2016-2017 Concert Season

Tickets are $10.00 per concert ($8 for seniors) or $30.00 ($24 for seniors) for season tickets and may be purchased through the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center by phone ((309) 694-5136) or in person. There is limited availability at the door the day of the performance.

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 2:30 PM

Jim Tallman, Conductor

  • Mother Goose - John Philip Sousa
  • Overture in B Flat - Caesar Giovannini, arr. Wayne Robinson
  • Suite for Tuba - Don Haddad, arr. Clemons
    • Jim Wellwood, Tuba Soloist
    1. Andante Espressivo
    2. Allegro Maestoso
  • Third Movement from Symphony No. 2 - Howard Hanson, arr. McBeth
  • Be Thou My Vision - Larry Clark
  • Galop - Dmitri Shostakovich, trans. Hunsberger
  • Allegro Barbaro - Bela Bartok, arr. Tom Wallace
  • Four Dances from "West Side Story" - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Ian Polster
    1. Scherzo
    2. Mambo
    3. Cha-Cha
    4. Cool (Fugue)
  • A Simple Song - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Michael Sweeney
  • Slava! - Leonard Bernstein, trans. Clare Grundman
  • Rolling Thunder - Henry Fillmore, ed. Frederick Fennell
  • Salute to America's Finest - arr. Paul Lavender

Music of the Season
Friday, December 7, 2018, 7:30 PM
@Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center at Morton High School, Morton, IL

Jim Tallman, Conductor

  • Sparkling Lights - Matt Conway
  • A Holiday Rhapsody - arr. Larry MacTaggart
  • Carnival of Venice - arr. Del Staigers
    • Justin Bainter, Trumpet Soloist
  • Variants on a Mediaeval Tune - Norman Dello Joio
  • A Chanukah Celebration - arr. David Bobrowitz, Kenneth P. Soper
  • Holiday Piece - David Foster, arr. Jay Dawson
  • Emmanuel Variants - Robert E. Foster
  • Gesu Bambino - Pietro A. Yon, arr. Andy Clark
  • Minor Alterations - David Lovrien
  • Go Tell It on the Mountain - arr. Jay Dawson
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful - James Swearingen

Road Trip USA
Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2:30 PM

Jim Tallman, Conductor

  • Armed Forces Salute - Arr. Bob Lowden
  • Duet from Don Carlo - Guiseppe Verdi, arr. Johan de Meij
    • Carl Anderson & Dan Dietrich, Trombone Soloist
  • Arlington (Where Giants Lie Sleeping) - Paul Murtha
  • Rushmore - Alfred Reed
  • The Liberty Bell March - John Philip Sousa, arr. Brion/Schissel
  • The Star Spangled Banner - arr. John Williams
  • Blue Ridge Reel - Brian Balmages
  • Bayou Breakdown - Brant Karrick
  • Let Freedom Ring - Ryan Nowlin
  • Metroplex - Robert Sheldon
    • Robert Sheldon, Guest Conductor
  • Conversations - Chandler L. Wilson

Reconnected (with Fox Valley Concert Band)
Sunday, May 5, 2019, 3:00 PM
@Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles, IL

Around the World in 80 (or so) Minutes
Friday, May 10, 2019, 7:30 PM

Jim Tallman, Conductor

  • Lawrence of Arabia - Maurice Jarre, arr. Alfred Reed
  • Four Scottish Dances - Malcolm Arnold, arr. John Paynter
    1. Pesante
    2. Vivace
    3. Allegretto
    4. Con brio
  • Girl with the Flaxen Hair - Claude Debussy
  • Morceau Symphonique - Wesley Shepard/Alexandre Guilmant
    • Logan Jackson, Student Soloist
  • Mt. Everest - Rossano Galante
  • Under the Double Eagle - J F Wagner
  • ReConnected - Craig Fitzpatrick
    • Craig Fitzpatrick, Guest Conductor
  • Jurassic Park Sountrack Highlights - John Williams, arr. Paul Lavender
  • Stars & Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

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