Performance: Think Spring! Concert – Tuesday, March 3, 2015

On Tuesday, March 3, Northview’s 8th Grade Concert Band shared the stage with Centennial’s 10th Grade Symphonic Band and 11-12th Grade Wind Symphony, along with our first-place winning ensembles from the Perry Band Olympics. Highlights included a performance of “Happy Birthday” learned entirely from solfege and narration by superintendent, Dr. Bruce Kimpston!

1st Place Ensembles
11-12 Flute Duet: Rondo by Kuhlau
11-12 Clarinet Trio: Magical Triptych by Takahashi
11-12 Chamber Ensemble: Snow of an Aynu Village by Fukushima

Northview 8th Grade Concert Band
Into the Dragon’s Keep by Sarah Smith
Arabian Dances by Roland Barrett

Centennial 10th Grade Symphonic Band
Måndalen Landscapes by Philip Sparke
Biberussa by Bert Appermont

The Symphonic Band also prepared two other pieces that they recorded a few days after the concert:
The Blue and the Gray by Clare Grundman
English Folk Song Suite – III. March – Folk Songs from Somerset by Ralph Vaughan-Williams

Centennial 11-12th Grade Wind Symphony
Ride by Samuel Hazo
Godzilla Eats Las Vegas by Eric Whitacre featuring Dr. Bruce Kimpston

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