Synod Senior Band (MN)
                Music Director: Emmett Stark    
    Mission - we make joyous music by and to Seniors    Synod Senior Band - 2010 photo                    
                                                  
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Season is warm (April-October, with July off),
          and light (daytimes).

Concerts: 9-10, mostly in  Western Twin Cities

Rehearsals
:
 
~2/mo. Tuesdays  10:00a-12:15p
   @ Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park
     Cedar Lake Rd between MN-100 and US-169
 

Next: First Rehearsal, Tuesday, Apr.4 @10:00a    

Video: 2016 Finale Concert  
Recent Repertoire


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2017 Concert Season
      Tuesday, May  9 @2:00p, at Friendship Village, Bloomington 
      Tuesday, May 23 @12:00n, at Mt. Olivet LC, Minneapolis
      Tuesday, June 20 @10:00a, at Adath Synagogue, Minnetonka
      Wednesday, August 2 @12:00n, at St. Philips LC, Hastings
      Sunday, August 13 - @2 morn services, at Westwood LC, St.Louis Park
      Sunday, August 29 @2:00p, at Masonic Home, Bloomington
      Saturday, September 16 @6:30p, at Gethsemane LC, Hopkins
      Tuesday, September 26 @11:00a, at Faith LC, Coon Rapids
      Tuesday, October 31 @10:30a, at WestwoodLC, St.Louis Park
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Overall Schedule

--Tue, Feb. 7 "Winter Tuneup” Rehearsal
Tue, Ap. 4   Rehearsal
Tue, Ap. 18 Rehearsal
Tue, May 2  Rehearsal
Tue, May 9   CONCERT at Friendship Village (Bloomington) @1:00p
Tue, May 16 Rehearsal
Tue, May 23 CONCERT at Mt. Olivet LC @12:00n  
Thu, June 1 CONCERT at Lord Of Life LC, @TBD
Tue, June 13 Rehearsal  
Tue, June 20 CONCERT at Adath Synagogue (Hopkins) @10:00a
Tue, June 27 Rehearsal
  {MONTH OF JULYBREAK}
Tue, Aug. 1  Rehearsal
Wed, Aug. 2  CONCERT at St. Philips LC (Hastings) @ BA (late morn)
Tue, Aug. 8  Rehearsal  (in Sanctuary) for WW services
Sun, Aug. 13  MORNING SERVICES at WestwoodLC
Tue., Aug. 22  Rehearsal
Tue, Aug. 29 CONCERT at Masonic Home (Bloomington) 2:00p
Tue, Sep. 12 Rehearsal
Sat, Sep. 16 CONCERT at Gethsemane LC (Hopkins) @6:30p
Tue, Sep. 26 CONCERT at Faith LC (Coon Rapids) @11:00a
Tue, Oct. 3 Rehearsal
Tue, Oct. 17 Rehearsal
Mon, Oct. 30  Rehearsal in WestwoodLC sanctuary,
         followed by annual luncheon
Tue, Oct. 31  ANNUAL COFFEE CONCERT at WestwoodLC, @10:30a

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Rehearsal Schedule
   February.7
   April.4
   June.6
   June.27
  RSVP absences-only by Sunday to director@ssb-mn.org
  
  Travel warnings:
    US-169 S+N closed 62-Crosstown to MN-7.   
    US-169 S      closed I-394 to Cedar Lake Rd.
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April.4 Rehearsal
     Trumpet Salutations  (Trumpets only)
     Earle of Oxford's Marche
     Emblem of Unity  March
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RehearsalJune.6
     
Moorside March
      Curtain Call
      Stars & Stripes Forever  March
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RehearsalJune.27
    
Crown Imperial March
     Menard's Enigma March
     National Emblem March
     Seventy-Six Trombones
     Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

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 2017 Repertoire
The repertoire planned for the 2017 season is listed below.
The theme this year is “Marches and Musicals.”
At the beginning the season, use the “Ist Half Repertoire.”
As we progress through the season, we will gradually
replace the 1st half repertoire with the 2nd half repertoire.
Descriptions of the pieces are listed after the 2nd half titles.
 
1st Half Repertoire:                 2nd Half Repertoire:
Trumpet Salutations                  Trumpet Salutations (opening)
Emblem of Unity                        National Emblem (2/4 march)
March 6th                                  March of the Steel Men (6/8 march)
Earle of Oxford’s Marche          Crown Imperial  (Ceremonial March)
Moorside March                        Menards Enigma  (Concert March)
March from Le Miz                    76 Trombones (March in Musical)
Broadway Journey                   Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch (Medley)
Fiddler                                      West Side Story (Musical)
Curtain Call                               King and I (Curtain call/Musical)
Stars and Stripes                      Stars and Stripes (closing)
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Repertoire 2016-2017
   Packets of new music were distributed on Oct.11, 2016
including parts for 4 musicals.

     If you do not have something:
      1) ask "chairmate" to make you a copy, or
      2) make a list of pieces you need, and give to Em.
     {bold indicates active-folder for 2017}
      Amazing Grace (Bullock arr.)
     Aurora
     Barnum and Bailey's Favorite  March
     Beautiful Savior
   
Broadway Journey
     Chorus Angelorum
    Crown Imperial March
    Curtain Call
    Earle of Oxford's March
     Festival Prelude
   
Fiddler on the Roof
     French Horn Rag
     Gabriel’s Oboe
     Holy, Holy, Holy

     Jupiter, from Holst "Planets"
    King and I

    Les Miserables
     Man of LaMancha
   
March of the Steel Men
     March 6th
    Menard's Enigma March
    
Minnesota March
    Moorside March
   
National Emblem March
     Parade, from "Viva Mexico"
     Pilgrims' Hymn
     Puszta
    Seventey-Six Trombones
     Sieglindia
     Skippidy Hoppidy
    Stars and Stripes Forever  March
    Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch
    Trumpet Salutations
    
Variants: A Mighty Fortress (brass & tympani)
    West Side Story

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Westwood Lutheran Church (St. Louis Park)
      Cedar Lake Rd between MN-100 and US-169
      S side of Cedar Lake Rd, 4 Blocks E of US-169