Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

Mar 25, 2023


Presented by Music Celebrations International, join talented bands from across the United States in honoring the music of one of the greatest masters of the wind ensemble tradition: Percy Grainger. Hear time-honored classics — and exciting new classics in the making — from a wide variety of composers, expertly performed by a curated group of highly skilled student performers hailing from some of the strongest music programs in the country. The past is alive and the future is bright at the Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival!

Music Celebrations International presents a free concert. Tickets required.

Fullerton College Symphonic Winds:
Percy Grainger

Ye Banks and Braes O’ Bonnie Doon

Jan Van der Roost

Algona Overture

Kataj Copley


Kevin Puts


Eric Whitacre


John Philip Sousa

The Minnesota March

Glenbard North High School Symphonic Band:
Percy Grainger (arr. Kopetz)

Tune in a Popular London Style

Julie Giroux

Hymn for the Innocent

William Owens

Rock Springs Saga

Edwin Franko Goldman (ed. Edward Lisk)

On the Mall

Randall D. Standridge

Danse Bohemien

Davenport Central High School Wind Ensemble:
Percy Grainger

Themes from “Green Bushes”

Steven Pyter

Harvest (for Wind Band)

Karl King (arr. James Swearingen)

Rough Riders

Frank Ticheli

Amazing Grace

David R. Gillingham

With Heart and Voice

Navarro College Wind Ensemble:
Percy Grainger

Molly on the Shore

Percy Grainger

Spoon River

David Maslanka


Omar Thomas

Come Sunday


Fullerton College Symphonic Winds, David Lopez conductor
Glenbard North High School Symphonic Band, Lauren Whisnant conductor
Davenport Central Wind Symphony, Alex Wilga conductor
Navarro College Wind Ensemble, Joshua Buckrucker conductor