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Performing Arts Showcase

Packer Arts Presents a Wintertime Winds Concert

Packer's Arts Department presented "A Wintertime Concert" featuring the Winds Choir, Brass Choir, Wind Symphony, Jazz Band, Lab Band, and Jazz Combo Wednesday, December 19, 2018, in the Pratt Theater. The repertoire included a diverse selection of songs from composers including Sammy Nestico, Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Milton Drake. 

Concert Program

Jazz Band

  • "A Litte Blues Please?" by Sammy Nestico
  • "Fat Cat" by Doug Beach
  • "Green Dolphin Street" by Bronislaw Kaper, arr. R. Stitzel

Lab Band

  • "Blue Monk" by Thelonious Monk
  • "Jive Samba" by Nat Adderly                                                                

Jazz Combo

  • "Maiden Voyage" by Herbie Hancock

Wind Symphony

  • "Acclaim" by Rob Grice (Wind Symphony)
  • "Irish Tune from Country Derry" by Percy Grainger, arr. F. Erickson (Winds Choir)
  • "Greensleeves"  Traditional English (Flute Choir)
  • "Sheep May Safely Graze" by J.S. Bach (Brass Choir)
  • "Java Jive" by Milton Drake, arr. Sunde (Winds Choir)
  • "Overture Sonatine" by Frank Erickson (Wind Symphony)
  • "Sicut Cervus" by G.P. Palestrina, arr. Riggio (Brass Choir)
  • "Five Fold" by Michael Oare (Wind Symphony)