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  • Dr. Gary Sullivan

    Dr. Gary Sullivan

    Music Director and principal conductor

  • Sangmi with Sullivan
  • Jim Kasprzak
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  • 2018 - Genevieve Brown

    Kenneth G. Bloomquist Prize

    The Kenneth G. Bloomquist Prize was established by the Lansing Concert Band in 2011 to recognize and reward an outstanding high school musician in the mid-Michigan area. The award is named in honor of LCB Director Emeritus and former director of bands at Michigan State University, Ken Bloomquist. The $1,000 prize is awarded to the winner, who will also perform with the LCB as a featured soloist on our annual Young Artist''s Concert held on April 28, 2018.

    Previous Bloomquist Prize Winners

    2017 - Aaron Smokowitz, trumpet
    2016 - Justin Best, clarinet
    2015 - Martin Kocev, clarinet

    2014 - Aden Berry, tuba
    2013 - Lydia Roth, flute
    2012 - Diedreanna Potter, harp
    2011 - Jordan Lulloff, saxophone

    Application information

    The competition is open to high school musicians in grades 9–12 during the 2017-18 academic year, enrolled in school from the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lenawee, Livingston, Midland, Montcalm, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Washtenaw.

    Performers of woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments may apply. Applicants must select a work for their instrument which has an available band or wind ensemble accompaniment and must submit an audio recording of their performance of that selection accompanied by piano, band, or orchestra.

    Performance with the Lansing Concert Band will be April 28, 2018 in a Lansing-area venue. Deadline for application is February 12, 2018.

    Judges’ decisions are final. The winner will be invited to perform their solo selection in concert with the Lansing Concert Band on April 28, 2018. A cash prize of $1,000 will be awarded along with a professional recording of the performance.

    Read more and apply here!

    Questions? Please e-mail us at competition@lansingconcertband.org or call (517) 321-3274.

  • LCB in Charlotte
  • Percussion in Action

Winter Concert 2018
Sunday, March 11th, 2018, 3:00pm 
Charlotte Performing Arts Center (map)
Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for students
Buy tickets here!

We start the year off with our Winter Concert on Sunday, March 11th. We will be playing a wide variety of selections and feature several soloists. Selections include Gabriel's Oboe (Soloist Carla Larzelere), Trumpeter's Lullaby (Soloist Glen Akers), Sonata for Marimba (Soloist Cody Edgerton), Star Wars, and more!

We hope you can join us!

 

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Program

Lansing Concert Band Opener - Jeff Kressler

Valdres - Johannes Hanssen, arr. Bainum

2nd Suite in F - Gustav Holst
   I. March
   II. Song without Words
   III. Song of the Blacksmith
   IV. Fantasia on the "Dargason"

A Trumpeter's Lullaby - Leroy Anderson,  arr. Lang
   Glen Akers, trumpet soloist

LCB Horn Ensemble
   A TV Medley

Sonata for Marimba - Peter Tanner, arr. Boyd
   I. Allegro
   II. Andante
   III. Vivace
   Cody Edgerton, marimba soloist

Galop - Dmitri Shostakovich, trans. Hunsberger

Intermission

Fanfare to "La Peri" - Paul Dukas

A Tribute to Dave Brubeck- arr. Roszell
   Take Five & Blue Rondo a la Turk

Gabriel's Oboe - Ennio Morricone, arr. Longfield
   Carla Larzelere, oboe soloist

LCB Trombone Ensemble
   I. Achieved is the Glorious Work - Haydn
   II. Tenderly - Gross and Lawrence, arr. Phelps
   III. Fascinating Rhythm - Gershwin, arr. Phelps

Star Wars Medley - John Williams, arr. Burden

Stars and Stripes Foverever - John Philip Sousa

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