The 2011 All-State Conference, Music is a 21st Century Skill, was held January 26-29, 2011 in Peoria, IL.

Jazz Night Concert - Firday, January 28, 2011

All-State Jazz Band
Jim Culbertson, Douglas MacArthur High School, Decatur, IL

Blues-1, Band-0 (The Final Score) - Mike Tomaro
Recorda-Me - Joe Henderson/arr. Eric Richards
Kaomah - Thomas Shabda Noor
Sierra Nevada - Mike Bogle

Honors Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Larry Lapin, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Accompanist - Daniel Solberg, Adam Cunningham, Sean McDonald

I Used to Know You - arr. Landig
Alice in Wonderland - arr. Rutherford
This Time The Dream's on Me - arr. Lapin
When I Fall in Love - arr. Lapin
All Feets Can Dance - arr. D. Grant and L. White

Honors Jazz Combo
Bob Lark, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Cathy's Song - Bob Lark
Evidence - Thelonius Monk
First Steps - Bob Lark
Mad Dan's - Bob Lark
Old School - Bob Lark
On Gren Dolphin Street - Bronislau Kaper & Ned Washington
Ravenswood - Bob Lark
Roatan - Bob Lark
Tango Caliente - Bob Lark
Winter's Touch - Bob Lark

Honors Jazz Band
Rob Parton, Capitol University, Columbus, OH

Program to be chosen from the following selections:
Coda - Tom Garling
I Love You - arr. Chris Madsen
I Remember You - arr. Chris Madsen
Milestones - arr. Tom Garling
Oleo - arr. Alan Baylock
Tetragon - arr. Michael Conrad
When I Fall in Love - arr. Alan Baylock 

All-State Concert - Saturday, January 29, 2011

All-State Orchestra
Steven Amundson, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Academic Festival Overture - Johannes Brahms
Sola Gratia - Steven Amundson
The Planets, Op. 32 - Gustav Holst
Mars, the Bringer of War
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity

All-State Chorus
Robert A. Boyd, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Va Pensiero - Giuseppe Verdi
Let All the World in Every Corner Sing - Sven Lekberg
Sleep My Baby - Robert A. Boyd
Ave Maria - Franz Biebl
If Love Should Count You Worthy - James Mulholland
Ezekial Saw de Wheel - William Dawson

All-State Band
Donald W. Shupe, Libertyville High School (retired), Libertyville, IL

Army of the Niles - Kenneth Alford
Give Us This Day (Mvt. 2) - David Maslanka
A Longford Legend - Robert Sheldon

Grand Finale, The Combined All-State Organizations
Battle Hymn of the Republic - William Steffe/arr. Peter Wilhousky  

Honors Concert - Saturday, January 29, 2011

Honors Band
James M. Lambrecht, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Mother Earth - David Maslanka
Variations on the Porazzi Theme (Wagner Symphony No. 3) - Alfred Reed
Third Symphony - James Barnes
II. Scherzo
IV. Finale

Honors Chorus
Brad Holmes, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

O Nata Lux - Morotn Lauridson
Coelos Ascendit Hodie - Charles Villiers Stanford
Himne - Roelof Temmingh
Noel - Brad Holmes
Come Ye Makers of Song - Ruth Watson Henderson
900 Miles - Philip E. Silvey

Honors Orchestra
Jung-Ho Pak, Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, Yarmouth Port, MA

Pines of Romes - Respighi

Grand Finale, The Combined Honors Organizations
Battle Hymn of the Republic - William Steffe/arr. Peter Wilhousky  

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