The 1996 All-State Conference was held February 1-3, 1996 in Peoria, IL.

Jazz Night Concert - Friday, February 2, 1996

Honors Jazz Choir
Jennifer Shelton, Chicago, IL
Accompanist - Tony DiPasquale, Stacy Williams, Matt Ktazsfey

Teach Me to Swing - arr. Moniger/Beach
More I Cannot Wish You - arr. Phil Mattson
Call Me Irresponsible - arr. Paris Rutherford
Tangerine - arr. Kirby Shaw
Old Devil Moon - arr. Jennifer Shelton

Honors Jazz Combo
Reginald Thomas, SIUE, Edwardsville, IL

Afro Blue - Mongo Santamaria/arr. Carlos Henderson
Love Walked In - George Gershwin
Facade - Williow Matthews
Mean Greens - Harry "Sweets" Edison

Honors Jazz Band
Jeff Jarvis, Delevan, NY

Auld Lang Syne - arr. Paul Ferguson
Papa Lips - Bob Mintzer
If I Had Known - Jeff Jarvis
Powder Keg - Jeff Jarvis

All-State Jazz Band
Gary Parker, Prospect High School, Mount Prospect, IL

Scissors and Glue - Doug Beach
Samba de Los Gatos - Mike Steinel
Time After Time - Don Schamber
Summertime - Brad Mory 

All-State Concert - Saturday, February 3, 1996

All-State Orchestra
Bruce Fowler, Buffalo Grove, IL

Die Meistersinger - Richard Wagner
"Gallop" from The Masquerade - Aram Khatchaturian
Symphony in D Minor (3rd Movement) - Caesar Franck

All-State Chorus
Lynn Ellen Drafall, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Accompanist - William Buhr, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

In Virtue Tua - Grzegorz Gorczynski/ed. Bausano
Ave Maris Stella - Trond Kverno
Brothers Sing On (TTBB) - Edvard Grieg
Sing Me to Heaven - Daniel Gawthorp
Savory, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (SSAA) - arr. Donald Patriquin
The Gondoliers (Last Act - Finale) - Arthur Sullivan

All-State Band
Stephen Peterson, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Flourish for Wind Band - Ralph Vaughan-Williams
Prelude, Siciliano and Ronda - Malcolm Arnold/arr. John P. Paynter
Polka and Fugue from "Schwanda, the Bagpiper" - Jaromir Weinberger/aarr. Glenn Cliffe Bainum
His Honor March - Henry Fillmore

Honors Concert - Saturday, February 3, 1996

Honors Band
Donald Schleicher. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

The Crosley March - Henry Fillmore
Carmina Burana - Carl Orff/arr. John Krance

Honors Chorus
Brad A. Holmes, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
Accompanist - Julie McClarey, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

God Is Seen - arr. Alice Parker
Cum Sancto Spiritu (Messe Solonelle) - Gioacchino Rossini
Praise Him (TTBB) - Michael Cox
The Snow (Opus 26, No. 1) (SSA) - Edward Elgar
Come to Me, My Love - Norman Dello Joio
Bile Them Cabbage Down - arr. Mack Wilberg

Honors Orchestra
Kenneth Kiesler, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Overture to "Candide" - Leonard Bernstein
The Pines of Rome - Ottorino Resphigi


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