University Orchestras Repertoire2018-05-01T13:13:11+00:00

The Texas A&M University Orchestras Repertoire Lists

(2003- present)

 

 

 

 

2017-2018

Travis Almany, Conductor

 

University Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, October 15, 3:00pm, Rudder Theatre

Joaquin Rodrigo: Dos miniaturas andaluzas

John Williams: A Prayer for Peace

Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky: Serenade for String Orchestra

 

Sunday, December 3, 7;00pm, Rudder Theatre

Franz Schubert: Symphony #8, Mvt 1

W.A. Mozart: Piano Concert no. 1, K, 37 – Miguel Sousa, Piano

Gioacchino Rossini: Overture to the Barber of Seville

Anderson: Sleigh Ride

 

Saturday, March 3, 3:00pm – Rudder Theatre

Benedetto Marcello: Introduction, (Aria) and Presto

Giacomo Puccini: I Crisantemi

Wiren: Serenade

Michael Daugherty: Strut

 

Saturday, April 28, 7:00pm, Rudder Theatre

Giuseppe: Verdi: Nabucco Overture

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #7

 

 

University Philharmonic Orchestra

 

Sunday, October 15, 3:00pm, Rudder Theatre

Brian Balmages: Forever Joyful

Jean Sibelius: Impromptu

Ian Coleman: Northumbrian Suite

Pleyel: Symphony in D – First Movement

Hans Zimmer/James Kazik: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

 

Sunday, December 3, 7:00pm, Rudder Theatre

JC Bach/Robert McCashin: Sinfonia No. 6 in G Minor – Allegro

Norman Dello Joio; Air for Strings

Andy Patterson: Te Dije

Camille Saint-Saens/Sandra Dackow: Danse Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila

Andy Reiner: Loonacy

 

Saturday, March 3, 3:00pm – Rudder Theatre

Samuel Scheidt/Lipton/Law: Canzona Bergamasca

Felix Mendelssohn/Robert Sieving: Symphony No. 4: Pilgrims’ March

Soon Hee Newbold: Fantasia Espanola

Pytor Tchaikovsky/Mark Hellem: Neapolitan Song

Alexander Safford: Folk Tune Air and Fiddler’s Fury

 

Saturday, April 28, 7:00pm, Rudder Theatre

George Handel/Sandra Dackow: Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No 1 – Allegro

Franz Schubert/Brian Holmes: Symphony No. 5 – First Movement

Joshua Samuel: Raindrops

Robert Kerr: Ode to the Plains and Wild Horses Running

Modest Mussorgsky/Carrie Gruselle: Pictures at an Exhibition

 

2016-17

Texas A&M University Orchestras

Travis Almany Conductor (first year)

 

University Chamber Orchestra

 

Sunday, October 2, 3:00pm, Rudder Theatre – The 20thCentury

Bloch: Concerto Grosso (with pianist Miguel Sousa)

Whitacre/Lavender: October

Shostakovich/Gosman: Spanish Dance

 

Sunday, December 4, 6:30pm, Rudder Theatre- The Classical Masters

Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Overture

Mendelssohn: Die Hebrides Overture

Haydn: Symphony 104

 

Saturday, February 25, 4:00pm -Featuring guest composer: David Maslanka

Bach/Dean: Fugue in G “The Little”

Maslanka: Music for String Orchestra

Grieg: Holberg Suite

 

Saturday, April 29, 7:00pm, Rudder Theatre – The New World

Dvorak: Symphony #9 “New World”

 

University Philharmonic Orchestra

 

Sunday, October 2, 3:00pm, Rudder Theatre

Lewis: English Suite

Gluck: Overture in D Major

Shostakovich/Lavender: Waltz #2

Gershwin/Brubacker: American in Paris

 

Sunday, December 4, 6:30pm, Rudder Theatre

Corelli/McAlister: Concerto Grosso, Op 7, No 8 in g

Phillips: Aspire

Joplin/McAlister: Bethany

Tchaikovsky/McAlister: The Nutcracker – Three Dances

 

