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Mediterraneo

Our first Concert Band performance for the 2022-23 Concert Season! Friday, December 9, 2022 – 7:00pmRedmond Performing Arts Center We present a visit to some lesser-known gems of the Mediterranean region. Andalusia – StuartCorsican Litany – NelhybelOverture: “La Forza del Destino” – VerdiCyprian Suite – Barnett – I. Servikos (Serbian Dance) – II. Aya Marina (Lullaby) – III. Exomologhisis (Confession …

Reembark…the journey continues

The Concert Band returned to the stage after 930 days (2 years, 6 months and 18 days) on June 11, 2022 at the Redmond Performing Arts Center. It was so nice to perform again in person! Here’s a link to the audio recording:

Pacific Cascade Big Band Needs You!

The following sections have positions available: Saxes: Tenor Sax 1 (Improvisational skills are a must) Tenor 2 Alto 1 (The director is currently playing this chair, and would rather concentrate on the band) Trombones: Trombone 1 (Must have reasonably good range. Dorsey tunes are part of our library) Trumpets: Trumpet 1 (wish to split lead trumpet duties with our current …

Virtual Performance – Symphonic Suite from Star Trek

Members of the Concert Band recorded its sixth and (hopefully) final virtual performance during this long pandemic period. Please enjoy our latest collaboration – “Symphonic Suite from Star Trek.” A big THANK YOU! to David Spangler for all of his work in mixing and designing our recordings! Looking forward to playing in person again!

Rehearsals Resuming Soon!

Our in-person rehearsals for the Concert Band and for PCBB are set to resume at Evergreen Middle School. EMJO will resume its rehearsals at Lake Stevens High School. CDC protocols will be followed. Proof of vaccination and a signed copy of our COVID Release Form will be required in order to participate in rehearsals and concerts. Contact your section leader …

Virtual Performance – Raiders March

A fun piece of music from the Concert Band! Members of the Concert Band, including a few friends from the River Winds Concert Band and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra, are continuing to create music virtually until we can get together again in person. Please enjoy our latest collaboration!

Virtual Performance – Variations on a Shaker Melody

The Concert Band has created another short piece for you to enjoy. “Variations” is a musical form where a composer takes a musical theme or statement and then repeats it many different times. “Simple Gifts” is an old Shaker melody. American composer Aaron Copland took the melody from “Simple Gifts” and wrote “Variations on a Shaker Melody” in 1944, forever …

Re-Opening Update

As much as we would love to make music together, it is clear that it would be irresponsible to recommence rehearsing, both for the health of our players, and the health of the organization. Our rehearsal space owners have let us know that amid the heightened Delta variant activity, they are not comfortable sharing their space at this time. It …

In the News!

Article in the Woodinville Weekly, by Madeline Coats, Dec 16, 2020 – Woodinville Community Band uses new tech for virtual concert | Community | nwnews.com Without the ability to get together to practice and perform music since the initial cancellation of in-person shows, the Woodinville Community Band (WCB) has released its first virtual concert from the safety of each musician’s …

Virtual Performance – Pacem, A Hymn for Peace

Our latest virtual performance from the Concert Band. Pacem is the Latin word for “peace.” From a lyrically introspective opening to an emphatic climax, this songful work reflects the scope of the struggle for personal and universal peace. During these trying times, we wish you peace.