Yorkville Bands

Community Unit School District 115 - Yorkville - Illinois

The 2021-22 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

2021-2022
A Movement for Rosa, Mark Camphouse
At Mornings First Light, David Gillingham
Ballad, Christopher R. Teichler
Don Ricardo, Gabe Musella
In Living Color, Katahj Copley
October, Eric Whitacre
Shine, Julie Giroux
The Night Before Christmas, Randol Alan Bass
The Thunderer, John Philip Sousa
With Heart and Voice, David Gillingham
Zing!, Scott McAllister
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
Blue and Green Music, Samuel Hazo
Fanfare & Flourishes 2, Bob Curnow
Il re Pastore, W.A. Mozart/arr. Nilo Hovey for Woodwind Choir
Intrada for Brass Choir, John McIntyre
Of Our New Day Begun, Omar Thomas
Russian Christmas Music, Alfred Reed
Scenes from "The Louvre", Norman Dello Joio
The Excitement of Fear, Benjamin Taylor
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
American Overture for Band, Joseph Willcox Jenkins
Carnival, Paul Basler
Consort for Ten Winds, Robert Spittal
Four Scottish Dances, Malcolm Arnold
Liturgical Dances, David Holsinger
Pas Redouble, Arthur Frackenpohl
Sanctuary, Frank Ticheli
Sinfonia Nobilissima, Robert Jager
Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson
 
2017-2018
Armenian Dances, Alfred Reed
Be Thou My Vision, David Gillingham
Clarinet Candy, Leroy Anderson
Dance of the Jesters, Tchaikovsky/Ray Cramer
Mother Earth Fanfare, David Maslanka
Sun Dance, Frank Ticheli
Symphony for Band, Vincent Persichetti
The Night Before Christmas, Randol Alan Bass
2016-2017
Beach Spring, Andrew Bruhn
Dig Down Deep, Timothy Mahr
Festive Overture, Shostakovich/Hunsberger
First Suite in Eb, Gustav Holst
Gone, Scott McAllister
La Forza Del Destino, Verdi/Lake
Molly On The Shore, Grainger
Peterloo Overture, Malcolm Arnold
Russian Christmas Music, Alfred Reed
Song for Lyndsay, Andrew Boysen Jr.
Sursum Corda, Elgar/Houseknecht
Sweet Trombone Rag, Al Sweet

 

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