Cary Town Band - Past Concerts 2010 - 2011

Concerts are listed starting with the most recent at the top and digressing backwards.


Summerfest 4th of July

Monday July 4, 2011, 5:45 PM
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Regency Park
Cary, NC

The Cary Town Band, the North Carolina Symphony, and fireworks - what could make the 4th of July more perfect. Come join Summerfest 2011 for their annual 4th of July Celebration. The big event starts around 5:45 PM when the Cary Town Band brings you an old fashion play-in-the-park afternoon concert just like your great grandparents enjoyed a hundred years ago when they celebrated the 4th of July. Patriotic music, circus music, some famous Broadway recollections, and more, while stretched out on a blanket on the grass. Come enjoy the fun with the band, the symphony, and culminating with the best fireworks display in the Triangle area. Don't miss it.

Concert performance order:

B10 Finlandia (Warm-up) J. Sibelius
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126 The Thunderer John Philip Sousa
74 Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohen
166

Bugler's Holiday *
    Soloists: Milton Carawan
                 Meryl Moore
                 Carole Netherton

Leroy Anderson
110 Morning, Noon & Night in Vienna * Franz von Suppé
325b Schottische from
Suite of Old American Dances
*
Robert Russell Bennett
325c Western One-Step from
Suite of Old American Dances
*
Robert Russell Bennett
2 Americans We * Henry Fillmore
418 The Music Man * Meredith Willson
413 Sleigh Ride * Leroy Anderson
70 The Stars & Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

Shukran U.S.A. -
24th Annual Patriotic Celebration

Sunday, July 03, 2011, 7:30 PM
Sertoma Amphitheatre, Bond Park
Cary, NC

Come join us for the 24th annual pre-4th of July patriotic salute to our nation's birth and the service personnel past and present who have helped secure our liberty and freedom. Hear Buglers bugle and Yankees doodle dandily. Hear that Liberty Bell ring along with other familiar marches and tunes that complement the occasion. Our speaker this year is Liza Kamal Fatoohi Murad (Liz Holoman), originally from somewhere else, recounting from a different perspective what there is to love about "The United States" of America and the 4th of July – “Shukran U.S.A.” It’s an annual event you will not want to miss. See you there.

Concert performance order:

53 The Liberty Bell * John Philip Sousa
74 Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohen
166

Bugler's Holiday *
    Soloists: Milton Carawan
                 Meryl Moore
                 Carole Netherton

Leroy Anderson
378 Fighting Marines * Michael Zavoski
94 American Salute * Morton Gould
450 Bagdad (March & Two-Step)
from The Lady of the Slipper
Victor Herbert
  "Shukran U.S.A." Guest Speaker:
Liza Kamal Fatoohi Murad
(Liz Holoman)
63 On the Mall * Edwin Franko Goldman
  Post the colors Boy Scouts of Occoneechee Council
Girl Scouts of Coastal Pines Council
419 Armed Forces -
Pride of America *
Arr. Larry Clark & Greg Gilpin
419 Taps (CTB Trumpets)
419 Salute to service personnel (CTB - Scout announcers)
419 America the Beautiful
Pledge of Allegiance
(Audience - led by Scout)
419 Star Spangled Banner (CTB)
70 The Stars & Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

March Around the World

Friday, May 06, 2011, 7:30 PM
Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park
Cary, NC

The traditional musical “march” is a phenomenon of western civilization, first appearing in Europe in the late 16th century. Now, a march is a march is a march, right? Well, not exactly. Marches come in many flavors with characteristic differences, depending on the setting and the nationality and culture of the composer. Come explore with the band as we march around Europe and America to sample a wide variety of musical delights from a smorgasbord filled with “marches”. From north to south, from east to west, from a street parade to a tattoo, from a funeral to the concert hall to the circus, we’ll nibble a little of each as we March Around the (western) World. This is an all-expenses-paid trip you won’t want to miss, room and board included.

