Band History – Season 31 (2022-2023)

2022 – 2023 Season

Lake Wobegon® Brass Band CDs are usually available for sale at most of our performances.  Click here to see a list of our past performances.

Fall Concerts

Conductor: Michael Halstenson

Performance #265 – Friday, October 7, 2022 – 7:30 PM

Sundin Hall @ Hamline University, St. Paul, MN

Prelude for an Occasion,  Edward Gregson
Scaramouche,  Darius Milhaud / arr. Howard Snell
Memories on Crimond,  Jessie Seymour Irvine / setting by Jack Stamp
Fantasy for Euphonium and Brass Band,  Philip Sparke
Lee Dummer, Euphonium
Outlander Medley,  Bear McCreary / arr. Michael Serber
Variations for Brass Band, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Jubilee!,  Paul Drury
Saturnalia,  Anthony O’Toole
Abide with Me (Eventide),  W.H. Monk / arr. Karl Jenkins / trans. Peter Graham
Let’s Face the Music and Dance,  Irving Berlin / arr. Goff Richards
The Padstow Lifeboat,  Malcolm Arnold
Finale from William Tell Overture, by Giacchino Rossini / arr. Gregor J. Grant

Performance #266 – Saturday, October 8, 2022 – 7:30 PM

Zion Lutheran Church, Anoka, MN

link to YouTube video of this performance

Prelude for an Occasion,  Edward Gregson
Scaramouche,  Darius Milhaud / arr. Howard Snell
Memories on Crimond,  Jessie Seymour Irvine / setting by Jack Stamp
Fantasy for Euphonium and Brass Band,  Philip Sparke
Lee Dummer, Euphonium
Outlander Medley,  Bear McCreary / arr. Michael Serber
Variations for Brass Band, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Jubilee!,  Paul Drury
Saturnalia,  Anthony O’Toole
Abide with Me (Eventide),  W.H. Monk / arr. Karl Jenkins / trans. Peter Graham
Let’s Face the Music and Dance,  Irving Berlin / arr. Goff Richards
The Padstow Lifeboat,  Malcolm Arnold
Finale from William Tell Overture, by Giacchino Rossini / arr. Gregor Grant

Performance #267 – Sunday, October 9, 2022 – 4:00 PM

Wildwood Artist Series, Mahtomedi HS, Mahtomedi, MN

link to YouTube video of this performance

Prelude for an Occasion,  Edward Gregson
Scaramouche,  Darius Milhaud / arr. Howard Snell
Memories on Crimond,  Jessie Seymour Irvine / setting by Jack Stamp
Fantasy for Euphonium and Brass Band,  Philip Sparke
Lee Dummer, Euphonium
Outlander Medley,  Bear McCreary / arr. Michael Serber
Variations for Brass Band, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Jubilee!,  Paul Drury
Saturnalia,  Anthony O’Toole
Abide with Me (Eventide),  W.H. Monk / arr. Karl Jenkins / trans. Peter Graham
Let’s Face the Music and Dance,  Irving Berlin / arr. Goff Richards
The Padstow Lifeboat,  Malcolm Arnold
Finale from William Tell Overture, by Giacchino Rossini / arr. Gregor Grant

 

Performance #268 – Friday, December 2, 2022 – 7:30 PM

Meetinghouse Church, Edina, MN

Welcome Christmas, Michael Halstenson
Ding Dong Merrily on High,  Traditional / arr. Roy Newsome
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly,  Traditional Polish / setting by Jack Stamp
Do They Know It’s Christmas?,  Bob Geldof and Midge Ure / arr. Alan Fernie
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,  Meredith Wilson/ Arr. Marco Middelberg
Gary Bird, tuba
Once in Royal David’s City,  Traditional / arr. Michael Halstenson
Gordy Nilsen, narrator
O Come, All Ye Faithful,  Traditional / arr. Sir David Willcocks / trans. Ray Steadman-Allen
Ad Optimum (To the Highest…) Peter Graham
A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson / arr. James Wood
We Wish You a Merry Christmas Arthur Warrell / Arr. Halyna Ovcharenko and Liz Lane
I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Kim Gannon and Walter Kent / arr. Michael Serber
‘And the heavens rang with great joy’ Michael Halstenson
Feliz Navidad, Jose Feliciano  arr. Rieks Van Der Velde
Silver Bells Jay Livingston and Ray Evans / arr. Jack Stamp
Brett Krohn, flugelhorn
Yule Dance, Philip Harper

 

Performance #269 – Saturday, December 3, 2022 – 7:00 PM

Blattner Energy Arts Theatre, Albany, MN

Welcome Christmas, Michael Halstenson
Ding Dong Merrily on High,  Traditional / arr. Roy Newsome
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly,  Traditional Polish / setting by Jack Stamp
Do They Know It’s Christmas?,  Bob Geldof and Midge Ure / arr. Alan Fernie
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,  Meredith Wilson/ Arr. Marco Middelberg
Gary Bird, tuba
Once in Royal David’s City,  Traditional / arr. Michael Halstenson
Gordy Nilsen, narrator
O Come, All Ye Faithful,  Traditional / arr. Sir David Willcocks / trans. Ray Steadman-Allen
Ad Optimum (To the Highest…),  Peter Graham
A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson / arr. James Wood
We Wish You a Merry Christmas,  Arthur Warrell / Arr. Halyna Ovcharenko and Liz Lane
I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Kim Gannon and Walter Kent / arr. Michael Serber
‘And the heavens rang with great joy’,  Michael Halstenson
Feliz Navidad, Jose Feliciano  arr. Rieks Van Der Velde
Silver Bells,  Jay Livingston and Ray Evans / arr. Jack Stamp
Lori Towner, vocalist
Yule Dance, Philip Harper

 

Performance #270 – Sunday, December 4, 2022 – 2:00 PM

Anoka Ramsey Community College, Anoka, MN

Welcome Christmas, Michael Halstenson
Ding Dong Merrily on High,  Traditional / arr. Roy Newsome
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly,  Traditional Polish / setting by Jack Stamp
Do They Know It’s Christmas?,  Bob Geldof and Midge Ure / arr. Alan Fernie
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,  Meredith Wilson/ Arr. Marco Middelberg
Gary Bird, tuba
Once in Royal David’s City,  Traditional / arr. Michael Halstenson
Gordy Nilsen, narrator
O Come, All Ye Faithful,  Traditional / arr. Sir David Willcocks / trans. Ray Steadman-Allen
Ad Optimum (To the Highest…) Peter Graham
A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson / arr. James Wood
We Wish You a Merry Christmas Arthur Warrell / Arr. Halyna Ovcharenko and Liz Lane
I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Kim Gannon and Walter Kent / arr. Michael Serber
‘And the heavens rang with great joy’ Michael Halstenson
Feliz Navidad, Jose Feliciano  arr. Rieks Van Der Velde
Silver Bells Jay Livingston and Ray Evans / arr. Jack Stamp
Lori Towner, vocalist
Yule Dance, Philip Harper