Marching Band

Everest

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Description

Level: Intermediate
Amidst the towering monolith known as Everest, “only the strong and the lucky survive” this emotional and adventurous musical journey. The intriguing awe and majesty of this “place above all others, where dreams are chased above the clouds” comes to life through the development of musical phrases as delicate as the white snow, later evolving into fierce avalanches of articulate sound punctuated by contemporary soundscapes and thrilling percussive and wind literature. Though described in the show’s narrative as a “desolate, deathly place”, the combination of the production’s intense musical phrases and evocative nuance offers multiple opportunities for a compelling musical and visual journey – exploring every facet of “Everest’s” formidable and legendary terrain through grandiose musical statements, leaving viewers with an unforgettable experience.

Instrumentation

Music By Kevin Shah
Battery Percussion by Mike Jackson

Winds Difficulty: Intermediate
Percussion Difficulty: High Intermediate

Instrumentation:

Flute
Clarinet
Bass Clarinet
Alto Sax (2)
Tenor Sax
Bari Sax
Trumpet (3) + Solo
Horn
Low Brass (2)
Tuba

Snare Line
Tenor Line
Bass Drums (5)

Xylophone / Bells
Vibraphone (2)
Marimba (3)
Synthesizer (2) + 1 Optional
- MainStage File Included
Timpani
Auxiliary Percussion (2)