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PREVIOUS CONCERTS

Spring Concert
Monday 20 May 2019

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Selections from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Music by John Williams. Arranged by Johnnie Vinson

 

Highlights from Mary Poppins

Words and Music by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman. Arranged by Sean O’Laughlin

 

I Wanna Be Like You  From ‘The Jungle Book’

As recorded by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Arranged by John Moss

 

Disney at the Oscars

Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg. Lyrics by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel,  Herbert Kretzmer, James Fenton. Arranged by Warren Barker

 

When She Loved Me  From ‘Toy Story 2’

Music and lyrics by Randy Newman. Arranged by John Moss

 

Highlights from Beauty and the Beast

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman. Arranged by Calvin Custer

 

A Day at Disneyland medley

Arranged by Michael Story

 

Music from Frozen

Music by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. Arranged by Johnnie Vinson

 

The Muppet Show theme  

Jim Henson & Sam Pottle. Arranged by Colin Evans

 

Colours of the Wind  From ‘Pochahontas’

Music by Alan Menken. Lyrics by Stepehn Schwartz. Arranged by Eric Osterling

 

Pirates of the Carribean

Music by Klaus Badelt. Arranged by Ted Ricketts

Christmas Concert
Monday 10 December 2018

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Highlights from La La Land

By Lustin Hurwitz. Arranged by Michael Brown

 

Singin’ in the Rain

By Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed. Arranged by Joe Bellini

 

The Greatest Showman

Words and music by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Ryan Lewis. Arranged by Sean O’Laughlin

 

You’re the One That I Want from ‘Grease’

Words and music by John Farrar. Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner

 

One Day I’ll Fly Away from ‘Moulin Rouge’

Words and music by Will Jennings & Joe Sample. Arranged by Michael Brown

 

Chicago medley

Words by Fred Ebb. Music by John Kander. Arranged by Ted Ricketts

 

Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24

Words and music by Paul O’Neill and Robert Kinkel. Arranged by Bob Philips

 

Walking in the Air From ‘The Snowman’

Music by Howard Blake. Arranged by Nicholas Hare

 

Sleigh Ride

Music by Leroy Anderson

 

Once in Royal David’s City

Ding Dong Merrily on High

O Little Town of Bethlehem

O Come All ye Faithful

Spring Concert
Monday 21 May 2018

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Selections from Cats

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Arranged by John Edmonson

 

Wallace and Gromit theme

Music Julian Nott. Arranged by S. Denwood

 

Cartoon Carnival (cartoon theme medley)

Arranged by Chris Childs

We All Stand Together

Music by Paul McCartney. Arranged by J. Howe

 

Music from Aladdin

Music by Alan Menken. Arranged by John Glenesk Mortimer

 

Oliver!

By Lionel Bart. Arranged by Alfred Reed

 

Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Arranged by Ron Sebregts

 

Highlights from Wicked

Music by Stephen Schwartz. Arranged by Ted Ricketts

Selections from Les Misérables

Music Claude-Michel Schönberg. Arranged by Warren Barker

Christmas Concert
Monday 11 December 2017

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Putting on the Ritz

By Irving Berlin.

 

Selections from West Side Story

Music by Leonard Bernstein

 

Fame

Music by Michael Gore

 

Curtain Up! medley

Arranged by Bob Krogstad

 

You Can't Stop the Beat from Hairsrpay

Music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman

 

Highlights from The Lion King

Music by Elton John & Hans Zimmer

 

Muppets Christmas Carol medley

Arranged by Emily Taylor

 

Love Actually Suite

God Only Knows

PM's Love Theme

All I Want for Christmas is You (for wind & brass ensemble)

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

Trad.

The Twelve Days of Christmas – A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Arranged by Chris Childs

O Little Town of Bethlehem

O Come all ye Faithful

Spring Concert
Monday 22 May 2017

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Bohemian Rhapsody

Words and Music by Freddie Mercury. Arranged by Paul Murtha

 

The Beatles medley

Songs by John Lennon & Paul McCartney. Arranged by Manny Mendelson

 

Your Song

Words and music by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Arranged by Thomas H. Graf

 

Colonel Bogey March

By Kenneth J. Alford. Arranged and orchestrated by Peter Lawson

 

Abide With Me

By William Henry Monk. Arranged by Robert W. Smith

 

Dam Busters March

By Eric Coates. Arranged by David Andrew

 

A selection of British TV themes

Arranged by Emily Taylor

 

Pomp and Circumstance March No.1

By Edward Elgar. Arranged by Richard Ling

I Vow to Thee, My Country

By Gustav Holst. Words by Sir Cecil Spring-Rice. Arranged by Peter Lawson

Jerusalem

C.H.H. Parry. Orchestrated by Edward Elgar

Fantasia on British Sea Songs

Arranged by Henry Wood. Re-arranged & re-orchestrated by Peter Lawson

1. Saucy Arethusa
2. Tom Bowling
3. Jack’s the Lad (Hornpipe)
4. See, the Conqu’ring Hero Comes
5. Rule, Britannia

Christmas Concert
Monday 12 December 2016

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Anything Goes from 'Anything Goes'

Words and music by Cole Porter. Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner

 