Sunday, February 26, 4:30pm

Mozart/Parrish: Cosi Fan Tutte Overture

Holst: Brook Green Suite

Dvorak/Sieving: Symphony No. 8 – Allegretto Grazioso

Yes: Nicole Green

 

Saturday, April 29, 7:00pm, Rudder Theatre

Brahms: Waltzes No. 8, 10, 11

Strauss: Pizzicato Polka

Bernstein/Moss: West Side Story

Newbold: Perseus

 

2015-16

Texas A&M University Orchestras

Dr. Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

University Chamber Orchestra

 

October 18, 2015, Rudder Theatre

 

Rounds for String Orchestra (Mvt. I)                                                                        David Diamond

Suite For Lower Strings                                                                                                Clarice Assad

With Energy

With Joy

Andante

Sweetly

Wild

The Winton Suite                                                                                                             Adam Carse

Prelude

Air

Dance

Song

Finale

 

December 6, 2015, Rudder Theatre

Symphony Orchestra

 

Tragic Overture                                                                                                       Johannes Brahms

Slavonic Dances                                                                                                        Antonin Dvorak

No. 1 in C major (Furiant)

No. 2 in E minor (Dumka)

No. 4 in F major (Sousedská)

Radetzky March                                                                                                    Johann Strauss Sr.

Sleigh Ride                                                                                                                Leroy Anderson

 

 

March 6, 2016, Christ United Methodist Church, College Station

Texas A&M Symphony Orchestra and Christ UMC Sanctuary Choir

Daughters of Texas March                                                                                     John Philip Sousa

Saints Bound for Heaven                                                                                             Mack Wilberg

Rodeo                                                                                                                         Aaron Copland

Hoedown

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing                                                                          Mack Wilberg

Overture to Egmont                                                                                        Ludwig van Beethoven

Requiem for the Living                                                                                                      Dan Forest

Sanctus

 

April 29, 2016, Rudder Theatre

Texas A&M Chamber Orchestra and Century Singers

 

Adagio and Fugue                                                                                                          W.A. Mozart

Adagio for Strings                                                                                                       Samuel Barber

Simple Symphony                                                                                                    Benjamin Britten

Boisterous Bourree

Playful Pizzicato

Sentimental Saraband

Frolicsome Finale

Cradle Hymn (combined)                                                                                              Kim Arnesen

 

University Philharmonic Orchestra

 

October 18, 2015, Rudder Theatre

 

American Reel                                                                                                             Kirt N. Mosier

Concerto Grosso in G, Op. 6, No. 1                                                              George Frideric Handel

A tempo giusto

Allegro

Adagio

Allegro

Allegro

Capriol Suite                                                                                                                 Peter Warlock

Basse-Danse, Allegro moderato, D minor

Pavane, Allegretto, ma un poco lento, G minor

Tordion, Con moto, G minor

Bransles, Presto, G minor

Pieds-en-l’air, Andante tranquillo, G major

Mattachins (Sword Dance), Allegro con brio, F major

 

December 6, 2015, Rudder Theatre

 

Sinfonia II in D                                                                                                     Felix Mendelssohn

Allegro

Adante

Allegro Vivace

Andante Festivo                                                                                                             Jean Sibelius

A Moorside Suite                                                                                                           Gustav Holst

Scherzo

Nocturne

March

 

 

 

March 6, 2016, Christ United Methodist Church, College Station

Texas A&M Philharmonic Orchestra and the Prime Time Youth Choir

 

A-roving, from Suite for Strings                                                                                      John Rutter

Down to the River to Pray                                                                                        Mary McDonald

I have a bonnet trimmed in blue, from Suite for Strings                                       John Rutter

He is Lord of All                                                                                                      Benjamin Harlan

O waly waly, from Suite for Strings                                                                                 John Rutter

The Lord is My Shepherd                                                                                                  Allen Pote

Dashing away, from Suite for Strings                                                                              John Rutter

