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2017 Midwest Performances

44 Opportunities for You To Enjoy The Music
of FJH Composers Throughout the Clinic!

The Midwest Clinic
An International Band and Orchestra Conference
December 20–23
McCormick Place – Chicago, IL

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Plano Senior High School Chamber Orchestra
10:30 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
Apple Seed in My Banana
Lauren Bernofsky
Rainfall in Vernazza
Chris Thomas

Lamar Middle School Fine Arts Academy Symphonic Winds
10:45 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375AB
Come Down Rain –
Jack Wilds (manuscript)
Timothy Loest

Alabama Winds
12:00 p.m. – Ballroom W183
Across the Serengeti
Jack Wilds
Renaissance Reimagined
Brian Balmages

Kell High School Wind Ensemble
1:15 p.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375AB
In These Last Days of Autumn...
Randall D. Standridge
Brian Balmages

CLINIC: Composing with my middle school band during rehearsal? YES YOU CAN!
Travis J. Weller, Clinician
1:45 p.m. – Meeting Room W180

Cedar Park Winds
5:00 p.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
On the Kerry Shore –
Jack Wilds

Bishop Carroll High School Virthosi Strings
5:15 p.m. – Ballroom W190
Raindrop Serenade
Lauren Bernofsky
A Solitary Wish
Brian Balmages

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Atholton High School String Orchestra
8:30 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
Allegro from Serenade No. 1
Mozart / arr. Robert D. McCashin
Jack Jarrett

CHAT ROOM: What Does a Composer Deem to be a Successful Performance?
Brian Balmages, Moderator
9:00 a.m. – Meeting Room W180

Hyde Park Middle School Chamber Orchestra
10:00 a.m. – Ballroom W183
Themes from Carmen
Bizet / arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle

CLINIC: Doing “Within” When You’re Doing “Without!”
Practical Scoring Solutions for Small Bands
William Owens, Clinician
10:00 a.m. – Meeting Room W184

Orchestra New Music Reading Session
Chicagoland Educators Orchestra
10:30 a.m. – Meeting Room W184
Brian Balmages
On Top of the World
Brian Balmages

T.A. Howard Middle School Honor Band
11:30 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
Eagles Among Us
Brian Balmages
Great Wall
William Owens

Virginia Wind Symphony
11:30 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375AB
El Vaquero
William Owens

CLINIC: Selecting String Orchestra Repertoire
Deborah Baker Monday, Brian Balmages, Bob Phillips; Clinicians
1:00 p.m. – Meeting Room W186

Riverwatch Middle School Symphonic Band
3:00 p.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375AB
A Swashbuckling Christmas
Jack Wilds

Martin High School Symphony Orchestra
3:15 p.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
American Landscape
Soon Hee Newbold

Wheaton Municipal Band
7:30 p.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
Bringer of War
Brian Balmages

Friday, December 22, 2017

VanderCook College of Music Symphonic Band
8:15 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375AB
The Greatest Gift
Timothy Loest
Twittering Machine
Brian Balmages

Arbor Creek Middle School Honors Band
8:30 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
Across the Great Plains
William Owens
High Voltage
Randall D. Standridge

Westlake High School Studio Jazz Ensemble I
9:30 a.m. – Ballroom W196
Dinner at Foote’s
Mike Pendowski

Green Valley High School Symphonic Strings
10:45 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
Glinka / arr. Robert D. McCashin
Kathryn Griesinger

Wylie High School Wind Symphony
10:45 a.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375AB
William Owens

Carmel Middle School Chamber Orchestra
12:00 p.m. – Ballroom W190
Blue Mountain
Alexander Safford

Fillmore Wind Band
12:00 p.m. – Ballroom W183
A Festive Fanfare
Brian Balmages

Concert Band New Music Reading Session
Bands of the Air National Guard
12:00 p.m. – Room W184
Erik Morales
Industrial Loops
Brian Balmages

North Shore Senior High School Wind Ensemble
1:15 p.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375AB
Paradise Awaiting...
William Owens
Persian Dance No. 2
Amir Molookpour

Pioneer High School Symphony Orchestra
1:15 p.m. – Skyline Ballroom W375E
Menuetto from Symphony No. 5
Schubert / arr. Robert D. McCashin

Johns Creek High School Chamber Orchestra
5:00 p.m. – Ballroom W190
Deep River
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Sartartia Symphony Orchestra
8:45 a.m. – Ballrom W190
Soon Hee Newbold
Simple Gifts
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle

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