Tenth Anniversary Concert
and Alumni Reunion

Saturday, May, 2006, 7  pm

Life Christian Church
3193 Rochester Rd., Troy 
1 Block N of Big Beaver (16 Mi.) 

Admission Complimentary

Music for Heroes

  Bravura Prelude George Frederick McKay  
  Canzona per Sonare Giovanni Gabrieli  
  The Binding Fisher Tull  
  Achieved is the Glorious Work Beethoven   
  Negev John Hartmeyer  
  Grand March - Tannhauser Richard Wagner  
  Symphony #5, Mvt. 1 Beethoven   

Alumni Ensemble
  Fanfare for NABBA James Curnow  
  Ave Verum Corpus Motzart/Taratano  
  Invictus  Karl King  
  Irish Tune from County Derry trad./Grainger  
  Thine is the Glory Georg F. Handel/Villanueva  

Combined Ensembles-Over 60 players!!!
  Over the Rainbow Harold Arlen  
  America, the Beautiful Samuel Ward/Dragon  
  Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa/Petty  



Map to Concerts



Previous Concerts

2005-2006 Concerts

Fall Concert, Sunday, November 20, 2005, 7 pm
Big Beaver United Methodist Church , Troy , MI  

Trumpet Salutations, Nigel Coombes
O Magnum Mysterium, Giovanni Gabrieli/Palmer
Symphony  (Quintet # 1, Mvt. 1), Victor Ewald
Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Trad/Marlatt
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, J. P. Sousa
March from Symphonic Metamorphosis, Paul Hindemith 
ZPQ, Mark Petty
Tiera,  Jean Sibelius
Gone with the Wind, Max Steiner/Schneiders
Gaelic Blessing/The Lord Bless and Keep You,  John Rutter
Semper Fidelis, J. P. Sousa

Winter Concert, Sunday, February 26, 2006, 7:00 pm
Varner Hall, Oakland University, Rochester , MI

Centennial Fanfare, John Zdechlik
Donna Diana Overture ,Emil Von Reznicek/Mark Petty
Pie Jesu from "Requiem", Andrew Lloyd Webber/Pearson
March & Procession of Bacchus from "Sylvia",  Leo Delibes/Dennis Horton
Brass Square, Earl Zindars
Elegy from "Downland Suite", John Ireland
Sambre & Meuse Regiment, Planquette, Rauski/Mark Petty
Fantasia in F Major,  J. S. Bach/Dennis Horton
       with Oakland University Brass Ensemble

Tenth Anniversary Concert, Saturday, May 20, 2006, 7:00 pm
Life Christian Church, Troy, MI

Beethoven Symphony #5, Mvt. 1, Ludwig van Beethoven
Grand March - Tannhauser, Richard Wagner
Canzona per Sonare, Giovanni Gabrieli
Negev, John Hartmeyer
Bravura Prelude, George Frederick McKay
The Binding, Fisher Tull
Battle of the Heroes (Star Wars 3), John Williams
Over the Rainbow, Harold Arlen
Strike up the Band, George Gershwin
Armed Forces Medley, various

Alumni Ensemble selections TBA

Combined Ensembles-Over 60 players!!!
America, the Beautiful, Samuel Ward/Dragon
Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa

2004-2005 Concerts

Fall Concert, Saturday, November 20, 2004, 7 pm
Big Beaver United Methodist Church , Troy , MI  

Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare, Richard Strauss
Bankelsangerlieder, Attr. Daniel Speer
Adagio Cantabile from "Sonata Pathetique", Ludwig van Beethoven
Trois Chansons, William Schmidt
Uncommon Valor, Truman Crawford
Regina Coeli  from "Cavalleria Rusticana", Pietro Mascagni
Symphony 5, Finale, Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude on Dix, Stephen Bulla
Autumn Leaves, Joseph Kosma 

Winter Concert, Sunday, February 27, 2005, 7:30 pm
Varner Hall, Oakland University, Rochester , MI

Claire de Lune, Claude Debussy
Moonlight Serenade, Glenn Miller
Mars from "Planets", Gustav Holst
Air from 3rd Suite, J S Bach
Endearing Young Charms, Trad
Eternal Father Strong to Save, Arr Claude Smith
Prelude for an Occasion, Edward Gregson
Thin Red Line, Kenneth Alford
God Bless the USA, Lee Greenwood
Vienna Fanfare, Richard Strauss

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 22, 2005, 7 pm
Knox Presbyterian  Church, Harrison Twp., MI