Living Water                                                                                                             Mary McDonald

 

 

April 30, 2016, Rudder Theatre

 

Selections from Twelve Tone Poems                                                                            Carl Reinecke

Trauermusik aus “Zenobia” (Morning Music from Zenobia)

Kaempevisa, Altnordischs Lied (“Kaempevisa,” Old Nordic Song)

Aus “Tausend und eine Nacht” (From “A Thousand and One Nights”)

Frieden der Nacht (Peace of the Night)

Friedensmarsch aus “Zenobia” (Peace March from “Zenobia”)

Balletmusik aus der Marchen-Oper “Prinzessin Gluckskind” (Balletmusik . from the Opera, “Princess Lucky Child”)

Rosa Mundi                                                                                                                       Paul Lewis

Molly on the Shore                                                                                                     Percy Grainger

 

May, 2016, Texas A&M Orchestra, Tour of Ireland

 

Sinfonia in D                                                                                                        Felix Mendelssohn

Movement I, Allegro

Rosa Mundi                                                                                                                       Paul Lewis

A Moorside Suite                                                                                                           Gustav Holst

March

Molly on the Shore                                                                                                     Percy Grainger

Suite for Strings                                                                                                                John Rutter

A- roving

I have a bonnet trimmed with blue

O, Waly Waly

Dashing away with the smoothing iron

American Reel                                                                                                                 Kirk Mosier

 

 

2014-15

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Dr. Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

 

October 18, 2014, Rudder Theatre

University String Orchestra

 

Little Suite                                                                                                                       Carl Nielsen

Prelude                                                                                                                            Gerald Finzi

Souvenir de Florence                                                                                  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

            Allegro Vivace

The Secret Language of Snow                                                                                          Kirk Vogel

Annui (Falling Snow)

Api (Fresh Snow on the Ground)

Siqoq (Swirling Snow Above Ridgetops)

First Performance with the Brazos Breeze Flute Choir

Robert McElroy, Conductor

 

December 6, 2014, Rudder Theatre

University Symphony Orchestra

 

Tancredi Overture                                                                                                Gioacchino Rossini

Concerto in G Major for Two Mandolins, RV 532                                                   Antonio Vivaldi

Allegro

Largo

Allegro

Ross Philips and Manuel Rodriguez

Guitar, Texas A&M Students Soloists

 

Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21                                                             Ludwig van Beethoven

Adagio Molto

Andante Cantible con Moto

Menuetto

Allegro Molto e Vivace

 

Spring of 2015 was the First Semester for the

University Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestras

 

University Chamber Orchestra

 

March 7, 2015, Rudder Theatre

Sanguinity                                                                                                                      Hayden Fox

World Premier

Texas A&M Student Composer

Momentum for Strings                                                                                                      Peter Hope

Dance

Sinfonia for String Orchesta (String Quartet No. 8 Op. 110)                             Dmitri Shostakovich

Largo

Allegro molto

Allegretto

Largo

Largo

A Moorside Suite for String Orchestra                                                                          Gustav Holst

Scherzo

Nocturne

March

 

May 1, 2015, Rudder Theatre

Sunrise Symphonic Mass                                                                                                   Ola Gjeilo

The Spheres

Sunrise

The City

Identity and The Ground

First Performance with the Texas A&M Century Singers

Eric Posada, Conductor

Momentum for Strings                                                                                                      Peter Hope

Momentum

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis                                                        Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

University Philharmonic Orchestra

 

March 7, 2015, Rudder Theatre

Music from Abdelazar                                                                                                  Henry Purcell

Overture

Rondeau

Air

Jig

Hornpipe

Air

Gabriel’s Oboe                                                                                                         Ennio Morricone

Austin Wang, Oboe

Texas A&M Student Soloist

Songs Without Words                                                                                          Felix Mendelssohn

Volkslied – Folk Song

Adagio

Fruhlingslied – Spring Song

Venetianisches – Venetian Gondola Song

Light Music for Strings                                                                                          Alan Rawsthorne,