The Concert Silly Prizes for this concert - For attendees who brought their tickets: reminiscent of New Orleans and "When the Saints Go Marching In", a box of Zatarain's® Black Beans and Rice and a box of pasta; reminiscent of "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite", a box of (Circus) Animal Crackers. Congratulations to the drawing winner: Gayle Haines of Cary, NC.

Concert performance order:

126 American The Thunderer John Philip Sousa
33 Czech Florentiner March * Julius Fučik
113 Swedish Italia Sam Rydberg
184 Norwegian Valdres * Johannes Hanssen
452 German Deutshe Art * Carl Teike
85a Austrian Unter dem Doppeladler Josef Franz Wagner
323 Russian Marche Slave * Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
435 Portuguese O Vitinho * Francisco M. Neto
417 Italian Inglesina Davide Delle Cese
331 English Eagle Squadron * Kenneth J. Alford
449 Polish Funeral March Frédéric Chopin
448 Dixieland When the Saints Go Marching In ª Traditional/
H. Walters
11 Circus Barnum and Bailey's Favorite (Encore) Karl L. King
ª Music from the Chatfield Brass Band Library.
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

Triangle Flight of Honor

Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 7:30 PM
Raleigh-Durham Intrenational Airport
Terminal 1 Parking Atrium

The Triangle Flight of Honor is flying 100 World War II vets to Washington, DC to see their WWII memorial and several more memorials while there - Iwo Jima, Navy Museum, Air Force memorial, Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Marine barracks at 8 and 1, maybe the museum at Dulles. When they return to RDU, they are brought back into the parking atrium at RDU Terminal 1 to a heroes' return. The time for a band playing is roughly 7:30 pm thru 9:00 pm. In the past, there have been crowds in the 1500 to 1800 size giving the vets a welcome home that they never got. There are flags, posters, families, hugs and lots of tears - and a band. Read more at their website - www.triangleflightofhonor.com

Concert performance order:

84b Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key, Arr. J. P. Sousa
126 The Thunderer John Philip Sousa
53 The Liberty Bell John Philip Sousa
2 Americans We Henry Fillmore
193 Walking Frog Karl L. King
228 You're a Grand Old Flag George M. Cohan
125 Semper Fidelis John Philip Sousa
92 Washington Post March John Philip Sousa
11 Barnum and Bailey's Favorite Karl L. King
315 Broadway One-Step Karl L. King
394 U.S. Field Artillery March, The John Philip Sousa
439 Strike Up the Band George and Ira Gershwin
331 Eagle Squadron Kenneth J. Alford
390 Anchors Aweigh Charles A. Zimmermann
391 The Marines' Hymn (Jacques Offenbach 1859)
393 The U.S. Air Force March Robert Crawford
70 The Stars & Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
2 Americans We * Henry Fillmore
125 Semper Fidelis * John Philip Sousa
228 You're a Grand Old Flag * George M. Cohan
70 The Stars & Stripes Forever * John Philip Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

American Heritage

Friday, March 25, 2011, 7:30 PM
Senior Center, Bond Park
Cary, NC

With the arrival of Spring, join with the band as we musically recall our American Heritage - hymns, folksongs, marches, and likable tunes by American composers. Directed by Assistant Conductor Yoshio Nakamura, you’ll hear hymns of our armed services and the Christian tradition. There will be favorite American tunes old and new from Stephen Foster to Leroy Anderson. You’ll march at the circus and tap your toes to familiar folksongs from our first century. There may even be a little history while remembering our heroes. Who knows what delightful memories may pop up as we celebrate our American Heritage. Be there and you will.

The Concert Silly Prizes for this concert - For attendees who brought their tickets: The American Heritage Dictionary, 4th edition; a small Whitman Chocolate Sampler box; and three US state quarters: Iowa, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Congratulations to the drawing winner: Arleon Orndorff of Cary, NC. For attendees who picked up tickets at the door: a toy hoe/rake garden tool and a pair of garden gloves. Congratulations to the drawing winner: Jean Hausey of Cary, NC.

