The 2009 All-State Conference, Visions, was held January 28-31, 2009 in Peoria, IL.

Jazz Night Concert - Friday, January 30, 2009

All-State Jazz Band
Mark Bettcher, Dundee-Crown High School, Carpentersville, IL

Who Me?! - Frank Foster
The Louis Shuffle - Louis Bellson/Frank Mantooth
Samba De Los Gatos - Mike Steniel
Black Niles - Wayne Shorter/Paul McKee

All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Ly Tartell, Bloomington, IL
Accompanist - Daniel Solberg, Chris Nolte, Joshua Hunt

He Beeped When He Shoulda Bopped - arr. Michele Weir
America the Beautiful - arr. Darmon Meader
Esperanto - arr. Kerry Marsh
Lua Soberana - arr. Ly Tartell
Stand Up and Make a Change - arr. Jasperse/Tartell
Oh, Lady Be Good - arr. Darmon Meader

Honors Jazz Combo
James Pugh, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Program to be Announced

Honors Jazz Band
Tom Streeter, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

I Be Serious 'Bout Dem Blues - John Clayton
Come Sunday - Duke Ellington/Mike Tomaro
Samba Del Gringo - Gordon Goodwin
Summertime - George Gershwin/Bill Potts 

All-State Concert - Saturday, January 31, 2009

All-State Orchestra
William LaRue Jones, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Finale from Symphony No. 4 in f minor, Op. 36 - Peter Ilich Tschaikovsky
Intermezzo from "Jewels of the Madonna" - Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Light Cavalry Overture - Franz von Suppe

All-State Chorus
Tim Fredstrom, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Accompanist - Constance Lyda, Lyons Township High School, LaGrange, L

Mule Rendera - C.A. Pinto Fonesca (Earthsongs)
Have Ye Not Known/Ye Shall Have a Song - Randall Thompson (E.C. Schirmer
The Moon is Distant from the Sea - David Childs (Santa Barbara)
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Robert Boyd (Colla Voce)
Fergus an' Molly - Vijay Singh (Alfred Publishings)
John the Revelator - Palu Caldwell/Sean Ivory (Earthsongs)

All-State Band
David Morrison, Prospect High School (retired), Mt. Prospect, IL

Chorale and Capriccio - Caesar Giovanninni (RBS Publications)
Geometric Dances - Roger Cichy (Masters Music Publications)
Vesuvius - Frank Tichelli (Manhattan Beach Music)
Bullets and Bayonets - John Philip Sousa/arr. Ray Cramer (Ludwig Music Publishing)

Grand Finale, The Combined All-State Organizations
Illinois - Archibald Johnston/arr. Andrew Boysen, Jr.  

Honors Concert - Saturday, January 31, 2009

Honors Band
Mark Camphouse, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Symphonic Fanfare - Mark Camphouse
Olympica - Jan Van der Roost
A Dakota Rhapsody - Mark Camphouse
Symphonies of Gaia - Jayce Ogren
Dance of the Jesters - Tchaikovsky/arr. Ray Cramer
Yankee Doodlin' - Philip Parker

Honors Chorus
Joseph Miller, Westminster College, Rider University, Princeton, NJ
Accompanist - William Buhr, College of DuPage, Glen Ellen, IL

At the Earth's Round Imagined Corners - Williametta Spencer (Shawnee Press)
Ring Out Wild Bells (The Passing of the Year) - Jonathon Dove (C.F. Peters)
Oremus (Gloria Patri) - Urmas Sisask (Hal Leonard)
Weep No More - David Childs (Santa Barbara)
Blagoslovi, dushe moya, Ghospoda - Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov/arr. Chesnokov (Musica Russica)
This Little Light of Mine - Moses Hogan (Hal Leonard)

Honors Orchestra
Donald Schleicher, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Toccata and Fugue in d minor, BWV 565 - Johann Sebastian Bach
Overture to "Candide" - Leonard Bernstein
Finale from Symphony No. 2 in e minor, Op. 27 - Sergei Rachmoninoff

Grand Finale, The Combined Honors Organizations

Illinois - Archibald Johnston/arr. Andrew Boysen, Jr. 


For recordings of any of the above concerts, please contact Mark Custom Recording