 

May 2, 2015, Rudder Theatre

Serenade for Strings                                                                                                      Edward Elgar

Allegro Piacevole

Allegretto

Passacaglia – Death of Falstaff                                                                                   William Walton

St. Paul’s Suite for String Orchestra                                                                              Gustav Holst

Jig

Intermezzo

Finale (The Dargason)

 

2013-14

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Dr. Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

 

October 16, 2013, Rudder Theatre

University String Orchestra

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3                                                                                               J.S. Bach

Allegro

Mother of God                                                                                                               John Tavener

Molly on the Shore                                                                                                     Percy Grainger

Serenade for Strings, Op. 48                                                                                 Peter Tchaikovsky

Pezzo in Forma Sonatina

Walzer

Finale

 

November 23, 2013, Rudder Theatre

University Symphony Orchestra

 

Finlandia                                                                                                                         Jean Sibelius

Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46                                                                                      Edvard Grieg

  1. Morning Mood (Morgenstemming)
  2. Aase’s Death (Åses død)
  • Anitra’s Dance (Anitras dans)
  1. In the Hall of the Mountain King (I Dovregubbens hall)

The Moldau                                                                                                             Bedrich Smetana

 

March 1, 2014, Rudder Theatre

University String Orchestra Featuring Composer Steven Bryant

 

Spanish Dance                                                                                                    Dmitri Shostakovich

Rise                                                                                                                               Steven Bryant

Danzas de Panama for Strings                                                                               William Grant Still

            Danza 4, Cumbia y Congo                                                                                                    

Guest Conductor: Travis Almany

Texas A&M Associate Director of Bands

Introduction & Allegro                                                                                                  Edward Elgar

String Serenade                                                                                                         Antonin Dvorak

Finale

 

April 26, 2014, Rudder Theatre

University Symphony Orchestra

 

Sonata No. 5, D’Indy “Concerto”                                                                             Antonio Vivaldi

  1. Largo
  2. Allegro
  • Largo
  1. Allegro vivace

Eric Miller, Guest Soloist, Bassoon

Southwestern University Faculty

Vivace for String Orchestra                                                                                        Peter Lieuwen

World Premier

Texas A&M Faculty Composer

Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88                                                                                Antonin Dvorak

  1. Allegro con Brio
  2. Adagio
  • Allegretto grazioso
  1. Allegro ma non Troppo

 

 

2012-13

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Dr. Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

 

October 13, 2012, Rudder High School Theater

University String Orchestra

 

Concerto for Strings in G, “Alla Rustica,”                                                                 Antonio Vivaldi

Presto

Adagio

Allegro

Serenade for Strings, Op. 11                                                                                             Dag Wiren

Preludium

Andante espressivo

Scherzo

Marcia

Strut                                                                                                                      Michael Daugherty

Canzonetta                                                                                                                      Jean Sibelius

Eine kleine Nachtmusik                                                                                                 W. A. Mozart

Allegro

Romanze

Menuetto

Rondo

 

December 2, 2012, Rudder Theater

University Symphony Orchestra

 

Overture to Barber of Seville                                                                               Gioacchino Rossini

Norwegian Dance No. 1                                                                                               Edvard Grieg

Russian Easter Overture                                                                           Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov

Sleigh Ride                                                                                                                Leroy Andersen

 

February 8, 2013, Rudder Theater

February 9, 2013, Victoria Fine Arts Center

University String Orchestra

 

Strut                                                                                                                      Michael Daugherty

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik                                                                                     Wolfgang A. Mozart

Allegro

Travis Almany, Guest Conductor

Texas A&M Associate Director of Bands

Suite Antique                                                                                                                    John Rutter

Prelude

Ostionado

Chanson

Waltz

Penny Zent, Flute Soloist

Brazos Symphony Principal Flute

Hoedown from Rodeo                                                                                                Aaron Copland

 

April 20, 2013, Rudder Theater

University Symphony Orchestra

 