Egmont Overture, Ludwig van Beethoven/Marlatt
Allerseelen, Richard Strauss/Petty
Symphonic Fanfare, David Uber
Armor of St. George, current Zenith member David Meyer
Crown Him with Many Crowns, George Elvey/Bricault
March of the Steel Men, Charles Belsterling/Norman
Edward Scissorhands, Danny Elfman
My Favorite Things, Richard Rodgers/Johnson
Chimes of Liberty, Edwin Franko Goldman

2003-2004 Concerts

Fall Concert, Sunday, November 23, 2003 , 7 pm
Big Beaver United Methodist Church , Troy , MI  

Christ Rising Again, William Byrd
John O'Gaunt, Gilbert Vinter
Shenandoah, arr. Jim O'Bryant
Prelude to Parsifal, Richard Wagner
   conducted by Richard Perkins
National Emblem, E. E. Bagley
   conducted by Jonathon Busch
Quidditch, John Williams
The Fire of Eternal Glory, Dmitri Shostakovich
Deep River, arr. Steven Wintereg
Liturgy, David Uber
In the Stone, Earth, Wind and Fire
Gridiron Heroes, Graham T. Overgard
Trepak from "Nutcracker", P I Tchaikovsky  

Winter Concert, Sunday, February 29, 2004 , 7 pm
Varner Hall, Oakland University , Rochester , MI

Zenith Fanfare , Mark Petty
Misericordia Domini, Michael Praetorius
Dr. Gregory Cunningham
Manzoni Requiem Excerpts, Giuseppe Verdi
    Dies irae
    Tuba Mirum

Violin Concerto Mvt. 1, Samuel Barber
Irish Tune from County Derry , Percy Grainger
Two Hymns for Brass (Coronation, Old Hundredth), arr. David Uber
Richard Perkins
Symphony #1 Mvt. 1, Brian Balmages

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 23, 2004, 7 pm
Knox Presbyterian  Church, Harrison Twp., MI

Fanfare for the Common Man, Copland

Vom Himmel Hoch, Bach                                                         

Step Ahead, Alford

Sinfonietta Fanfare, Janácek

Buglers' Holiday, Anderson                                                  

featuring the trumpet section

Pines of the Appian Way, Respighi

Jupiter, Holst

Two Chorales, Pilss

Circus Bee, Fillmore

Panis Angelicus, Franck

Sing, Sing, Sing, Prima

2002-2003 Concerts
Fall Concert, Sunday, November 17, 2002, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

To Regions Fair,Bearcroft
Symphony No. 1, Mvt. 1 excerpts
, Tchaikovsky
Water Music Suite
, Handel
Australian Up-Country
, Grainger
Rhapsody in Blue
Variation 18 from "Rhapsody on a Theme
     of  Paganini"
, Rachmaninoff
Nessun Dorma
, Puccini
Amazing Grace
,arr. Himes
Over the Rainbow
, Arlen, arr. Villanueva

Winter Concert, Sunday, February 23, 2003, 8 pm
Big Beaver United Methodist Church, Troy, MI

Hero's Destiny, Balmages 
Detroit News March
, Liberati
For Spacious Skies
, Tuomaala
World Premiere conducted by the Composer

Symphony No. 5, 
Mvt. 3 excerpts,Tchaikovsky 
Canzon Noni Toni
, Gabrieli
Symphony No. 5, 
Mvt. 2 excerpts,Tchaikovsky
Divertimento for 15 Brass
, Nelhybel
Detroit Free Press March
, Chambers
Flight of the Condor
, Higgins

Spring  Concert, Sunday, May 18, 2003, 8 pm
Knox Presbyterian  Church, Harrison Twp., MI

Contrpunctus I from "Art of the Fugue", Bach/Barnes
Piano Concerto No. 2, Mvt. 1, Shostakovich

Bluesleeves, Willis

Maleguena, Lecuona/Bocook
Symphony No. 1 for Brass, Mvt. 2, Balmages
Three Amigos ( Percussion Trio), Petty
Dances with Wolves, End Theme, Barry
Symphony No. 5, Mvt. 4, Tchaikovsky/Petty

2001-2002 Concerts
Fall Concert, Sunday, November 18, 2001, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Antiphony, Gabrieli
Marche Militaire, Saint-Saëns/Petty
Ballets in Brass, Uber
Pilgrims' Chorus, Wagner/Smith
Funeral March, Grieg
Firebird Excerpts, Stravinsky/Prime
Stardust, Carmichael/Iveson
Fill the World with Love, Bricusse/Colnot

