2019-2020 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: The Great Spirit

October 27, 2019 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Danzon No. 2: Arturo Marquez

After A Gentle Rain: Anthony Iannacone

Sunrise at Angel’s Gate: Phillip Sparke

Trittico: Vaclav Nelhybel

Symphony No. 3 “The Great Spirit”: Ferrer Ferran


WINTER CONCERT: Ancient Wonders and Legends

February 9, 2020 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Canzona: Peter Mennin

Rest: Frank Ticheli

Zion: Dan Welcher

Cartoon: Paul Hart

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Alex Poelman


SPRING CONCERT: Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic


2018-2019 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: Ancient Gods & Mythology

October 28, 2018 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Equus – Eric Whitacre

Music of the Spheres – Phillip Sparke

The Gods of Olympus – Oscar Navarro


WINTER CONCERT: The Four Corners of the World

February 10, 2019 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Profanation: Leonard Bernstein

Les Couleurs Fauves: Karel Husa

“La Vita” Symphony: Yasuhide Ito

Danceries: Kenneth Hesketh

Wind of Yemen: Boris Pigovat


SPRING CONCERT: The Roman Trilogy

April 7, 2019 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Roman Trilogy: Martin Ellerby

Feste Romane: Ottorino Respigh, arr. Kimura

Fountains of Rome: Ottorino Respighi, arr. Odom

Pines of Rome: Ottorino Respighi, arr. Duker


2017-2018 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: Wind Band Classics

October 29, 2017 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program Celebration Overture, Op. 61 (1955): Paul Creston

Jericho, Rhapsody for Symphonic Band (1941): Morton Gould

Suite Francaise (1945): Darius Milhaud

March from “Symphonic Metamorphosis” (1945): Paul Hindemith, Trans. By Keith Wilson

Symphony for Band, Op. 69 (1958): Vincent Persichetti

Russian Christmas Music (1947): Alfred Reed


WINTER CONCERT: O Earth, O Stars

February 11, 2018 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme (2012): Michael Gandolfi

Selections from The Danserye (2002): Tielman Susato, arr. P. Dunnigan

O Earth, O Stars (2010): David Maslanka - Guest Artists: Sergio Pallottelli (Flute), Francesca McNeeley (Cello)


SPRING CONCERT: Suites

April 8, 2018 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Jubilee Overture: Phillip Sparke

Harrison’s Dream: Peter Graham

Les Trois Notes du Japon: Toshio Mashima

Heroes, Lost and Fallen: David Gillingham

Ceremonial: Ferrer Ferran


2016-2017 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: Theme & Variations

October 30, 2016~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Danse Folatre: Claude T. Smith

My Sister’s Tears: Ralph Hultgren

Fantasy Variations on a Theme by Niccolo Paganini: James Barnes

Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn: Norman Della Joio

Symphony No. 3: Vittorio Giannini


WINTER CONCERT: The Big Apple

January 31, 2016 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: To Tame the Perilous Skies: David Holsinger

Symphony for Band, “West Point”: Morton Gould

Symphony No. 2, “The Big Apple”: Johan de Meij


SPRING CONCERT: Music of Exotic Lands

April 10, 2016 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Aegean Festival Overture: Andreas Makris

Sinfonietta: Ingolf Dahl

Torch Dance: James Barnes

Samurai: Nigel Clarke

Dances from Crete: Adam Gorb


2015-2016 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: Lord of the Rings

October 25, 2015 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Awayday (1996): Adam Gorb

Thames Journey (2003): Nigel Hess

The Awakening of the Ents (1987): H. Owen Reed

Symphony No. 1, “The Lord of the Rings” (1988): Johan de Meij


WINTER CONCERT: Rimsky-Korsakov

January 31, 2016 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Festive Overture (1954): Shostakovich/Hunsberger

Cappriccio Italien (1880): Tchaikovsky/Hindsley

Polovetsian Dances (1890): Borodin/Hindsley

Cappriccio Espagnol (1887): Rimsky-Korsakov/Hindsley

1812 Overture (1880): Tchaikovsky/Hindsley


SPRING CONCERT: Suites

April 10, 2016 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Bugler’s Dream from “Charge!” (1958): Leo Arnaud

First Suite in Eb for Military Band (1909): Gustav Holst

Dali (2005): Aldo Forte

Whirr, Whirr, Whirr!!! (2002): Ralph Hultgren

Scenes from Childhood (2009): Kit Turnbull

Gloriosa (1990): Yasuhide Ito


2014-2015 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: Dances

October 26, 2014 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Suite from “The Pineapple Poll” (1952): Arthur Sullivan, Arr. Charles Mackerras

Incantation and Dance (1963): John Barnes Chance

Yiddish Dances (1998): Adam Gorb

Three Dances from “The Bartered Bride” (1866): Bedrich Smetana, Arr. Erik Janners

Symphonic Dances (2010): Yosuke Fukuda


WINTER CONCERT: Band Symphonies

February 8, 2015 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Olympica (1992): Jan Van der Roost

Sinfonia “Il Fiume” (1984): Jurriaan Andriessen

Symphony XV, “Conflicts and Confluences” (1983): Henk Badings

Symphony in Bb (1951): Paul Hindemith


SPRING CONCERT: Latino-Mexicana

April 12, 2015 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: El Golpe Fatal (1989): Dirk Brosse