Concerto No. 3 in Bb Major for Clarinet                                                                         Karl Stamitz

Allegro moderato

Romanze

Rondo

Anna Carney, Soloist

Southwestern University Faculty

Symphony No. 7                                                                                            Ludwig van Beethoven

Poco sostenuto-Vivace

Allegretto

Presto

Allegro con brio

 

2011-12

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Dr. Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

 

October 9, 2011, Rudder High School

Texas A&M University String Orchestra

 

Concerto Grosso in D-minor, Op. 3 No. 11                                                              Antonio Vivaldi

Allegro-Adagio-Allegro

Largo e spiccato

Allegro

Wyatt Smitherman, violin, Sara Ballard, violin and Simon Lee, cello

Texas A&M University Student Soloists

 

Upbeat Strings                                                                                                              Derik Kendall

World Premiere

Texas A&M Student Composer

Andante Festivo for Strings                                                                                           Jean Sibelius

String Quartet No.3, Op. 73                                                                               Dmitri Shostakovich

III. Allegro non troppo

Suite for Strings                                                                                                                John Rutter

A- roving

I have a bonnet trimmed with blue

O, Waly Waly

Dashing away with the smoothing iron

 

Classical Masters Concert

December 3, 2011, Rudder High School

Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra

 

Coriolanus Overture, Op. 62                                                                          Ludwig van Beethoven

Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K-546                                                    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

No. 104 in D, the “London Symphony”                                                             Franz Joseph Haydn

Adagio – Allegro

Andante

Menuetto and Trio: Allegro

Finale: Spiritoso

 

February 25, 2012, Rudder High School

Texas A&M University String Orchestra

 

Palladio (1995)                                                                                                                Karl Jenkins

  1. Allegretto

Introduction – Aria – Presto (c. 1700)                                                                 B. Marcello/Bonelli

Travis Almany, Guest Conductor

Texas A&M Associate Director of Bands

Irish Tune From Country Derry (1913)                                                       Percy Aldridge Grainger

Brook Green Suite (1933)                                                                                              Gustav Holst

            Prelude

            Air

            Dance

Three Choral Preludes, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring(1716)                               J.S. Bach/Ormandy

Signs of Life II (1986)                                                                                                    Russell Peck

Allegro

 

April 22, 2012, Rudder High School

Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture (1826)                                                       Felix Mendelssohn

Signs of Life II (1986)                                                                                                      Russell Peck

Allegro

Arioso

Scherzo

Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” (1893)                                                      Antonín Dvořák

            Allegro con fuoco

 

 

2010-11

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Dr. Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

October 2010

Texas A&M University String Orchestra

Pizzicato Polka                                                                                       Johann Jr. and Josef Strauss

Concerto for Two Cellos in g minor                                                                                        Vivaldi

Largo

Allegro

James Deck and Amanda Rose

Texas A&M Student Soloists

Bonnie Harris-Reynolds, Harpsichord

Texas A&M Faculty

Capriol Suite                                                                                                                          Warlock

Basse-Danse

Pavane

Tordion

Bransles

Pieds-en-l’air

Mattachins (Sword Dance)

Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major                                                                                             Mendelssohn

Allegro

Andante

Allegro vivace

 

December 2010

Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra

Russlan and Ludmilla Overture                                                                                   Mikhail Glinka

Pavane pour une infant defunte                                                                                    Maurice Ravel

Symphony No. 35, K385, D major “Haffner”                                                               W.A. Mozart

            Allegro con spirito

             Andante

             Menuetto

             Presto

Danse Bacchanale, Act III from Samson and Dalila                                            Camille Saint-Saëns

 

 

March, 2011

Texas A&M University String Orchestra

Overture in D to Euristeo                                                                   Christoph Willibald von Gluck

Allegro

Divertimento in D Major K. 136                                                             Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Allegro

Andante

Presto

October                                                                                                                          Eric Whitacre

Travis Almany, Guest Conductor

Texas A&M Associate Director of Bands

Holberg Suite, Suite in Olden Style, Op. 40                                                                  Edvard Grieg