America, The Beautiful Ward/Dragon

Winter Concert, Sunday, March 3, 2002, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

La Peri Fanfare, Paul Dukas
Rhosymedre, Vaughan Williams
Sonata for Brass, Bilik
Lullaby, Hofeldt
Variants (#4), Dello Joio
English Folk Song Suite, Vaughan Williams
Abide with Me, Trad.
Purple Carnival, Alford

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 19, 2002 3 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Festive Overture, Shostakovich/Prime
Zenith Concertino, Tuomaala   
   World Premiere conducted by the Composer
Variants-A Mighty Fortress, Del Borgo
Canzone 1615, Gabrieli
Them Basses, Huffine
Salvation is Created, Tschesnekoff/Petty
Guardian of Our Way, Curnow
Thunder and Blazes, Fucik/Villanueva
New York Fantasy, Downey

2000-2001 Concerts
Fall Concert, Sunday, November 19, 2000, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Chester, Schuman
Irish Tune, Grainger
Ave Verum Corpus, Mozart/Taranto
Saraband and Gavotte, Corelli
Prelude on Dix (For the Beauty of the Earth), Bulla
Barnum and Bailey's Favorite, King
Uncommon Valor, Crawford
Superman Theme, Williams
Geistliches Lied, Brahms/Cody

Winter Concert, Sunday, March 4, 2001, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Fanfare for NABBA, Curnow
Symphonic Allegro, Bottje
Suite No. 2 in F, Holst
West Side Story Suite, Bernstein
America, the Beautiful, Ward/Dragon

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 13, 2001 3 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Lord Mayor of London, Sir Aurthur Bliss
Agincourt/Earl of Oxford
, trad./William Byrd
How Firm A Foundation,arr. Burgmayer
Triple Trumpet Trio (Trumpet Section), Richard Jenson
Schindler's List, John Williams
George Washington Bicentennial, John Phillip Sousa
Quartet (Horn Section), Franz Schubert/Reynolds
Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring, Aaron Copland/Prime
Mouret Rondeau (Tuba and Euphonioum Sections), Jean Joseph Mouret/Stevens
Trombone King, Karl King
Gaudeamus Igitur (Trombone Section), trad./Hall
1812 Overture (excerpts),
Peter Tchaikovsky/Prime

1999-2000 Concerts
Fall Concert, Sunday, November 21, 1999, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Sonata Octavi Toni, Gabrieli
Water Music, Handel/King
Thine is the Glory, Handel/Villanueva
Jupiter Theme, Holst/Stewart
Black Horse Troop, Sousa
Fanfare in Brass, Uber
En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor, Rodrigo
     Mason Petty, Flugel Horn
Bluesleeves, /Willis
Russian Sailors' Dance, Gliere/Saiekmann
Over the Rainbow, Arlen,/Villanueva

Winter Concert, Sunday, March 5, 2000, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

City of Flags, David Uber
Misericordia Domini, Michael Praetorius/Beck
La Virgen De La Macarena, /Chris Hendricks
     Brian Smith, Trumpet

Two Airs, John Adson/Stevens
Mars from "The Planets", Gustav Holst/Sauer
The Great Escape, Elmer Bernstein/Villanueva
Fanfare for a Coming of Age, Sir Arthur Bliss
March from Symphony No. 6, P. I. Tchaikovsky/Petty
Voluntary on Lauda Anima, Charles Knox
My Faith Looks Up to Thee, Steven Bulla
Rolling Thunder, Henry Fillmore

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 14, 2000, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Fairfield Fanfare, Jari Villanueva
Panis Angelicus, César Franck
First Suite in Eb, Gustav Holst
Southern Cross
, Herbert L. Clarke
     Benjamin Dawley, Euphonium
    Evan Dawley, Piano
Love Theme from Spartacus, Aram Kachaturian
Urlicht from 2nd Symphony, Gustav Mahler/Villanueva
Shepherd's Hey, Percy Granger/Allen
Intermezzo, Op.118. No. 2, Johannes Brahms
    Brian Smith, Piano
Gershwin Medley, George Gershwin/Jenson
Strike Up the Band, George Gershwin/Villanueva

