Yorkville Bands

Community Unit School District 115 - Yorkville - Illinois

The 2020-21 Yorkville High School Wind Ensemble consists of 50 select wind and percussion students who are musically proficient.  Combined emphasis is given to the development of musicianship through progressive technical studies and advanced wind band literature.  All members of this ensemble also participate in full orchestra.  Additional performance opportunities include contests, solo literature, chamber ensembles, honors bands, and community events. The Wind Ensemble meets five days a week with an additional one sectional per week.

Repertoire

2020-2021
A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson
A Western Fanfare for Brass Choir, Eric Ewazen
Adagio for Strings, Samuel Barber/arr. John O'Reilly for Woodwind Choir
Il re Pastore, W.A. Mozart/arr. Nilo Hovey for Woodwind Choir
Intrada for Brass Choir, John McIntyre
Russian Christmas Music, Alfred Reed
2019-2020
A Rhapsody for Hanukkah, Stephen Bulla
Angels in the architecture, Frank Ticheli
Children’s March, Percy Grainger
Jitterbug!, Robert Buckley
Second Suite in F, Gustav Holst
Stars and Stripes Fanfare, James Stephenson
Suite from Star Wars Epic Part II, John Williams/arr. Robert W. Smith
2018-2019
Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson

 

Students of the Yorkville High School Bands • Instill respect and pride for each other, for our equipment, and our facilities • Create a family-like atmosphere throughout the band • Maintain a positive focus with high energy • Take initiative ourselves, and encourage others to self-motivate • Always strive for excellence with a positive attitude