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NSWS Concerto Competition

Join us on Saturday 21 September at 7:30pm in the Barker College Music Centre for our inaugural Concerto Competition!

FLUTE - Concertino for Flute and Band | Cecile Chaminade
TRUMPET - Solo de Concours for Solo Trumpet and Wind Ensemble | Theo Charlier arr. Laverty
EUPHONIUM - Euphonium Concerto | Vladimir Cosma
CLARINET - Clarinet Concerto | David Maslanka
PICCOLO - Concerto in C RV443 for Piccolo | Vivaldi arr. Alfred Reed
TRUMPET - Concerto for Two Trumpets | Erik Morales
OBOE - Variations on a Theme by Glinka | Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
SAXOPHONE - Four Pictures from New York | Roberto Molinelli

We are super excited to have John Lynch as our adjudicator.

Dr John P. Lynch, is a leading international wind band conductor. He is the Director of Bands, Wind Symphony Conductor, and Artistic Director of the professional ensemble-in-residence: Verbrugghen Ensemble at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He leads Australia’s first graduate degrees in wind conducting. He was previously Director of Bands and Professor of Music at the University of Georgia and the University of Kansas. Other positions include those at Northwestern University and Emory University, and Artistic Director of the Northshore Concert Band, Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, and the Greater New York Wind Symphony (founder).

He has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia including the 2019 World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles conference in Spain with the Con Wind Symphony. Awards include The American Prize, the national Stanbury Award for outstanding conducting and teaching, New York’s Big Apple Corps National Leadership in the Arts award, The University of Georgia Creative Research Medal, a Northwestern University Searle Fellow for Teaching Excellence, and elected membership in the American Bandmasters Association and Phi Beta Mu international band honor fraternity. He holds degrees from Indiana University, the Eastman School of Music and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

 
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Redpemtion

SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019

HAMMERSMITH
Gustav Holst

O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM
Lauridsen Arr. Reynolds

TETELESTAI
Andrew Boss

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three of a kind

SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2018

LINCOLNSHIRE POSY
Percy Grainger

IRISH TUNE
Percy Grainger

THE LEAVES ARE FALLING
Warren benson

SOLITARY DANCER
warren benson

sTRANGE HUMORS
John mackey

ASPHALT COCKTAIL
John Mackey

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winter temptations

SUNDAY AUGUST 12 2018

ARMENIAN DANCES (PART 1)
Alfred Reed

SHELTERING SKY
John Mackey

MOTH
Viet Cuong

SPOON RIVER
Percy Grainger

LOST VEGAS
Michael Daugherty

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something old something new

SUNDAY MARCH 18 2018

FIRST SUITE IN Eb
Gustav Holst

A lA MACHAUT
Andrew Boss

FOUR SCOTTISH DANCES
Malcolm Arnold

BLUE SHADES
Frank Ticheli

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A santa symphony

SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER 2017

CHAMBER MUSIC:
Sugar plums Dancing, Caspar Kummer (flute Ensemble)
Suite Hellenique, Pedro Iturralde (Saxophone Ensemble)
Sacred Suite: Sing To the lord, brendan collins (brass Ensemble)
Molly on the shore, Percy grainger (Clarinet ensemble)
frippery, traditional (Trombone ensemble)
O holy night, traditional arr. buddy lovett (Percussion ensemble)

CAROLS (with hornsby musical society)
deck the halls
o come all ye faithful
Angels we have heard on high
hark the herald angels sing
rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

A CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
leroy anderson

sLEIGH RIDE
leroy anderson

a MOST WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS
Arr. Robert longfield

FESTIVE OVERTURE
Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. donald hunsberger

NSWS & NEXAS

SUNDAY 17 SEPTERMBER 2017

SUPERMAN MARCH
John Williams arr. Paul Lavender

MOTHERSHIP
Mason Bates

OCTOBER
Eric Whitacre

YIDDISH DANCES
Adam Gorb

CAPRICCIO
Warren Barker

ACROSS THE EARTH

SUNDAY 4 JUNE 2017

AFRICAN SYMPHONY
Van McCoy arr. Naohiro Iwai

SHEPHERD'S HEY
Percy Grainger

VARIATIONS ON A KOREAN FOLKSONG
John Barnes Chance

DANCE OF THE NEW WORLD
Dana Wilson

SUITE FROM HYMN OF THE HIGHLANDS
Philip Sparke

UNDER THE NIGHT SKY

SUNDAY 2 APRIL 2017

NITRO
Frank Ticheli

FIREFLY
Ryan George

AURORA AWAKES
John Mackey

ADVENTURES ON EARTH
John Williams arr. Paul Lavender

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CONCERT ONE

SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER 2016

GANDALF
Johan De Meij

GIVE US THIS DAY
David Maslanka

CITY TREES
Michael Markowski

YEAR OF THE DRAGON
Philip Sparke

STAR WARS: MAIN TITLE
John Williams arr. Paul Lavender