1998-99 Concerts
Fall Concert, Sunday, November 22, 1998, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Salute to a New Beginning, Dennis Edelbrock
Ave Maris Stella, Claudio Monteverdi
American Overture, Joseph Willcox Jenkins
Air from Orch. Suite No. 3, J. S. Bach/Allen
Praise to the Lord, arr. Gary Bricault
Romance, Peter I. Tchaikovsky/Corley
Exeter Temple, Leslie Condon
Festive & Commemorative Music, Johannes Brahms/Tueber
Malagueña, Ernesto Leucona/Bocook
Hill Where the Lord Hides, Chuck Mangione/Ott
Seventy-Six Trombones, Meredith Willson/ Jennings

Winter Concert, Sunday, March 7, 1999, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Brevard Fanfare, Fisher Tull
Adagio, Samuel Barber
Fanfare and Chorus, Dietrich Buxtehude
New World Sym, Mvt 2, Antonin Dvorak/Petty
Block M, Jerry Bilik
Saints, arr. Charles McAdams
Polonaise, Frederick Chopin/Bray
Negev, John Hartmeyer
It Don't Mean a Thing, Duke Ellington/Custer
Enigma Var 9, Edward Elgar/Marlatt
New Mexico, John Philip Sousa

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 23, 1999, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Double Quintet Fanfare, Arthur Frackenpohl
Prelude & Fugue 2, J. S. Bach/Petty & Bricault
Gloria, from Lord Nelson Mass, Joseph Haydn/Barnes
Symphony (Third Mvt.), Victor Ewald
Emblem of Unity, J. J. Richards
Voluntary on Hyfrydol, Thomas Knox
Theme and Variations, Verne Reynolds
Flight of the Condor, John Higgins
Billboard, John Klohr
In the Mood, Joe Garland/Strain

1997-98 Concerts
Fall Concert, Sunday, November 23, 1997, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Ceremonial Piece Cwm Rhondda ,William MacDavis
Sonata Pian' e Forte, Giovanni Gabrieli
Vom Himmel Hoch, J. S. Bach/Tull
Suite for Brass and Timpani (Fanfare, Chorale, Finale), Thomas Tyra
Gallant Seventh, John Phillip Sousa
The Winter's Passed, Wayne Barlow
        Wayne Ryerson, Oboe and Jane Synnestvedt, Piano
Slavonic Dance #8, Antonin Dvorak/Petty
Deep River, Steven Winteregg
Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral, Richard Wagner/Petty
His Honor, Henry Fillmore
Slaughter on Tenth Ave, Richard Rodgers/Bernat
Through the Years, Steve Dorff and Marty Panzer

Winter Concert, Sunday, March 8, 1998, 8 pm

First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Fanfare for a Dignified Occasion, Sir Arthur Bliss
La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks, G. F. Handel/Horton
Alleluia from Anthem, VI B G. F. Handel/Sartor
Elijah Excerpts, Felix Mendelssohn/Fitzgerald
Prelude & Fugue G Minor, J. S. Bach/Petty
Hungarian March-Rakoczy from Faust, Hector Berlioz/Petty
Sonatina fur Posaune und Klavier, Kazimierz Serocki
Drew Leslie, Trombone and Lori Cheek, Piano
Canzon in Double Echo, Giovanni Gabrieli
7 Conversation Pieces (I,III,V,VII), Robert King
Ave Verum Corpus, W. A. Mozart/Martinet
New York Fantasy, Wayne Downey
Amazing Grace, Frank Tichelli
Colossus of Columbia, Russell Alexander

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 10, 1998, 8 pm

First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Classicum, Scott Marsland
Contrapunctus I from "the Art of the Fugue", J. S. Bach/Barnes
Alleluia, W. A. Mozart/Petty
    Carol Petty, Soprano
How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place, Johannes Brahms/Petty
Tannhauser, Grand March, Richard Wagner/Horton
Toreador Song from "Carmen", Georges Bizet/Barnes
Minuet from Divertimento, Joseph Haydn
Apres Un Reve (After a Dream), Gabriel Faure Mircea Cure, Viola and Jane Synnestvedt, Piano
Fantasia on "Lobet den Herrn", Walter Watson
Guardian of Our, Way James Curnow
Quality Plus, Fred Jewell
Music for Shea, Arthur Frackenpohl

1996-97 Concerts
Fall Concert, Sunday, November 24, 1996, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Fanfare for "La Peri", Paul Dukas
Allegretto from Symphony 7, Ludwig van Beethoven/King
Prelude to "Die Meistersinger", Richard Wagner/Briney
Prelude to Act III of "Meistersinger", Richard Wagner/Inglefield
Variations on Simple Gifts, Michael Stewart
Rhosymedre, Ralph Vaughan-Williams/Petty
Three Spanish Songs, Fernando Obradors
    El Tumba y le
    Del cabello mas sutil
    El Vito