Concert performance order:

437 Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key, Arr. US Army
360 Powhatan’s Daughter John Philip Sousa
133 Stephen Foster Favorites Stephen Foster / Arr. Kurt Sorbon
441 Foster on My Mind Stephen Foster /
Arr. Takashi Hoshide
427 All Hail the Power W. Lewis
429 Kentucky - 1800 Clare Grundman
451 53rd Iowa N.G. March C.A. Fraser / Arr. Floyd J. St Clair
326 An American Portrait James Swearingen
424 Rolling Thunder Henry Fillmore
430 On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss David R. Holsinger
425 Aviation Tournament March Karl L. King
432 To Reap the Blessings of Freedom Arr. Douglas E. Wagner
426 Arms of America Arthur Pryor
431 The Syncopated Clock Leroy Anderson
439 Strike Up the Band George & Ira Gershwin /
Arr. Jerry Brubaker
438 Hoe Down (from Rodeo) (encore) Aaron Copland / Arr. John Moss

Vienna - City of Dreams

Friday, February 11, 2011, 7:30 PM
Senior Center, Bond Park
Cary, NC

Vienna – a city of romance and intrigue, of theater and music, of grand balls and folk dancing, of hopes and dreams. Come spend a winter evening with the band as we celebrate Vienna – over the centuries, the home of and the inspiration for some of the world’s greatest music and musicians – with overtures, grand waltzes, polkas, and marches by von Suppé, Strauss, Fučík, and Translateur. And you must not miss the special presentation by Herr Profesor Doktor Ingenieur Hans Stadelmier who will reprise his entertaining, humorous and informative "Akordeon Lektur" from Little German Band Heimatabends in 1979 and 1982, including his performance of "Vienna – the City of Dreams." Join us for an unforgettable evening recalling Wien.

The Concert Silly Prizes for this concert - For attendees who brought their tickets: (Morning) morning glory seeds, regular coffee; (Noon) sunflower seeds, a Coca Cola; (& Night) moon flower seeds, decaffinated coffee; hand-made European chocalate mushrooms, small jelly doughnuts. Congratulations to the drawing winner: I. Justick of Cary, NC. For attendees who picked up tickets at the door: two small tins of Vienna Sausages. Congratulations to the drawing winner: Dani Feierstein of Cary, NC.

Concert performance order: **

19 Children of the Regiment, The * Julius Fučík
110 Morning, Noon & Night in Vienna * Franz von Suppé
42a Im Krapfenwald'l * Johann Strauss, Jr.
73 Stories of the Vienna Forest Johann Strauss, Jr.
------ Akordeon Lektur Herr Profesor Doktor Ingenieur Hans Stadelmier
64a O du mein Österreich ** Franz von Suppé /
Fredinand Preis
175 Vom Donauufer Julius Fučík
446 Radetzky - Marsch * (encore) Johann Strauss, Sr.
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** Creating the atmosphere of a Viennese Ball, the band eschewed the usual green-coat Town Band uniforms and appeared in tux and ball gowns. They were later joined by dancers from the Little German Band and Dancers, who waltzed away as the band played Viennese waltzes. At the end, some danced with young people from the audience as a few couples from the audience joined in. Wiener Prateleben by Siegfried Translateur was omitted due to time constraints.

For the Holidays

Friday, December 10, 2010, 7:30 PM
Senior Center, Bond Park
Cary, NC

Joining again with the Cary Senior Center in celebrating this holiday season, the band invites you to join us as we bring you music for the holidays. You’ll sing along with old familiar carols you’ve sung for years. You’ll hear popular songs of the season, frequently dreaming about white stuff on the ground. And of course there’ll be a Sleigh Ride, courtesy of Leroy Anderson. There may even be a few premiers of holiday pieces crafted especially for the band. Come enjoy all your favorite melodies as we bring you music for the holidays.

The Concert Silly Prize for this concert - winter wonderland dish towels, a dip mix bowl, and miniature seasonal cards. Congratulations to the drawing winner: Francis Underwood of Cary, NC.