Praeludium

Sarabande

Gavotte-Musette

Air

Rigaudon

 

April 2011

“For America” A Concert Featuring Music of American Composers

Presented by the Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra and the Christ United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir

Directed by Dr. Paul Sikes and Mr. James Faith

Hoe Down from Rodeo                                                                                              Aaron Copland

God Bless America                                                                          Irving Berlin/arr. Roy Ringwald

From Sea to Shining Sea                                                                     Samuel Ward/Katherine Bates

Salute to the Armed Forces                                                                                  arr. Camp Kirkland

Anthem of Gratitude                                                                         Joseph Martin/orch. Stan Pethel

Saturday Night Waltz from Rodeo                                                                              Aaron Copland

The Awakening                                                                                                            Joseph Martin

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing                                                                    arr. Mack Wilberg

Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                                              arr. Peter Wilhousky

Daughters of Texas                                                               John Philip Sousa/ed. Frederick Finnell

 

 

 

2009-10

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

October 2009

Texas A&M University String Orchestra

American Reel                                                                                                                  Kirt Mosier

Air for Strings                                                                                                      Norman Dello Joio

Serenade for Strings, Op.48                                                                        Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pezzo in forma di Sonatina

Walzer

Elegie

Finale (Tema Russo)

 

December 2009

Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra

Fingal’s Cave Overture “Die Hebrides”, Op.26                                                   Felix Mendelssohn

Carmen Suites Nos.1 & 2                                                                                             Georges Bizet

Prelude

Aragonaise

Intermezzo

March des contrebandiers

Habanera

La garde montante

Les dragons d’Alcala

Les Toreadors

Sleigh Ride                                                                                                                Leroy Anderson

 

March 2010

Texas A&M University String Orchestra

Concerto in G Major for Two Violas                                                                                  Telemann

Brynnan Fink and Roxsan Manshouri

Texas A&M Student Soloists

Bonnie Harris-Reynolds, Harpsichord

Texas A&M Faculty

Adagio in g minor                                                                                                   Giazotto/Albinoni

James Faith, Organ

Music Director Christ UMC

Rumanian Folk Dances                                                                                                Bartok/Willner

Jocul cu bâta (Dance with Stick)

Brâul (Waistband Dance)

Pe Loc (Stamping Dance)

Buciumeana (Horn Dance)

Poarga Românească (Romanian Polka)

Mărunţel (Quick Dance)

Travis Almany, Guest Conductor

Texas A&M Associate Director of Bands

Hoe Down from “Rodeo”                                                                                                      Copland

 

April 2010

Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra

L’Italiana in Algeri: Overture                                                                                                  Rossini

In the Steppes of Central Asia                                                                                                Borodin

Symphony No. 8 in B minor, Unfinished                                                                             Schubert

Allegro moderato

Unter Donner und Blitz, op.324 (Thunder and Lightning Polka)                          Strauss, Johann Jr.

 

 

2008-09

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Paul Sikes, Conductor

 

December 2008

Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra

Finlandia, op. 26, no. 7                                                                                                   Jean Sibelius

Fantasia on Greensleeves                                                                            Ralph Vaughan Williams

Molly on the Shore                                                                                      Percy Aldridge Grainger

Wellington’s Victory, op. 91                                                                          Ludwig van Beethoven

 

March 2009

Texas A&M University String Orchestra

Chacony                                                                                                                        Henry Purcell

St. Paul’s Suite                                                                                                               Gustav Holst

Jig

Ostinato

Intermezzo

Finale, The Dargason

Travis Almany, Guest Conductor

Texas A&M Associate Director of Bands

Simple Symphony                                                                                                    Benjamin Britten

Boisterous Bourree

Playful Pizzicato

Sentimental Saraband

Frolicsome Finale

 

April 2009

Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra

Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld                                                                             Offenbach

Piano Concerto No. 9 “Jeunehomme” K. 27                                                                           Mozart

