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Eastern Stars Concert Band N.Z. (Eastern Stars Band Inc) welcomes
beginners to advanced.  Young and old.  
 Auckland New Zealand

Repertoire - Concert Band 2019: 
Proposed music for the Autumn Concert:
2.0. Slaidburn March William Rimmer arr. Michael Brand
3.0. The Young Amadeus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arr. Foppe Jacobi
2.0. The Harmonious Blacksmith George Frideric Handel arr. Eric Osterling
3.0. II Romanze (Mozart)
3.0. Gabriel's Oboe. (Solo) Ennio Mirricone arr. Robert Longfield
3.0. Nettleton American Hymn arr. Johnnie Vinson
3.0. Ein Klien Nuchtmusic Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arr. Michel Rondeau (online) 

3.0. The Middy March Kenneth Alford arr. Harold Gore
3.0. Virginia Jacob de Haan arr. Jacob de Haan

4.0. Ave Verum Corpus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arr. Joseph Kreines
2.0. Can You Feel the Love Tonight Elton John arr. Micael Brown
3.0. Carnival of the Animals Camilla Saint-Seans arr. James Curnow
3.0. En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor Joaquin Rodrigo
2.0. Hey Soul Sister Pat Monahan arr. James Kazik
3.0. Invercargill March Alex Lithgow arr. Richard Thurston
       Pirates of the Caribbean Klaus Badelt arr. Michael Sweeney

2.0. Sway Norman Gimbet arr. Michael Brown
3.0. This is Me. (No score) Beng Pasek
2.0. Water Music George Frideric Handel arr. Johnnie Vinson

RETIRED MUSIC - Please remove from folder and hand back in (March 2019)
3.0. Benediction John Stevens arr. John Stevens
2.0. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Traditional arr. Michael Sweeney
3.0. The Carnival of Venice Julius Benedit arr. Johnnie Vinson
4.0. Die Zauberflote Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Flex Eye of the Tiger Frank Sullivan arr. Johnnie Vinson
Flex The Incredibles Michael Giacchino arr. Paul Murtha

From 2018
Benediction (John Stevens)
Water Music (Handel) arranged Vinson. 
Invercargill (Lithgrow) arranged Richard E. Thurson. (Also in the list below). 
Carnival of Venice arranged Arban. Adapted by Vinson. Euphonium solo. 
Virginia (Jacob de Haan). (Also in the list below). 
En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor (from the Movie 'Brassed Off') Joaquin Rodrigo rev Steven Packer
The Harmonius Blacksmith from Suite 5 Handel Arranged by Osterling (ASCAP).

In addition to the above (which belong to earlier in 2018) ... 
24/09/2018 - The pieces that the Concert Band should have in your folders are;
*Pirates of the Carribean arranged by Sweeney 
*The Incredibles arranged by Paul Murtha
*Carnival of the Animals arranged by Curnow (ASCAP) 
*Slaidburn arranged by Brand 
Die Zauberflote arranged by Posch 
*Ave Verum Corpus transcribed by Kreines 
*Eye of the Tiger arranged by Vinson 
*Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Virginia by Jacob de Haan.
Semper Fidelis Arranged by Paul Lavender
*Sway arranged by Michael Brown
*Hey Soul Sister arranged by Michael Brown 
Beguine for Band arranged by Johnie Vinson
Can You Feel The Love Tonight arranged by Brown 
Invercargill arranged by Thursten 
Band Basics

24/09/2018 - The likely programme for the concert (on 13/10/2018) indicated by the * above. 
Pirates of the Carribean
The Incredibles arranged by Paul Murtha 
Carnival of the Animals
Slaidburn arranged by Michael Brand
Ave Verum Corpus transcibed by Kreines 
Eye of the Tiger arranged by Vinson
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy arranged by Michael Sweeney
Sway arranged by Michael Brown 
Hey Soul Sister arranged by Kazik

We also have music that migt need to be handed back to prevent the folders getting to big. 
Meet the Beatles 
The Birth of Rock and Roll
The Middy March
The showstopper 
Barrelhouse Blues 
The Bare Necessities 

Repertoire - Senior/Youth Band 2017
Marching Song by Gustav Holst Arranged by John Moss
Risk Everything for a Dream by Richard L. Saucedo
Flight of the Thunderbird by Richard L. Saucedo (ASCAP)
All I Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey Arranged by Michael Brown
Les Miserables Arranged (from the Musical) by Michael Sweeney
Beguine For Band by Glenn Osser Arranged by Johnnie Vinson
The Phantom of the Opera - Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Arranged by Johnie Vinson
When the Lovely Miss (18th Century Polish Carol) Arranged by Richard L. Saucedo
The Carnival of Venice (Arban) 

Three pieces were played for the  2017 Festival in Whangarei ... 
Flight of the Thunderbird (Saucedo)
Fantasy On A Japanese Folk Song (Hazo)
Toy Box Fantasy (Takahashi)

Repertoire from previous years:
Light Entertainment-Small Band- Street Parade Music
Just Dance - Paul Murtha
Lean on Me  - Robert Longfield
Party Rock Anthem - Paul Murtha
Proud Mary  - Johnnie Vinson
Rockin' Bach - Eric Osterling
Shake, Rattle and Roll - Michael Sweeney
What a Wonderful World - Robert Longfield

Concert Music:
All about that Bass - Paul Murtha
Don't Know Why - Paul Murtha
Meet the Beetles - Johnnie Vinson
Y.M.C.A. - Larry Norred
Pure Imagination (music to be redistributed)
List of 'New Music' for first half of 2016 ...
A Trumpeter’s Lullaby – Leroy Anderson.
Disney’s Magical Marches Arranged by Eric Osterling.
Christmas Island Arranged by James Kazik.
Watermelon Man by Herbie Hancock. Arranged by John Edmondson.
Beat It Written and Composed by Michael Jackson.
You’ve Got A Friend In Me Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman. Arranged by Rick Stitsel.
Hellelujah Words and Music by Leonard Cohen. Arranged by Michael Brown.
A Saint-sational Trio Traditional. Arranged by Michael Story.
All Is Well Arranged by Michael Brown.
Just Give Me A Reason Arranged by James Kazik.
Angelic Festival Arranged by Richard Saucedo.
A Kind and Gentle Soul  James Swearingen (ASCAP).
The Best Of Henry Mancini Arranged by Johnnie Vinson
Cartoon Symphony. Arranged by Larry Clark
Sweatheart Tree (music to be handed out later in 2016).
Beguine For Band


Eastern Stars Concert Band (Cadets/Youth) rehearse on Tuesday evenings. Eastern Stars Concert Band rehearse on Wednesday evenings (7.00 pm) at Pakuranga Intermediate hall during term time.  We perform at least four concerts per year, including Anzac /Autumn, Winter, Spring & Christmas. We also play various Christmas parades (Papatoetoe, Ellerslie, Panmure, Howick Midnight Madness), as well as attending music festivals/competitions (Matamata and/or Nationals). We play at various school galas (Wakaaranga, Elm Park) etc.  We frequently fundraise for disaster victims and involve the community as much as possible by doing playouts at local resthomes. We are based in Pakuranga, Auckland, N. Z. 
   Eastern Stars Concert Band is a family friendly band. We welcome visitors to our rehearsals.