Concert performance order:

400 Adeste Fideles * Traditional / Arr. J. Ployhar
404 Do You Hear What I Hear N. Regney, G. Shayne /
Arr. J. Nowak
445 Pat-A-Pan (A Fantasy) H. Kay / Arr. C. Grundman
443 Froehliche Weihnachten L. Conley
411 March of the Toys
(From Babes in Toyland)
V. Herbert / Arr. S. Nestico
409 The Happy Sound of Christmas Arr. E. Gilman
447 Carol of the Bells * M.D. Leontovych /
Arr. S. Holoman
401 A Christmas Festival * L. Anderson
B41 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear E. Sears, R.S. Willis
B51 O, Little Town of Bethlehem P. Brooks, L.H. Redner
B48 Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Traditional
415 Winter Wonderland F. Bernard, D. Smith
Arr. J. Edmondson
413 Sleigh Ride * L. Anderson
444 Merry Christmas or Bust (encore) Arr. L. Kerchner
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

Ollie Fest 2010

Thursday, December 02, 2010, 6:00 PM
Oak Grove Elementary School, Cary, NC
“Tis the Season to be Ollie” Festival

Selections

92 The Washington Post J.P. Sousa
193 The Walking Frog K. King
202 Carolina in the Morning W. Donaldson
198 Beer Barrel Polka L. Brown, W. Timm,
& J. Vejoda
194 Over the Stars Waltz K. King
43 Instant Concert H. Walters
B49 Deck the Hall Welsh Air
B48 Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Traditional
B45 Jingle Bells J. Pierpont
315 Broadway One-Step K. King
246 The Big Cage K. King
B43 O Come, All Ye Faithful J. Reading
B42 Silent Night F. Gruber
B47 Joy to the World G.F. Handle
415 Winter Wonderland F. Bernard /
Arr. J. Edmondson
124 High School Cadets J.P. Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

Veteran's Luncheon

Friday, November 05, 2010, 12:15 PM
Herb Young Community Center, Cary, NC

Concert performance order:

84b Star Spangled Banner (Sousa) Bb ª F.S. Key / W. Damrosch, Arr. J.P. Sousa
376 God Bless America ª I. Berlin
92 Washington Post J.P. Sousa
228 You're a Grand Old Flag G.M. Cohan
419 Armed Forces - Pride of America Arr. L. Clark & G. Gilpin
93 Battle Hymn of the Republic ª Arr. P. Wilhousky
70 Stars and Stripes Forever J.P. Sousa
ª Performed with Cary Christian School Choir, James Baker, Director.

Train Depot Dedication

Monday, October 25, 2010, 11:30 AM
Cary Amtrack Train Depot, Cary, NC

Concert performance order:

15 The Billboard J. Klohr
194 Over the Stars Waltz K. King
46 The Klaxon H. Fillmore
202 Carolina in the Morning W. Donaldson
99 I've Been Working on the Railroad Arr. R. Phelps
  New Depot Dedication Ceremony Dignitaries and guests
92 The Washington Post J.P. Sousa
246 The Big Cage K. King

Move Your Feet

Friday, October 22, 2010, 7:30 PM
Senior Center, Bond Park
Cary, NC

Does music ever make you want to move your feet – to waltz or tango, polka or march, or just shuffle around? Then this concert is for you, full of just those kinds of music to help you move those feet. Featuring Bennett’s Suite of Old American Dances, with moves you probably haven’t seen recently, there’ll also be a Blue Tango, a mournful waltz, a Strauss Polka, and even Arabian Dances (belly-dancers optional). To top it all off we’ll hear from The Music Man with Lida Rose, Marian the Librarian, and the whole cast dancing off with 76 Trombones. We’ll toss in a few more irresistible rhythms and guarantee you’ll leave with your feet moving. Come dance with us.

The Concert Silly Prize for this concert:

  • paper napkins printed with western boots (recalling the "Western One-Step" movement of the "Suite of Old American Dances"),
  • a bookmark printed with "Dance from story to story",
  • a packet of tissues (for wiping away tears from all the "sad" music featured),
  • a 4x6 picture frame with a ballet slippers tassle (for dancing) including a picture of the 1987 Cary Town Band (the picture on the top of the History page ) trimmed to show the CTB banner, bass drum, our beloved bass drummer for so many years, Milderd Phelps, two tuba players, and former director and founder Dr. Jim Hammerle.
Congratulations to the drawing winner: Lisa Tichavsky of Cary, NC
.

