Brockport Symphony Orchestra®
 

               WESTERN NEW YORK'S MOST EXCITING COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
     SINCE 2010

A FRIENDS AND FAMILY CELEBRATION


Featuring works by G. F. Handel, Johannes Brahms, Leroy Anderson, Marie Lillian Weldon, Jule Styne & Leslie Bricusse 


Friday, September 23, 7:30pm (Family Weekend)

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

14 State Street in the Village of Brockport


Free Admission & Parking - Dessert Reception to Follow

Donations to the orchestra with a portion for St. Luke's and 

canned items for the Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf 

gratefully accepted at door










                      Steve Hahn,

Trumpet Soloist

"Leroy Anderson was a genius. 
He worked on a remarkable level of melodic inspiration, tunes pouring out of him 
like water out of a fountain."
- Henry Fogel, 
League of American Orchestras 











Mary Wojciechowski,

Guest Vocal Artist



Program Highlights


Brockport Alma Mater - Weldon

(Based on a theme by Louis Moreau Gottschalk)

Menuets 1 & 2 from Music for the Royal Fireworks - Handel

Trumpeter’s Lullaby - Anderson

Steve Hahn, Trumpet Soloist

Waltz No. 16 in D Minor - Brahms

Forgotten Dreams - Anderson

Pure Imagination - Bricusse & Newley

Never Never Land - Styne

In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening - Carmichael & Mercer 
Mary Wojciechowski, Vocal Soloist





AMERICANA CONCERT


Featuring works by Thomas Allen, Edward MacDowell, Ferde Grofe, Stephen Foster, Francis Scott Key & George M. Cohan


Friday, October 21, 7:30pm (Homecoming Weekend)

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

14 State Street in the Village of Brockport


Free Admission & Parking - Dessert Reception to Follow

Donations to the orchestra with a portion for St. Luke's and 

canned items for the Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf 

gratefully accepted at door



Special Introduction 

on the music of Thomas Allen by

BSO's Director Emeritus William Hullfish


Mary Wojciechowski, Guest Vocal Artist




Program Highlights


The Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key 

To a Wild Rose from The Woodland Sketches - MacDowell

General Mix-Up, USA - Allen/restored & arranged by William Hullfish

Special Introduction by William Hullfish

Village Festival - Foster

Quadrille No. 1 - Quadrille No. 2 - Quadrille No. 3 - Quadrille No. 4 - Jig

Old Creole Days - Grofe

Don't Try to Steal the Sweetheart of a Soldier - Van & Schenck

Down by the Erie Canal - Cohan

Mary Wojciechowski, Vocal Soloist






4TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION PERFORMANCE

AT THE MALL AT GREECE RIDGE


Start your holiday season on a bright note with the Brockport Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate Santa's Arrival at the mall!


Saturday, November 19, 11am

Center Court at The Mall at Greece Ridge

271 Greece Ridge Center Drive

Rochester, NY 14616


Free Admission & Parking - Donations Gratefully Accepted





HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT 

AT EMERITUS AT LANDING OF BROCKPORT 


Join us as we return to The Landing and share the joy of the Holiday season with our wonderful senior community!


Thursday, December 1, 7:30pm

Emeritus at Landing of Brockport

90 West Avenue in Brockport


Free Admission & Parking



BROCKPORT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & 

ROCHESTER FLUTE ASSOCIATION PRESENT:

YAMAHA FLUTE MASTERCLASS 

WITH YAMAHA PERFORMING ARTIST TRACY HARRIS


Saturday, December 3, 10am

Wilmot Recital Hall at Nazareth College

4245 East Avenue

Rochester, NY 14618


Learn more about Tracy at:

www.tracyharrisflute.com


7TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT


Featuring works by J. S. Bach, Gustav Holst, Charles Ives, Johnny Marks & John Williams plus a world premiere silent film score


Saturday, December 3, 4pm

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

14 State Street in the Village of Brockport


Free Admission & Parking - Dessert Reception to Follow

Donations to the orchestra with a portion for St. Luke's and 

canned items for the Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf 

gratefully accepted at door


BROCKPORT SYMPHONY WELCOMES
YAMAHA PERFORMING ARTIST TRACY HARRIS!

