Spring Concert – 24 May 2018

We are very excited about our upcoming Summer Music Season at the Villa Marina Arcade in collaboration with the Isle of Man Arts Council. We start the season with our Spring Concert on the 24th of May. Make sure to not miss this event! For more information, read here.

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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

 

Concert Band Weekend – Music

The following music has been announced for inclusion in the Annual Concert Band Weekend with the Isle of Man Wind Orchestra commencing on the 9th February and led by Duncan Stubbs OBE.

The list includes links to YouTube videos.

Vesuvius – Ticheli

Songs from Across the Water – Sparke

Yiddish Dances – Gorb

New World Dances   Ellerby

Suite no. 2  Reed

Ye Banks and Braes Grainger

Keep the Faith Stubbs

Greensleeves Traditional arr Reed

Jungle Book  Sherman

Marvin Hamlish Showcase  arr Barker

Illyrian Dances Woolfenden

Zodiac Dances – Sparke

Runway Five

Michael Morrison

Chairman

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