Concert performance order:

300 Chicago Tribune March * W.P. Chambers
117a Tico Tico * Z. de Abreu
117b Perfidia * A. Dominiguez
128 Tritsch-Tratsch Polka * J. Strauss, Jr.
153a Ungarische Tanze 5 J. Brahms
440 Fiddle Tunes Traditional / Arr. S. Holoman
167 Blue Tango * ª L. Anderson
325 Suite of Old American Dances * R.R. Bennett
164 Valse Triste J. Sibelius
418 The Music Man * ** M. Willson / Arr. P. Lang
336 Comedians' Gallop * (encore) D. Kabalevsky
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** Music courtesy of Needham B. Broughton High School Music Department,
      Jeffery H. Richardson, Band Director.
ª Concert interrupted just prior to this piece by a fire alarm in the Senior Center. Everyone exited the ballroom into the cool evening. No Fire. False alarm. Concert resumed.

In the Army Now

(With the 82nd Airborne Division "All American" Band,
Bandmaster and Commander CW2 Russell J. Houser)
Friday, September 10, 2010, 7:30 PM
Sertoma Amphitheatre, Bond Park
Cary, NC

The band opens this concert season with “army music” – music written for or by soldiers; music recalling events involving armies; and, joining forces with the 82nd Airborne Division "All American" Band from Fort Bragg, music performed with active army personnel. Of course the US Army march, Sousa’s US Field Artillery, will be included along with British and Russian Army marches. We’ll hear about Anderson’s Phantom Regiment and boogie with a bugle boy. Von Suppé’s Light Cavalry charges and we'll recall some battle in 1812. All together, it will be an explosive and grand musical event you won’t want to miss. See you in the field.

The Concert Silly Prize for this concert - an official Army combat uniform design backpack filled with three footballs (deflated so they couldn't be thrown at the band), nine cold-weather head protective units (pullover fleece hats), and six Army tee-shirts all with the DSTB (Division Special Troops Battalion - the Band's parent organization) logo.. Congratulations to the drawing winner: Ann Barns of Raleigh, NC.

Concert performance order:

437 Star Spangled Banner F.S. Key, Arr. US Army
394 U.S. Field Artillery March, The J.P. Sousa
50 Light Cavalry Overture, The * F. Von Suppé
165 Phantom Regiment, The L. Anderson
205 Vanished Army K. Alford
66 Presidential Polonaise J.P. Sousa
12 British Eight * Z. Elliott
199 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy * D. Raye & H. Prince
262 Russian Army March * Arr. R. Moon
Army 1812 Overture * P. Tchaikovsky,
Arr. M. Hindsley
70 (encore) Stars and Stripes Forever * J.P. Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

Lazy Daze

August 28, 2010, 09:15 am
Fidelity Stage - Downtown,
Cary, NC

Late August – the dog days of summer – lazy days – the perfect time for the 34th Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival – a day filled with exhibits and shopping and entertainment of all varieties. And what better way to start the festival than with the Cary Town Band on the main stage in downtown Cary – in the morning before the heat of the day.  As you start enjoying all the activities, stop by to hear rousing marches, circus melodies, old-timey rags, and a waltz or two.  It will have you tapping your toes and dancing off to see all there is to see at this year’s Lazy Daze Festival.  We’ll see you there.

Selections included:

269 National Emblem * E.E. Bagley
GR6 Auf der Vogelwiesse Polka * J. Poncar
20 Northern Pines * J.P. Sousa
250 Surrey with the Fringe on Top O. Hammerstein
332 Invercargill March * A. Lithgow
198 Beer Barrel Polka * L. Brown, W. Timm,
& J. Vejoda
364 Blaze Away A. Holtzmann
381 Waltzing Cat, The L. Anderson
287 Caravan Club March, The * K. King
281 Turkish Towel Rag T. Allen
125 Semper Fidelis * J.P. Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.