entry March Of The Boyars - Johan Halvorsen
Procession of the Nobles - Rimsky-Korsakov, arr. Leidzen
Hats Off To Thee - John Zdechlik
Bugler's Holiday - Leroy Anderson, ed. Fennell
Prelude and Fugue - John Zdechlik
Celebrations - John Zdechlik
Invictus - Fucik

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