Summer Band!

The Eastside Youth Concert Band Summer Band 2024

Monday, August 5-Friday, August 9, 7pm-9pm each evening.

Concert is open to the public at 8pm, Friday, August 9 at Pacific Cascade Middle School School in Issaquah!!

The summer band is geared toward advanced high school and exceptional middle school band members.  Prospective band members must audition and be invited to join the band, academic year band members are automatically invited to join the band, but must still send in an audition for seating.   Click here for information on auditions.  Summer tuition is $140.  Each additional sibling participant is $120.  

This summer, we will:

Get our chops in shape!

Keep our chops in shape!

Test out our “chops” on some tunes we have never played before!

Play interesting and exciting music with peers who also love to play!

Meet other teens who enjoy the same things we do!

Hone our leadership and teamwork skills! 

Not get up early!  (unless we have jobs or other fun activities during the day)

2023’s Summer Repertoire:

Dedicatory Overture

by Clifton Williams

Australian Up-Country Tune

by Percy Grainger, arr. Glenn Bainum

Silverado

by Bruce Broughton, arr. Randol Bass

What’s up at the Symphony?
(Bugs Bunny’s Greatest Hits)

arr. Jerry Brubaker

Rolling Stones: The Music Tour

arr. Victor Lopez

Them Basses
A March

by G. H. Huffine

2022’s Summer Repertoire:

Sabre Dance

by Aram Khachaturian

arranged by Jack Bullock

Outdoor Overture

by Aaron Copland (1938)

March to the Scaffold

by Hector Berlioz

arranged by Michael Story

My Neighbor Totoro 

Selections for Concert Band

1. Hey Let’s Go

2. The Village in May

3. Traveling Soot

4. The Path of Wind

5. Catbus

6. My Neighbor Totoro

by Joe Hisaishi, arr. by Yo Goto

[Summer 2020 & 2021 Cancelled due to Covid-19]

2019’s Summer Repertoire:

Baba Yetu, arr. by Wagner

Bugler’s Holiday, by Leroy Anderson

Archie Carman, Luke Kraynak, Veer Shukla

Carmina Burana, arr. Krance

  1. O Fortune, variable as the moon
  2. I lament Fortune’s blows
  3. Behold the Spring
  4. Were the wold all mine
  5. When we are in the Tavern
  6. I am suspended between love and chastity
  7. Sweetest Boy
  8. Hail to thee, most beautiful
  9. Fortune, Empress of the World

A Bernstein Tribute, arr. Grundman

“West Side Story” 

(Prologue; Somewhere; Scherzo; Mambo)

“On The Town” 

(The Great Lover; Times Square: 1944; Lonely Town)

Excerpts from The Overture to “Candide.”

Bond, James Bond, arr. by Bulla

James Bond Theme; Skyfall; Nobody Does It Better; Goldfinger and Live and Let Die

Hollywood Milestones, arr. Higgins

  • Theme From ‘Jaws’
  • Where Do I Begin (Love Story)
  • Star Trek(R) The Motion Picture
  • Raiders March
  • Chariots Of Fire
  • Back To The Future
  • Theme From E.T. (The Extra-Terrestrial)
  • Beauty And The Beast
  • Theme From ‘Jurassic Park’
  • Forrest Gump – Main Title (Feather Theme)
  • Main Title – Apollo 13

2018’s Summer Repertoire:

Symphonic Suite from Star Trek, arr. by Bocook

Enterprising Young Men, To Boldly Go, End Credits

Pink Floyd Medley, arr. by Robert Fienga

Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Money, Another Brick in The Wall

Led Zeppelin on Tour, arr. by Patrick Roszell

Rock and Roll, Immigrant Song, Black Dog, Kashmir and Stairway to Heaven

Slava! by Bernstein, arr. by Grundman

Selections from Disney/Pixar’s Up, arr. by Michael Brown

We’re in the Club Now, The Spirit of Adventure, Russell Like Fine Whine

2017’s Summer Repertoire: 

Salvation is Created (Tschesnokoff) arranged by Bruce Houseknecht

Gavornka Fanfare by Jack Stamp

Regenesis (Song of the Planet) by John Higgins

Bugler’s Holiday by Leroy Anderson, transcribed by Michael Edwards

Soloists: Kyle Jenkins, Rosie Allwright, Vincent Zhang

The Maker’s Mark Overture for Band by Ryan Nowlin

Folk Dances by Dmitri Shostakovitch arranged by Frank Erickson

At The Movies With John Williams 

by John Williams, arranged by Justin Williams

featuring

The Planet Krypton (Superman)

Flight to Neverland (Hook), and

Somewhere in my Memory (Home Alone)