            Allegro

Juhee Choi, Piano

Texas A&M Student Soloist

Pie Jesus, from Requiem                                                                                                            Faure

Mary Jan Black, Soprano Soloist

March Slave                                                                                                                    Tchaikovsky

 

 

2007-08

Texas A&M University Orchestra

Paul Sikes, Conductor

1styear as a class at Texas A&M

 

December 2007

Fall Concert

Egmont Overture, Op. 84                                                                             Ludwing van Beethoven

 

Serenade for Strings, Op. 20                                                                                         Edward Elgar

Allegro piacevole

Larghetto

Allegretto

 

Symphony No. 94 in G Major “The Surprise Symphony”                                          Joseph Haydn

Adagio cantabile – Vivace assai

Andante

Menuetto

Allegro di molto

 

April 2008

Spring Concert

Concerto Grosso No. 1, Op. 6                                                                                                 Handel

A tempo giusto

Allegro

Adagio

Allegro

Allegro

Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46                                                                                      Edvard Grieg

Morning Mood (Morgenstemning)

Aase’s Death (Åses død)

Anitra’s Dance (Anitras dans)

In the Hall of the Mountain King (I Dovregubbens hall)

Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 and 6                                                                                             Brahms

 

2006-07

TAMU Orchestra Club

Beau Benson, Student Conductor

 

 December, 2006

Winter Concert:        Symphony no. 1 in C major, Ludwig Van Beethoven

Symphony no. 8 in B minor D. 759 “Unfinished”, Franz Schubert

Finlandia, Jean Sibelius

May 2007

Spring Concert:         Night on Bald Mountain,

Modest Mussorgsky & Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Symphony No. 1, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Intermezzo, Modest Mussorgsky

 

2005-06

TAMU Orchestra Club

Brad Cawyer, Student Conductor

 

December, 2005

Winter Concert:        Dah Boodyet Radost, Konstantin Zhigulin

Symphony no. 9 in E, op.95, Antonín Dvorák

May, 2006

Spring Concert:         Kyrie from Mass: “Ut, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La”,

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

“May the God of Wit inspire…” from The Fairy Queen, Henry Purcell

Concerto in C major for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra: Andantino,

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Faith O’Neal, harp; Jason Blank, flute

The Hebrides Overture, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Dolly, Suite, Gabriel Fauré

Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, Alan Hovhaness

 

2004-05

TAMU Orchestra Club

Brad Cawyer, Student Conductor

 

December, 2004

Winter Concert:        Concerto for Flute in D Major, K. 314, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jason Blank, flute

Academic Festival Overture, Johannes Brahms

Hungarian Dances Nos. 5, 6 and 7, Johannes Brahms

Emperor Waltz, Op. 437, Johann Strauss, Jr.

Radetzky March, Johann Strauss, Sr.

May, 2005

Spring Concert:         “Berceuse” & “Final” from The Firebird, Igor Stravinsky

Marche Slav, P.I. Tchaikovsky

Overture on 3 Russian Themes, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

“Gopak” from The Fair at Sorochinsky, Modest Moussorgsky

Concerto #2 for Piano, 2nd movement, Sergei Rachmaninoff

Brian Davidson, piano

 

 

2003-04

TAMU Orchestra Club

Brad Cawyer, Student Conductor

1styear of the orchestra club at Texas A&M

 

December, 2003

Winter Concert:        Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Johann Sebastian Bach

Adagio for Strings, Samuel Barber

Divertimento in D, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Holiday selections:

White Christmas, W&M by Irving Berlin Arr. by Bruce Chase

Christmas Medley, Arr. by Arthur Harris

Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson

May, 2004

Spring Concert:         St. Paul’s Suite for String Orchestra, mvmts 1 and 4, Gustav Holst

Hoe-Down from Rodeo, Aaron Copland

L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1, mvmts 1 and 2, Georges Bizet

Nimrod from Enigma Variations, Edward Elgar

Finlandia, Jean Sibelius