• 2010-2011 Concert Season

2010-2011 Meyerson Concert Season

25th Anniversary Season

We hope you enjoyed our 25th Anniversary Meyerson Concert Season! What did you like most? Exciting movie soundtrack music from John Williams? Special guest artists? Heavy-artillery orchestral classics? Sousa marches? No matter - it was all there for you!

Be sure to check the Program Archives menu for complete program listings from previous seasons.

September 22, 2010

The Leaves Are Falling
25 FUN, FRIENDLY & AMAZING YEARS!

Fanfare: Capilano Fanfare - Steve Smith
Performed by the Baylor University Wind Ensemble Brass & Percussion, Dr. Eric Wilson, conductor

Manhattan Beach March – John Philip Sousa
First Suite in Eb – Gustav Holst
Concert Piece for Clarinet – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (James Gillespie, Clarinet)
The Leaves Are Falling – Warren Benson
Overture to Oberon – Carl Maria von Weber, arr. M.L. Lake
Colonial Song – Percy Grainger
Molly on the Shore – Percy Grainger
Symphonic Songs for Band – Robert Russell Bennett
Irish Tune from County Derry - Percy Grainger (encore)
Semper Fidelis - John Philip Sousa (encore)

October 19, 2010
Star Wars

Fanfare: Peregrine Flight - Robert Bruns
Performed by the Texas A&M University-Commerce Wind Ensemble Brass

The Cowboys – John Williams
Raiders March – John Williams
Far and Away – John Williams
Schindler’s List – John Williams (Don Fabian, Saxophone)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind – John Williams
Star Wars – John Williams
March from 1941 – John Williams

November 16, 2010
Playing With Fire
CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF FRANK TICHELI - WITH THE THE JIM CULLUM JAZZ BAND

 

Fanfare: Fanfare for a New Beginning - Taylor A. Goodson
Performed by members of the UT Arlington Wind Symphony

Postcard – Frank Ticheli
San Antonio Dances – Frank Ticheli
Rest – Frank Ticheli
Symphony No. 2 – Frank Ticheli
Playing With Fire – Frank Ticheli (Jim Cullum Jazz Band)
December 21, 2010
Christmas At The Meyerson
Mela Dailey, soprano - Bradley Welch, organ

 

Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson
Minor Alterations No. 2 - David Lovrien (World Premiere)
Silent Night - arr. Dennis Llinas
I Wonder As I Wander - J.J. Niles
Exaltation! - John Gibson
Little Drummer Boy - Katherine Davis
O Holy Night - Adolphe Adam, arr. Lovrien
Christmas Sing-Along - arr. Lovrien
A Christmas Festival - Leroy Anderson
January 25, 2011
Roman Festivals
with THE GDYO WIND SYMPHONY & LAY FAMILY CONCERT ORGAN

 

Fanfare: Festival Fanfare - Mike Forbes
Performed by the Dallas Wind Symphony Brass Choir

Rex Tremendae Majestatis – Christopher Theofanidis
Lincolnshire Posy – Percy Grainger
Feste Romane – Ottorino Respighi
Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn – Norman Dello Joio
Quartets – Roger Cichy
February 15, 2011
Big Band Boogie

Fanfare: Shadows - Henry Dorn
Performed by the University of Oklahoma Wind Symphony Brass & Percussion

It’s our annual salute to the fabulous Big Band Era! Piano man Jeff Hellmer leads the 19-piece DWS Swing Band, accompanied by the swinging Dallas Wind Symphony. Music from the songbooks of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, and more!

Skyliner (Charlie Barnett)
Going My Way (Glenn Miller)
Lunceford Special (Jimmy Lunceford)
Hop, Skip and Jump (Artie Shaw)
Siboney (Xavier Cugat)
Night Train (Buddy Morrow)
Stompin' At The Savoy
Mambo Beat (Tito Puente)
Lil' Darlin' (Count Basie)
Hotcha Cornia (Spike Jones)
Concerto For Cootie (Duke Ellington)
Josephine (Wayne King)
Honeysuckle Rose (Benny Goodman)

March 15, 2011
Scheherazade

Fanfare: Fanfare MMX - Ralph Raymond Hays
Performed by the Louisiana State University Brass & Percussion Ensemble, Joe Skillen, conductor

March, opus 99 – Sergei Prokofiev
Aurora Awakes – John Mackey
Carmen Fantasy – Francois Bourne (Mary Karen Clardy, flute)
Scheherazade – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
April 20, 2011
Redshift
CELEBRATING AMERICAN COMPOSERS

 

Fanfare: Appollonian Ascent - Daniel M. Pfannstiel
Performed by the Texas Christian University Wind Symphony Brass

Rocky Point Holiday – Ron Nelson
Suite for Elliott’s – John Gibson
Redshift – Brett Dietz (Brian Shaw, Trumpet)
Symphony No. 8 – David Maslanka
July 4, 2011

Star-Spangled Spectacular!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!

Our country’s greatest band brings you a red, white and blue salute to Mom, Apple Pie and Uncle Sam. We’ll have hot dogs & ice cream. There’s an 11-ft. tall Uncle Sam. And it’s air-conditioned too!