        Carol Petty, Soprano and Jane Synnestvedt, Piano
Prelude for an Occasion, Edward Gregson
Overture from "Phantom of the Opera", Andrew Lloyd Webber
Pie Jesu from "Requiem", Andrew Lloyd Webber
    Aaron McLeran and Noel Stalker, Trumpet
Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Duke Ellington/Custer
Invictus, Karl King
I Got Rhythm, George Gershwin/Bilik
    Brennan MacFarland, Snare Drum Soloist
Fanfare and March For Thanksgiving, James Curnow

Winter Concert, Sunday, March 9, 1997, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Also Sprach Zarathustra Fanfare, Richard Strauss
Canzon Duodecimi Toni, Giovanni Gabrieli
Mutations from Bach, Samuel Barber
Brass Square, Earl Zindars
Alla Marcia from Song of the Wayfarer, Gustav Mahler
Vision from Adolphus Gustavus Suite, Hugo Alfven
Symphonie No. 3, Finale Louis Vierne
    Dr. Mark Wickens, organ
Pilgrim's Chorus, Richard Wager
Salvation is Created, Pavel Tchesnokov
Nobles of the Mystic, Shrine John Phillip Sousa
Breathe On Me, Breath of God, arr. Jim Curnow
Cornet Carillon, Ronald Binge
Nun Danket Alle Gott, (organ and brass) Sigfrid Karg-Elert
    Dr. Mark Wickens, organ

Spring Concert, Sunday, May 11, 1997, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Fanfare, Leonard Bernstein
Rondeau, Jean Joseph Mouret
My Heart Ever Faithful, J. S. Bach
Prelude and Fugue, Robert King
Dam Busters March, Eric Coates
Star Wars, John Williams
Ellington Era Medley, Duke Ellington
    Pete and Jane Synnestvedt, Trombone and Piano
Lead On, O King Eternal Harold Burgmayer
Ol Man River, Jerome Kern
Americans We, Henry Fillmore
Blues March from "Divertimento", Ray Premru

1995-96 Concerts
Fall Concert, Tuesday, November 14, 1995, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Fanfare for N.A.B.B.A., James Curnow
Three Chorales, J. C. Bach, Carl Ludwig, J. S. Bach
Canzone No. 4, Giovanni Gabrieli
Andante and Allegro from "Divertimento No. 6", K. 188 W. A. Mozart
Ave Maria, Anton Bruckner
Triumphal March from "Aida", Guiseppi Verdi
Irish Tune from County Derry, Percy Grainger
Nessun Dorma from "Turandot", Giacomo Puccini
Marche Vaillant, Paul Koepke
Georgia on My Mind, Hoagy Carmichael
Sound the Battle, Cry arr. Dana Everson
I've Got the Joy, Steven Bulla

Winter Concert, Tuesday, February 20, 1996, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Salute to the USA, Gordon Jacob
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, J. S. Bach
Canzona Septimi Toni #2 Giovanni Gabrieli
Invocation Joseph Schuetky
Processional for Brass, Paul Koepke
Ave Verum Corpus, W. A. Mozart
Ecce Sacerdos Magnus, Anton Bruckner
Lord, Here Am I, John Ness Beck
    Andy Zuerner and Scott Aniol, Baritone (Voice)
The Promise, Mark Petty
Mr. Jums from "Three Brass Cats", Chris Hazell
Get Me to the Church On Time from "My Fair Lady", Frederick Loewe
Sunrise, Sunset from "Fiddler on the Roof", Jerry Bock
Hava Nagilah, Traditional
In the Deep Mid-Winter, Gustav Holst
    Chrissy Castellana, Trumpet
Conquest from "Captain From Castille", Alfred Newman

Spring Concert, Monday, May 13, 1996, 8 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI

Fanfare for the Common Man, Aaron Copland
Joy of Thy Salvation, Johannes Brahms
Great Gate of Kiev, Modest Moussorgsky
Pavanne, Maurice Ravel
Binding, Fisher Tull
Australian Up-Country Tune, Percy Grainger
All Creatures of Our God and King, arr. Mark Hayes
Prelude et Danse Fugee, Gaston Litaize
    Dr. Mark Wickens, organ
Crown Imperial, William Walton
, Hoagy Carmichael
Dances With Wolves, John Berry
The Beautiful, arr. Carmen Dragon
Send In the Clowns, Steven Sondheim
Rigaudon (for organ and brass), Andre Campra