Fete-Dieu a Seville (1909): Isaac Albeniz, Arr. By Lucien Cailliet

Magallanes (2005): Ferrer Ferran

Vientos Y Tangos (2004): Michael Gandolfi

La Rodana: Pasacalle Espanol (2005): Ferrer Ferran

Duende (2010): Luis Serrano Alarcon


2013-2014 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: Europa

October 27, 2013 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Smetana Fanfare (1984): Karel Husa

Dunamis (1979): Amdre Waignein

Two Symphonic Movements 91970): Vaclav Nelhybel

Dionysiaques, Op. 63 (1913): Florent Schmitt

The Pines of Rome (1925): Ottorino Respighi


WINTER CONCERT: American Composers

February 2, 2014 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Tempered Steel: Charles Rochester Young

The Thunderer March: John Philip Sousa

New England Triptych: William Schuman

The Klaxon March: Henry Fillmore

Elegy for a Young American: Ronlad Lo Presti

Galactic Empires: David Gillingham

Give Us This Day: David Maslanka


SPRING CONCERT: From Russia With Love

April 6, 2014 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Overture to Colas Breugnon: Kabalevsky/Beeler

Gagarin: Nigel Clark

Symphony No: 12, The Year of 1917: Shostokovich/Janners

Pictures at an Exhibition: Mussorgsky/Hindsley


2012-2013 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERTS: Music of Places

October 25, 2012 ~ WMEA Convention (Madison, WI)

Program: Midnight in Buenos Aires: Adam Gorb

Angels in the Architecture: Frank Ticheli (featuring Morgan R. Rossi, soprano)

Dance of the New World: Dana Wilson


November 18, 2012 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Rocky Point Holiday: Ron Nelson

Hammersmith, Prelude and Scherzo: Gustav Holst

Midnight in Buenos Aires: Adam Gorb

Angels in the Architecture: Frank Ticheli - featuring Morgan R. Rossi, soprano

Midnight in Buenos Aires: Adam Gorb

Lincolnshire Posey: Percy Grainger

Dance of the New World: Dana Wilson


WINTER CHAMBER CONCERT: Members of the Knightwind Ensemble perform chamber works

February 10, 2013 ~ Mount Mary College (Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Serenade, Op. 7: Richard Strauss

Woodwind Quartet: Walter Hartley

Scarlattiana (woodwind quartet): arr. Irving Rosenthal

Contra Dance (woodwind quartet): Beethoven, arr. Hahn

Octet for Wind Instruments (1952): Igor Stravinsky

Quartette (Allegro de Concert) [sax quartet]: Caryl Florio

Celtic Collage (saxophone quartet): arr. Paul Harvey

The Good Soldier Schweik Suite: Robert Kurka


SPRING CONCERT: A Renaissance Faire

April 14, 2013 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: Poeme Montagnard: Jan Van der Roost

William Byrd Suite: Gordon Jacob

Variants on a Mediaeval Tune: Norman Del Joio

Terpsichore: Bob Margolis


2011-2012 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor

FALL CONCERT: Wind Band Masterworks

November 20, 2011 ~ South Milwaukee PAC

Program: Tunbridge Fair: Walter Piston

Alborada del Gracioso: Maurice Ravel (arr. Lawrence Odom)

Music for Prague 1968: Karel Husa

Divertimento for Band: Vincent Persichetti

Dance Movements: Philip Sparke

Folk Dances: Dmitri Shostokovich (arr. H. Robert Reynolds)


SPRING CONCERTS: Songs & Dances

Friday, March 30, 2012 ~ Lawrence University Chapel (Appleton, WI)

Sunday, April 1, 2012 ~ South Milwaukee PAC (South Milwaukee, WI)

Program: To Walk With Wings: Julie Giroux

Passacaglia & Fugue in C Minor: J.S. Back (arr. Hunsberger)

Venetian Spells: Martin Ellerby

Piece of Mind: Dana Wilson

Colonial Song: Percy Grainger (Tribute to Chris Kolbe, former Knightwind member)

Scootin' on Hardrock: David Holsinger


2010-2011 CONCERT SEASON

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Conductor (1st season as Music Director)

FALL CONCERT: Music From the World and Beyond

November 21, 2010 ~ Wisconsin Lutheran College, Schwan Concert Hall (Milwaukee WI)

Program: The Planets: Mars, The Bringer of War & Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity: Gustav Holst

Fantasia in G Major: J.S. Bach (trans. Goldman and Leist)

Spartacus: Jan Van der Roost

Dreamscapes: Martin Ellerby

Song of Lir: Fergal Carroll

Aspen Jubilee: Ron Nelson - featuring Kathryn Mantoan, soprano


SPRING CONCERT: Music of the Heart

April 3, 2011 ~ South Milwaukee PAC

Program: Year of the Dragon: Philip Sparke

Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral: Richard Wagner (trans. Lucien Cailliet)

English Dances, Set One: Malcolm Arnold (trans. Maurice Johnstone)

Third Symphony, OP. 89: James Barnes