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.

Friday, October 14, 2016, 7:30 PM

Jim Tallman, Conductor

  • joyRiDE - Michael Markowski
  • Chester - William Schuman
  • No Shadow of Turning - David R. Gillingham
  • Superman March - John Williams, trans. Paul Lavender

Jeff Neavor, Conductor

  • Festive Overture - Dmitri Shostakovich, trans. Donald Hunsberger
  • Nothing Gold Can Stay - Craig Andrew Fitzpatrick
  • Blue Shades - Frank Ticheli
    • Dana Sloter, Clarinet Soloist
  • Barnum and Bailey's Favorite March - Karl King, arr. Glenn Cliffe Bainum

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 2:30 PM

Gavin Smith, Conductor

  • Sparkle - Shafer Mahoney
  • An Original Suite - Gordon Jacob
    1. March
    2. Intermezzo
    3. Finale
  • A Solemn Place - Wayne Oquin
  • Jupiter (from "The Planets") - Gustav Holst
  • Bravura - C.E. Duble
  • Ukrainian Bell Carol - Traditional, arr. Richard L. Saucedo
    • Craig Fitzpatrick, Guest Conductor
  • Winter Games (1988 Winter Olympic Theme) - David Foster, arr. John Moss
    • Jason Shea, Guest Conductor
  • Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head - Appalachian folk carol, arr Tom Wallace
    • Dan Dietrich, Guest Conductor
  • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen - Traditional, arr. Chip Davis, adapted Robert Longfield
    • Andy Empey, Guest Conductor

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 2:30 PM

Jim Tallman, Conductor

  • Fanfare and Call to the Post - Richard Saucedo
  • Punchinello - Alfred Reed
  • Branden’s Rainbow - Andrew Boysen Jr.
  • Raider’s March - John Williams, trans. by Paul Lavender
  • Resplendent Glory - Rossano Galante
  • Serenade - Derek Bourgeois
  • Lord Tullamore - Carl Whittrock
  • Amazing Grace - arr. Jay Dawson
  • Seventy-Six Trombones - Meredith Wilson, arr. Leroy Anderson, Adapted by Jay Bocook
  • Salute to America’s Finest - arr. Paul Lavender

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 2:30 PM

Jim Tallman, Conductor

  • Festive Dance (from Faust) - Charles Gounod, arr. Andrew Glover
  • Overture to "Candide" - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Clare Grundman
  • Backstage Pass - Brian Balmages
  • The Ride of the Valkyries - Richard Wagner, arr. Robert Longfield
  • Concertino for Alto Saxophone and Band Instruments - Warren Benson
    • Trevor Gould, Saxophone Soloist
    1. Lively - Buoyantly
  • Othello - Alfred Reed
    1. Prelude (Venice)
    2. Aubade (Cyprus)
    3. Othello and Desdemona
    4. Entrance of the Court
    5. The Death of Desdemona; Epilogue
  • Opening Night on Broadway - arr. Michael Brown
  • The Wizard of Oz - Harold Arlen & E.Y. Harburg, arr. James Barnes
  • Salute to America’s Finest - arr. Paul Lavender

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