Programme announced for Manx Music Concert

On the 17th March 2018 the Isle of Man Wind Orchestra will be holding a concert of Manx Music at the Church of St Mary of the Isle, Hill Street, Douglas at 7:30pm.

The concert is part of their 20th anniversary season and features the premiere of a new and as yet untitled composition by local Composer David Kilgallon of violin and Wind Orchestra.

The event is supported by the Isle of Man Arts Council and the programme for the evening will contain pieces such as:-

  • Tynwald March – Charles Guard
  • Laxey Wheel – arr. Dunderdale
  • Yn Scollag Aeg – Paul Dunderdale
  • Flanagan – arr. Dunderdale
  • Manannan – Paul Dunderdale
  • Premiere of new composition – David Kilgallon
  • Mona’s Delight – John Kinley
  • Cajun Folk Songs: Frank Ticheli
  • Kelly for the Isle of Man: arr. Dunderdale
  • Snaefell Wheel: Paul Dunderdale
  • Manx Lullaby: Rob Wiffin
  • Ellan Vannin arr. Dunderdale

Michael Morrison, Chairman

 

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Concert Band Weekend Continues

The Concert band Weekend continues today (Saturday) with a morning and afternoon rehearsals at St Ninian’s Lower School, Onchan.

The sessions led by by Duncan Stubbs OBE will feature a variety of Concert Band music and are open to all woodwind, brass and percussionists.

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Further information can be obtained from Chairman, Michael Morrison at winds@wm.im or on (07624) 437751.

Michael Morrison, Chairman

Concert Band Weekend Starts Tonight

The Concert Band Weekend hosted by members of the Isle of Man Wind Orchestra starts tonight Friday 9th February 2018 at St Ninian’s Lower School, Onchan at 7pm. All woodwind, brass and percussion players are most welcome.

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The weekend of rehearsals and final concert on Sunday 11th February at 2:30pm will be led by Duncan Stubbs OBE formally Principal Director of Music for the RAF.

Michael Morrison, Chairman

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Grand Concert at QEII High School Peel

The next concert is on Friday 27th October at QEII with the QEII Wind Band conducted by John Kewley.

The programme is as follows:-

IoM Wind Orchestra

  • Liberty Bell
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • Marching Song
  • Symphonic Beatles
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Hootenanny

QEII High School Wind Band

  • I will follow him
  • Falling Slowly (from ‘Closer’)
  • Raiders March
  • Man In The Mirror
  • Apache
  • Hey Jude

QEII High School Wind Band & IoM Wind Orchestra

  • Ellan Vannin Suite
  • Lord of the Dance
  • Syncopated Clock
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home