The CD selections are from rehearsal and live performance recordings in Edman Chapel at Wheaton College. Highlights include the world premiere performance of "Mystic Warriors" by Alan Vizzutti  celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Wheaton Municipal Band, and two selections by Richard and Shawn Mathey, aka "The Two Tenors".

Bruce Moss, Conductor

1 Strike Up The Band
2 Overture, The Tsar's Bride
3 Vilia, from the Merry Widow
4 Hall of Fame March
5 God of Our Fathers
6 The Gliding Girl
7 Dance of the Jesters
8 Mystic Warriors
9 O Sole Mio
10 Without a Song
11 Danse Bacchanale, from Sampson et Dalila
12 Irving Berlin, the Early Years
13 Funiculi, Funicula
14 America, the Beautiful

Bruce Moss, Conductor

1 Concert March, Kiwanisca (world premier performance)
2 Celebrations
3 American Salute
4 When You Wish Upon A Star
5 Ode for Trumpet (Alan Vizzutti, trumpet)
6 Carnival of Venice (Alan Vizzutti, trumpet)
7 Stars and Stripes Forever
8 Gershwin! (Tom Birkner, vocal)
9 Esprit de Corps
10 I Feel a Song Coming On (Kristen Rosenwinkel, vocal)
11 That's Entertainment

Release Date:1969
LP record.

L.R. Reimer, Director

Side A

1 American Overture - Jenkins
2 Brass Espanol - Niehaus
3 Procession of the Nobles - Rimsk- Korsakov
4 American Salute - Gould
5 Comedians Galop - Kabalevsky

Side B
6 Toccata and Fugue in D Minor - Bach
7 Clarinet Candy - Anderson

8 Stars and Stripes Forever - Sousa

9 Satertentens Sontag - Ole Bull

This IS the Wheaton Municipal Band

Release Date:1984
LP record. Recorded Live at the First Annual Adult Band Concert, July 27, 1984, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University.

Bruce Moss, Conductor

1 Boston Pops March - Ernest Gold, trans by Hale Smith
2 Toccata - Girolamo Frescobaldi, arr by Earl Slocum
3 The Blue Bells of Scotland (Thomas Runty, euphonium) - Arthur Pryor, arr by E. M. Pearson
4 Polka and Fugue, from Schwanda the Bagpiper - Jaromir Weinberger, trans by Glenn Cliffe Bainum
5 Washington Grays March - Claudio S. Grafulla, ed by Frederick Fennell
6 Highlights from "Porgy and Bess" - George Gershwin, arr by Robert Russell Bennett
7 Armenian Dances, Part 1 - Alfred Reed

Recorded live on December 21, 2017 at McCormick Place, Chicago IL, at the 71st Annual Midwest Clinic International Band & Orchestra Conference 2017

Dr. Bruce Moss, Music Director & Conductor
Ray E. Cramer, LCDR Lorelei A. Conrad, Col. John R. Bourgeois Guest Conductors
Eric Goluszka, Alto Saxophone Soloist &
GySgt. Sara Sheffield, Mezzo Soprano Vocal Soloist

1. Let Freedom Ring - Ryan Nowlin
2. Carnival Overture - Antonin Dvorak, arr Leigh D. Steiger
3. Hymn for the Innocent - Julie Giroux;  Ray E. Cramer, conductor
4. Jubilancelation! - Richard L. Saucedo; LCDR Lorelei A. Conrad, conductor
5. Pequena Czarda - Pedro Iturralde, trans. Roger Niese; Eric Goluszka, alto saxophone
6. Dancefares - Jess Langston Turner
7. Bringer of War (After Holst) - Brian Balmages
8. Fanfare Sounds, Op. 278 (Fanfarenklange) - Julius Fucik, arr. John R. Bourgeois;

Col JohnR. Bourgeois, conductor
9. In the Words of Johnny Mercer - arr. Ryan Nowlin;  GySgt. Sara Sheffield, mezzo-soprano
10. Second Thoughts - James M. Stephenson
11. Der Lehrmeister - Robert Sheldon
12. Dance of the Jesters - Peter Ilyich Tchaikovski, trans. Ray Cramer

Available from Mark Records, 10815 Bodine Road • Clarence. NY 14031-0406 50307-MCD
Ph: 716 759-2600 •

Live at Pick-Staiger Hall

Recorded live on December 22, 2012 at McCormick Place, Chicago IL, at the The 66th Annual Midwest Clinic An International Band & Orchestra Conference

Bruce Moss, Conductor
Craig Kirchhoff, Col. Arnald D. Gabriel. Myron Welch, Richard L. Blatti, Guest Conductors
Dale Underwood, University of Miami, Saxophone Soloist &
John Hagstrom, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Trumpet Soloist

1. Revelation March - William Paris Chambers/ed John R. Bourgeois
2. The Maker's Mark Overture for Band - Ryan Nowlin
3. Flegy for Albinoni - Shelley Hanson
Craig Kirchhoff, Conductor
4. Suite from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein/arr. Michael Davis
World Premiere Performance
Dale Underwood, University of Miami, Saxophone Soloist
Col. Arnald D. Gabriel, Conductor
5. Interruptions - Steven Bryant
6. Jubilee (Variations on "Saints Bound for Heaven") - James Curnow
Myron Welch, Conductor
7. The Purple Pageant March - Karl L. King/ed. John P. Paynter
Richard L.Blatti, Conductor
8. Portrait of a Trumpet - Sammy Nestico
John Hagstrom, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Trumpet Soloist
9. Carnival, from La Fiesta Mexicana - H. Owen Reed
10. Zenyatta "Galop"  - Frederick A. Speck

Available from Mark Records, 10815 Bodine Road • Clarence. NY 14031-0406 50307-MCD
Ph: 716 759-2600 •

In Honor of Our Mentors

Wheaton Municipal Band Summer 1969

Release Date: 2016
All selections are from live performances.

Bruce Moss, Conductor

1 Semper Fidelis - John Philip Sousa
2 The Dam Busters - Eric Coates
3 On the Hudson - E.F. Goldman
4 Library of Congress - John Philip Sousa / Bulla & Schissel
5 The Washington Post - John Philip Sousa
6 Emblem of Unity - J.J. Richards
7 Yankee Doodle - Morton Gould

8 Americans We - Henry Fillmore

9 American Civil War Fantasy - Jerry Bilik

10 Joyce's 71st New York Regiment - T.B. Boyer / Lake

11 Nobles of the Mystic Shrine - John Philip Sousa

12 The Battle of Shiloh - C.L. Barnhouse / Paynter

13 The Fairest of the Fair - John Philip Sousa

14 The Black Horse Troop - John Philip Sousa / Fennell

15 The Gallant Seventh - John Philip Sousa / Fennell

16 The Untitled March - John Philip Sousa / Brion & Schissel

17 Colossus of Columbia - R. Alexander / Bainum

18 National Emblem - E. Bagley

19 The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

Forward March!

2017 Midwest Clinic: Wheaton Municipal Band

Strike Up the Band