11900 Bailey Road
Cornelius, NC 28031
Ms. Ruth Petersen, Director

Repertoire

Concert Band


2016-2017

7th & 8th Grade Band:

SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Superior
Boston Heritage Festival - National Rating of Silver

Aquia Landing by Paul Murtha
The Tears of Arizona (Pearl Harbor Remembered) by Brian Balmages
From the Concord Chronicles by Tyler S. Grant




2015-2016

7th & 8th Grade Band:
 
Music in the Parks Festival - Atlanta, GA - Superior
1st Place & Best Overall Middle School Band

SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Superior

Gateway March by Eric Osterling
Fanfare on a Theme of Imagination by Brian Balmages
Coldwater Crossing by Michael Sweeney




2014-2015

7th & 8th Grade Band:
 
Festival Disney - Excellent

SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Superior

Crosswinds March by James Swearingen
The Legend of Castle Armagh by Paul Murtha
In the Court of the KIng by Randall D. Standridge




2013-2014

7th & 8th Grade Band:

Music in the Parks Festival - Busch Gardens, VA

Superior & 3rd Place

 
SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Superior

Forward March! by Paul Murtha

Ghost Ship by Michael Story

The Pioneer Spirit by Michael Story




2012-2013

7th & 8th Grade Band:

Music in the Parks Festival - Cedar Point, OH

Superior & 1st Place

Best Overall Middle School Band

 
SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Superior

Front and Center! by Paul Murtha

Land of the Rising Sun arranged by Michael Story

Project Mercury by Mekel Rogers




2011-2012

7th & 8th Grade Band: 

Music in the Parks Festival - Busch Gardens, VA

Superior & 2nd Place

 
SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Excellent
Sightreading - Superior

Seaway Festival March by John O'Reilly

Mystic Dance by Michael Sweeney

Steal the Thunder by Rob Grice



2010-2011

7th & 8th Grade Band:


SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Excellent

Sightreading - Superior


Music in the Parks Festival - Hersheypark

Superior & 1st Place


Cedar Valley March by Steve Hodges

Down by the Salley Gardens by Michael Sweeney

The Huguenots by Ed Kiefer



2009-2010

7th & 8th Grade Band: 


SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Excellent

Sightreading - Superior


Music in the Parks Festival - Busch Gardens

Excellent & 2nd Place


Guardians of Liberty by Paul Murtha

Images of Ireland by Brian Balmages

Triton Fanfare by Robert W. Smith




2008-2009


8th Grade Band:


SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Excellent

Sightreading - Excellent


Land of Liberty by James Swearingen

We Will Remember by Gary Fagan

The Pursuit of Knowledge by Larry Clark


7th Grade Band:


SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Excellent


Diamond Ridge March by Anne McGinty

Incantation & Ritual by Brian Balmages

Enchanted Village by Sean O'Loughlin




2007-2008


8th Grade Band:


SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Superior

Sightreading - Superior


Music in the Parks Festival - Busch Gardens

Excellent & 1st Place


Success March by Andy Clark
Two Scottish Dances by Michael Sweeney
The Royal Tower by Michael Sweeney

7th Grade Band:


SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Superior


Music in the Parks Festival - Carowinds

Excellent & 1st Place & Best Overall Middle 

School Band


Spitfire March by Michael Story

Chrysalis by Michael Story

Mystic Dance by Michael Sweeney




2006-2007

7th & 8th Grade Band:


SCDBA Concert Band MPA - Excellent

Sightreading - Superior


Down by the Salley Gardens by Michael Sweeney

Apollo Fanfare by Robert W. Smith

Jazz Band



2016-2017

7th & 8th Grade Jazz:


UNC-Charlotte 49er Jazz Festival - Superior

NC Jazz Regional - West MPA - Superior


No Clams, Just Oysters by George Vincent

C-Jam Blues arr. by Rick Stitzel

Crazy Train arr. Paul Murtha




2015-2016

7th & 8th Grade Jazz:


NC Jazz Regional - West MPA - Superior


Pepperoni Blues by Dean Sorenson
Latin Nights by Jerry Nowak

Crank It Up by Patrick Broadbent



2014-2015 

7th & 8th Grade Jazz:


NC Jazz Regional - West MPA - Excellent

 

Basie-cally the Blues by Mike Story
Orangatango by Rick Stitzel

It Is What It Is by Victor Lopez




2013-2014

 7th & 8th Grade Jazz:

 

NC Jazz Regional - West MPA - Superior

 

Drama for Your Mama by Victor Lopez
Flat Tire Shuffle by Dean Sorenson

Sing, Sing, Sing arr. by Vince Gassi




2012-2013

 

7th & 8th Grade Jazz:

 

NC Jazz Regional - West MPA - Excellent

 

Hog's Breath Cafe by Dean Sorenson
As Aguas da Mola by Peter Blair

In the Mode by Ethan Freier

 


 

2011-2012

 

7th & 8th Grade Jazz:

 

NC Jazz Regional - West MPA - Excellent

 

Cute by Hefti/Story
A Blues to Grow On by Dean Sorenson

Power Trip by Dean Sorenson 



 

2010-2011

 

7th & 8th Grade Jazz:

 

NC Jazz Regional - West MPA - Excellent


Cubano Chant by Mike Story

Blue 'n' Moody by Michael Sweeney

Jazz Hero by George Vincent

 



2009-2010

 

7th & 8th Grade Jazz:


NC Jazz Regional -West MPA - Superior


Blue Train arr. Paul Murtha

Rumba Latina by Victor Lopez

Rollin' On Down the Road by Tom Molter

 


 

2008-2009


7th & 8th Grade Jazz:

 

NC Jazz Regional -West MPA - Superior


Dutch Treat arr. Mike Lewis

Dreamsville arr. Vince Gassi

Turn Up the Heat arr. Beach/Shutack

 


 

2007-2008


7th & 8th Grade Jazz:

 

NC Jazz Regional -West MPA - Superior


Drama for Your Mama by Victor Lopez

What a Wonderful World arr. Stitzel

No Clams, Just Oysters by George Vincent

 


 

 2006-2007


7th & 8th Grade Jazz:

 

NC Jazz Regional -West MPA - Superior


The Judge by Paul Cook

Caravan arr. by John Berry

Peter Gunn Theme arr. Mike Lewis