{Updated: Oct.28, 2019 @11:00p}
     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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Season is warm (April-October, with June & July off,
         and light (daytimes).


Next:   Finale Concert, Tuesday Oct.29 
                        @WestwoodLC Sanctuary

2019 Season Schedule (concluding):    
  Oct 29 (Tue.)
@10:30a/C9:45a - Concert, WwLC Sanctuary
                        {End of SSB 2019 Season}

Rehearsals - Detail:
      Tuesdays, usually twice a month or so during season, 10:00a-12:15p,
      at Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park
                    on South side of Cedar Lake Rd above the lake,
                              4 blks
East of US-169, 2 blks West of Boone Ave,
Office Phone: 952-545-5623
   2020 new-season mid-Winter "Tuneup" will be Tuesday, Feb.4

Membership:  >100 members[!] already, but we welcome more.
                        Eager percussionists especially welcome!
     2020 Repertoire

SSB-Family Notices (4)

Finale Concert Tuesday, Oct.29 at WestwoodLC
Dress is all-Black.
    Call is 9:45a.
    Cases and warmup in Westwood Room along Commons.
    Seated in Sanctuary by ~10:05a.
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

Next Year (2020):

Season Repertoire
: (for 'Active' folder)

     "Minnesota Portrait" (some or all; Parts available)

    "Three Rivers Suite" (some or all) (Parts tbd)

    "When Friends Rejoice" - Bob Doan Memorial commission (Parts available)

    "State Bank March" (Faye Washington cond.)

    "Wizard of Oz" (Faye Washington cond.)

    "Swagger Stick March" (Don Larson composer) (Parts tbd)

    "Foshay Tower March"

"The Minnesota Portraits" (Mvt I 'Fort Snelling') - Carl Schroeder
Band audio - Calhoun-Isles Community Band (website, via Ann Verme)
 Band audio - Calhoun-Isles Community Band   (You Tube, via Mary Preus)

SSB-Family Notices (4)

  Dave Valen (liver) is fighting a health battle.

    Nick VanDuzee (kidney-stone) is fighting a health battle.

    Director Em Stark's daughter (colon) is fighting a health battle.

  Audrey Walberg (leg) is fighting a health battle.
  Passed (4)


2017 Finale Concert (Oct.31)

2016 Finale Concert
Repertoire to Turn-In, Asap
 Chassidic Kaddish
  Moorside March
  Peck Horns Revenge
  Precious Lord, Take My Hand
  Rakes of Mallow
  Sousa Palooza
  Southern Four

SSB Family passed to the great music hall in the sky:
     May 2019: Wes Almquist
tenor saxophonist

     March 2019: Chuck Hoff
           percussionist, drum set

       ~February 2019: Rich Asdel

     January 2019:  Irene Knutson
alto saxophonist, and Band's first Treasurer