My Fair Lady medley

Music by Frederick Loewe. Words by Alan Jay Lerner. Arranged by John Whitney

 

Oklahoma! Selection

Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Arranged by Robert Bennett

 

Music from Guys and Dolls

Music by Frank Loesser. Arranged by Calvin Custer

 

You'll Never Walk Alone/Climb Ev'ry Mountain from 'Carousel' and 'The Sound of Music'

Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Arranged by Mark Hayes

 

You're a Mean One, Mr Grinch from 'The Grinch'

By Albert Hague. Arranged by Michael Story

 

Christmas at the Movies

Words and music by Glen Ballard, Alan Silvestri/Will Jennings, James Horner, Mariah Carey/Danny Elfman/Bruce Broughton/John Williams. Arranged by Bob Krogstad

 

O Holy Night

Music by Adolphe Adam. Arranged by René Clausen

 

Ding Dong Merily on High

​I Saw Three Ships

O Come all ye Faithful

Spring Concert
Monday 23 May 2016

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman

 

Highlights from Jurassic Park

Composed by John Williams. Arranged by Calvin Custer

 

The Sound of Music Selection

Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Arranged by Felton Rapley

 

The Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld

By Jacques Offenbach. Arranged by Nigel Wicken

 

Selections from The Phantom of the Opera

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart/Richard Stilgoe. Arranged by Calvin Custer

 

One Day More from Les Miérables

Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, Lyrics by Alain Boublil/Jean-Marc Natel/Herbert Kretzmer. Arranged by Emily Taylor

 

James Bond Medley

Arranged by Victor Lopez

 

A Tribute to John Williams

Featuring the music of John Williams. Adapted by Paul Lavender

 

Oliver!

By Lionel Bart. Arranged by Alfred Reed

Highlights from Beauty and the Beast

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman. Arranged by Calvin Custer

Christmas Concert
Monday 14 December 2015

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Highlights from Mary Poppins

Words and Music by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman, arr Sean O'Laughlin

 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, arr Michael Sweeney

 

I Know Him So Well from Chess

Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by B Andersson and B. Ulvaeus, arr John Glenesk Mortimer

 

Highlights from Wicked

Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, arr Ted Ricketts

 

Skyfall Theme

Words and music by Adele Atkins and Paul Epworth, arr Johnnie Winson

 

Highlights from Jersey Boys

Arr Michael Brown

 

Sleigh Ride

Music by Leroy Anderson

 

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

by Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin, arr Terry Cathrine

 

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

by Meredith Wilson, arr John Moss

 

It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

In the Bleak Mid-winter

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Summer Concert
Monday 8 June 2015

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Movements from Peer Gynt Suite No.1

Morning

In the Hall of the Mountain King

E. Greig

 

Pavane

G. Faure, arr Gearhart

 

Nimrod

from the Enigma Variations

E. Elgar

 

Three pieces from Swan Lake

Scene

Dance of the Swans

Valse

P. Tchaikovsky, arr Stone

 

Music from Carmina Burana

C. Orff, arr Bocock

 

Movements from Carmen Suites No1 & 2Aragonaise

Intermezzo

Les Toreadors

Habañera

Chanson du Toreador

G. Bizet

Christmas Concert
Monday 15 December 2014

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Under the Sea

From The Little Mermaid

 

Highlights from Beauty and the Beast

Music by Alan Menken, arr Calvin Custer

 

I Wanna Be Like You

From The Jungle Book

As recorded by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, arr John Moss

 

When She Loved Me

From Toy Story 2

 

Music from Frozen

Arr Johnnie Vinson

 

Excerpts from the Nutcracker Suite

P. Tchaikovsky Op.71

 

O Come all ye Faithful

The Sussex Carol

Silent Night

Hard! The Herald Angels Sing

Spring Concert
Monday 19 May 2014

St Mary Aldermary Church

 

Highlights From Jurassic Park 

by John Williams arr. Calvin Custer

 

A Tribute to John Williams

adapted by Paul Lavender

 

Grease! 

by Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs arr. Calvin Custer

 

James Bond Medley

arr. Victor Lopez

 

The Wizard of Oz 

by Harold Arlen orch. Harry Dexter

 

Chariots of Fire

by Vangelis arr. Nicholas Hare

 

Mamma Mia

arr. Roy Phillippe

 

Selections from Les Misérables 

arr. Warren Barker

The Muppet Show Theme

Jen Henson and Sam Pottle, arr. by Colin Evans

 

Troika from Lieutenant Kijé

Serge Prokofieff, arr. by Colin Evans

 

Oliver! 

Lionel Bart, arranged by Alfred Reed

 

Somewhere in my memory

John Williams and Leslie Bricusse, arr. by Larry Moore

 

The Phantom of the Opera

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber arr. by Calvin Custer

 

All I want for Christmas is you

Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff, arr. by Larry Kerchner 

 

Silent Night

Once in royal David’s city

The First Nowell 

O come, all ye faithful

MEDLEY'S FROM

The Sound of Music

Mamma Mia!

Les Misérables

 

The Radetsky March

Johan Strauss I

 

The Blue Danube Waltz

Johan Strauss II

 

The Flintstones theme

 

The Can Can

Offenbach

A festive selection of carols and Christmas music

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