{Updated: Jan.20, 2019 @6:00p}
     Synod Senior Band (MN)
                          Music Director: Emmett Stark                 Webmaster: Dick Peik

    Mission - we make joyous music by and to Seniors    Synod Senior Band - 2010 photo                    
                                                  
 

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Membership:  >100 members[!] already, but we welcome more.
                        Eager percussionists especially welcome!

                                                                                               Member Roster/Contact

  
Season is warm (April-October, with June & July off,
           and light (daytimes).
 
Rehearsals are
Tuesdays, twice a month or so, 10:00a-12:15p,
      at Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park                  
                              4 blks
East of US-169, 2 blks West of Boone Ave,
                               on South side of Cedar Lake Rd above the lake,
                              Office Phone: 952-545-5623
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Next: 2020 Winter 'Tuneup' Rehearsal
                 February 4  @
10:00a-12:15p
      @Westwood LC Good Shepherd Hall

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First Spring Rehearsal: March 31
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2020 Season Schedule

Feb.   4  Tuneup
Mar. 31  Rehearsal
April 14  Rehearsal
April 28  Rehearsal
May 12  Rehearsal

May 15 @12:45p  CONCERT  Salem Covenant Church, New Brighton
June   2  Rehearsal
June 16  Rehearsal
June 22 @11:00a  CONCERT  Minnetonka Senior Center, Minnetonka

June 30  Rehearsal,
             [Volunteer] Prep for Aug. 9 WwLC Sacred Services 
  -- MONTH of JULY - NO Activity --
Aug. 4   [Volunteer] Rehearsal for Aug.9 WwLC Sacred Services
Aug.   9 @  8:30a  Sacred Service at WestwoodLC
Aug.   9 @10:30a  Sacred Service at WestwoodLC

Aug. 18  Rehearsal
Sep.   1  Rehearsal
Sep. 15  Rehearsal
Sep. 19 @  6:30p CONCERT  GethsemaneLC, Hopkins
Sep. 29 @11:00a  CONCERT  Faith Lutheran Church, Bloomington
Oct. 13 @  2:00p 
CONCERT  Masonic Home, Bloomington
Oct. 24 @  2:00p  CONCERT  Trillium Woods, New Hope
Oct. 26 @10:00a  Rehearsal
             @12:30p Annual Luncheon in WwLC Commons
Oct. 27 @10:30a  CONCERT for WestwoodLC WAM

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Initial 2020 Season Repertoire: (for 'Active' folder)
We will be using the "Music of Minnesota" theme, part 2.
Ensure you have all the pieces listed.
  If not, let Em know at your first rehearsal, and he will get parts to you ASAP.

2019-Carry-over:
 Minnesota March
 Stars and Stripes Forever
 Gopher Variations

2019-Carry-over - Maybe:
Chorale and Shaker Dance
Ave Maria
 Latina
 March 6th

2020-new:
 Fort Snelling ("MN Portraits" - I) 
 When Friends Rejoice  (Doan commission)
 Flutissimo (parts coming Mar. 31)
 Swagger Stick March
 Three Love Songs (parts coming Feb. 4)
 Foshay Tower March

Pre-2019
:
 Wizard of Oz
 State Bank March
 Pilgrims Hymn
 Skippidy Hoppidy

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TuneUp Rehearsal
   Fort Snelling (1st mvt from "MN Portraits")
   Three Love Songs (parts available at Tuneup) - new piece by Jim McCreary
   Skippidy Hoppidy by Al Sweet
   State Bank March
   Swagger Stick March  (by Don Larson) - cond by Nick Van Duzee
   Pilgrims Hymn                                   
      If time allows, other piece(s) may be rehearsed.


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  Band audio - Calhoun-Isles Community Band (website, via Ann Verme)

 Band audio - Calhoun-Isles Community Band (You Tube, via Mary Preus)

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Archives
2019 Finale Concert
       Playlist
1. Minnesota March
2. Chorale and Shaker Dance II
(Phil Raaen cond.)

3. Latina (Dick Papke cond.)
4. Ave Maria (Serber arr.)
(Tom Engquist cond.)
5. On the Edge polka
6. Heartstorm
7. Cabalina
8. Prince in Concert
9. Gopher Variations
(Nick vanDuzee cond.)
10. Stars and Stripes Forever


2017 Finale Concert

2016 Finale Concert

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SSB Family passed to the great music hall in the sky:
   
2019
            Nov.12 - John Klinger,
                                                French horn
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