World Premiere Performances:
Reimagining the First Noel &
Joy to the World Frostily Reimagined
for Flute and Orchestra
Composed by Todd Harris

Visit Tracy's website: 
http://www.tracyharrisflute.com


Dr. Sidney Rosenzweig, Guest Speaker 



Mary Wojciechowski, Guest Vocal Artist




Program Highlights


In the Bleak Midwinter - Holst

Bourrees 1 & 2 from Orchestral Suite No. 4 - Bach

Reimagining the First Noel (World Premiere) - Harris

Joy to the World Frostily Reimagined (World Premiere) - Harris

Tracy Harris, Yamaha Performing Artist, Flute Soloist

World Premiere Film Score - Allentoff

The Night Before Christmas (1905)

Special Introduction by Dr. Sidney Rosenzweig, Author & Lecturer of Film 

Somewhere in My Memory - Williams

Do You Want to Build a Snowman? - Lopez

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day - Marks

A Christmas Carol - Ives

Annual Holiday Sing-along

Mary Wojciechowski, Vocal Soloist




MOZART'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION 

with the Amadeus Chorale, Darla Bair, director


Saturday, January 28, 7pm

The Clover Center for the Arts

1101 Clover Street

Rochester, NY 14610

(Centrally located near the border of Pittsford, Brighton, and the City of Rochester with ample free parking)


Tickets: $10 online or at the door - Dessert Reception to Follow




The Clover Center for the Arts



Amadeus Chorale Director Darla Bair


Rachel Roessel, Clarinet Soloist


Program Highlights

Works by W. A. Mozart:
Alleluia for Chorus & Orchestra
Adagio from Clarinet Concerto in A Major
Rachel Roessel, Clarinet Soloist
German Dance No. 1 for Orchestra
Laudate Dominum for Soprano, Chorus & Orchestra
Un Moto Di Gioia (I'll Love Once Again) from Le Nozze di Figaro
Jubilate Deo for Chorus & Orchestra
Peace I Leave With You for Chorus & Orchestra
 
PLUS:
Choral Favorites performed by the Amadeus Chorale & Narration by Darla Bair





VOICES OF RED, WHITE AND BLUE CONCERT

with the Spencerport Community Chorus, Darla Bair, director


Featuring works by Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Kander & Ebb, Jay Althouse, Robert Lowry, Aaron Copland & Henry Mancini


Saturday, March 25, 7pm

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

14 State Street in the Village of Brockport

Dessert Reception to Follow


Sunday, March 26, 3pm

Cosgrove Middle School Performing Arts Center Auditorium

2749 Spencerport Road, Spencerport, NY


$5 Suggested Donation


Canned items for the Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf 

gratefully accepted at the door at the St. Luke's performance



Spencerport Community Chorus
Darla Bair, Music Director


St. Luke's Episcopal Church Sanctuary

Program Highlights


Salute to America - Hayes

How Can I Keep from Singing? - Lowry

Cantar! - Althouse

I Got Rhythm - Gershwin

God Bless America - Berlin

Alexander's Ragtime Band - Berlin

New York, New York - Kander & Ebb

Moon River - Mancini

Strike Up the Band - Gershwin

Time After Time - Styne

Grover's Corners - Copland


Brenda Tremblay, WXXI announcer, will narrate the March concerts!





ERIE CANAL BICENTENNIAL CONCERT

with the Golden Eagle String Band, William Hullfish, director


Sunday, April 30, 4pm

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

14 State Street in the Village of Brockport


Free Admission & Parking - Dessert Reception to Follow

Donations to the orchestra with a portion for St. Luke's and 

canned items for the Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf 

gratefully accepted at door




Bill Andrews, 

Vice-Mayor of Brockport,

Narrator


Mary Wojciechowski, Guest Vocal Artist


William Hullfish & the Golden Eagle String Band 

at Penn State


Program Highlights


Dewitt Clinton's Grand Canal March - Willis/restored & arranged Hullfish

The Grand Canal Waltz - arr. Hullfish

Meeting of the Waters

Down by the Erie Canal - Cohan

Concert Selections from "The Farmer Takes a Wife" - Arlen & Harburg/restored & arranged Allentoff

Mary Wojciechowski, Guest Vocal Artist

Erie Canal Portrait (World Premiere) - Allentoff

Bill Andrews, Narrator

Songs of the Erie Canal for Narrator, String Band & Orchestra - Allentoff & Hullfish

Bill Andrews, Narrator

Golden Eagle String Band

Text from Rome Haul by Walter Edmonds



WESTERN NEW YORK
FALL 2017 CONCERT TOUR

FOR THE ERIE CANAL BICENTENNIAL!!

Thursday, September 28, 7:30pm
Rochester Museum & Science Center

Saturday, October 7, 3:00pm
Empire State Plaza in Albany