Programming Suggestions

Instrument Composer Piece Comment
viola Prokofiev Classical Symphony We have NEVER done this!
viola Smetana Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
viola R. Vaughn Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Reeds Florence B. Price Symphony in E Minor First symphony by an African-American woman to be played by a major US orchestra - a la William Grant Still. And great melodies, too!
Reeds John Williams Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra From the film "Catch Me If You Can." For my 60th birthday year - 2020
Reeds Kalevi Aho Symphony No. 7, Insect Symphony Great for the Family Concert!
Viola Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique It's one of the pieces that made me start enjoying playing music, and I'd like a chance to play it again with a wonderful orchestra.
Oboe/English horn Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
Oboe/English horn Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances
Violin I Brahms Symphony No. 2 Last Brahms symphony to do.
Violin I Glazunov Symphony NO. 5
Violin I Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
Violin I Smetana Ma Vlast
Violin I Bruckner Symphony NO. 8
cello Vaughn Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
cello Copland Symphony #3
cello Gershwin An American in Paris
Horn C├ęsar Franck Le Chasseur maudit (The Accursed Huntsman)
Horn Michael Torke Color Music
Bassoon Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
Bassoon Beethoven Symphony 4
Bassoon Beethoven Symphony 5
Bassoon Tchaikovsky Symphony 4
Bassoon Copland Symphony 3
Cello Mahler Symphony No. 1
Trombone Elgar In the South
Trombone Copland Symphony No. 3
Trombone Rodgers & Bennett Victory At Sea https://youtu.be/0ANhXRo2dkc
Trombone Strauss Don Juan
Trombone Esa-Pekka Salonen Nyx
Percussion Emmanuel Sejourne Concerto for Marimba and Strings I know the work and would like to play it live. Rare to have a percussion soloist.
Percussion Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Percussion Peter Boyer Festivities
Percussion Henri Dutilleux Cello Concerto "Tout un monde lointain"
Percussion Mikhail Glinka Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
Percussion Emmanuel Sejourne Concerto for Marimba and Strings I know the work and would like to play it live. Rare to have a percussion soloist.
Percussion Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Percussion Peter Boyer Festivities
Percussion Henri Dutilleux Cello Concerto "Tout un monde lointain"
Percussion Mikhail Glinka Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
oboe Mahler Symphony No. 1
oboe Vaughan Williams A London Symphony (No. 2)
oboe Delius Two Pieces for Small Orchestra
oboe Bizet Symphony in C
oboe Dukas Sorcerer's Apprentice
Trombone Richard Strauss Don Quixote Have a U faculty member solo cello
Trombone Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks It's been a while since we last played this.
Trombone Darius Milhaud Creation of the World Sorry, only one trombone, no tuba. Great Piece
Trombone Glenn Buhr Winter Poems I heard this on Classical 89
Trombone Saint-Saens Dance Macbre or Baccanale
trumpet Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis (This is one of my all time favorite pieces! Not sure if the orchestra has done it but we need to!) Here is a recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNCa0tkRvT4
trumpet Janacek Sinfonietta
trumpet Mozart Sym No 41 "Jupiter"
trumpet Beethoven Egmont Overture
trumpet Strauss Don Juan