Marching Band

Bringer of Joy

Level: Intermediate
A journey from Dark to Light - Bringer of Joy is a fantasy on the beloved work "Jupiter" by Gustav Holst. The main theme weaves its way through the program in unexpected ways, and creates a great through-line for a variety of programatic concepts.

Dystopia

Level: Intermediate - Advanced
For ensembles eager to explore the darker end of the conceptual spectrum, “Dystopia” offers a harrowing and cinematic musical interpretation of the words of legendary author, George Orwell, and the world in which Big Brother antagonizes its citizens by stripping them of their humanity - ever observant and always watchful.

City of Lights

Level: Intermediate
City of Lights is a charming show with a french flair. The parisian mood is pervasive throughout the musical score which includes melodies from the movie "Amelie" and an arrangement of "Reverie" by
Claude Debussy.

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Follow the Leader

Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Follow the Leader is an upbeat music score with room for both the winds and the percussion to shine. The show is very versatile and can fit many different concepts. The first and second productions carry a variety of styles from driving, to heroic, to virtuosic. The third production is an arrangement of Dvorak's Largo followed by an aggressive percussion feature and a majestic finale.

Scheherazade

Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Here it is! Our version of the classic work by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. An unforgettable musical score with and adventerous percussion layer.

360

Level: Advanced
Based on the abstraction of circular motion, this musical score is high velocity and a challenge for both winds and percussion. The first movement features a french horn trio and the second movement features a flugal horn soloist. This show was an original composition for the 2013 WBA 5A Grand Champion: Upland High School.

Red Planet

Level: Advanced
Inspired by Gustav Holst's "Mars" from the Planets, this show is an exciting look into mankind's fascination with our neighboring planet. The percussion demand is very high and the winds have an aggressive role as well.

The Art of Structure

Level: Intermediate
Inspired by the blending of the organic and the inorganic, Art of Structure is a fusion of natural beauty and the cold precision of the mechanical. The second movement is an arrangement of Elgar's Nimrod and is a great opportunity to showcase the lyricism of your ensemble.

Heart of the Machine

Level: Advanced
"Heart of the Machine" features the music of Sergei Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony as well as music from his Ballet, Cinderella. A mechanical representation of the human heart, this show combines the angular sounds of an aggressive percussion book with the lush orchestration for the band.

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Impressions

Level: Intermediate
"Impressions" is our homage to the great Claude Debussy. The show weaves in and out of Clair de Lune, the Girl with the Flaxen Hair, Danse and Nocturnes.

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Level: Advanced
"Where the Sidewalk Ends" is a fantastical musical production inspired by the famous poem by Shel Silverstein. This show is full of musical acrobatics and excitement, as well as a majestic middle movement.
Soloists include Flute and Alto Saxophone.

The Gates

Level: Advanced
The Gates was inspired by the art work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude and the large orange set of gates they installed in New York's Central Park.

The Mission

Level: Intermediate
From takeoff to objective, The Mission takes you alongside the experiences of a navy pilot. Cinematic in nature, the opening production depicts the call to arms and takeoff. The second production follows the pilot through the tranquil and reflective part of his flight. The third production showcases the percussion ensemble in a dogfight and the final movement is a heroic return home.

Heroes and Villains

Level: Intermediate
The ultimate battle vs. good and evil. Heroes and Villains is inspired by the iconic comic book narrative.

The Sands of Time

Level: Intermediate - Advanced
The Sands of Time is an energetic arrangement of some of the music from the Prince of Persia movie and an arrangement of Tangiers by John Powell. There are a couple moments to feature a fantastic flute soloist in this show. The third production features an extended percussion feature in which the band joins the percussion on hand drums for a crowd pleasing finale.

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