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The Legacy of Heroes

Thompson High School Performing Arts Center

Alabaster, Alabama

May 21, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

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Lobby Performances

 

Pizitz MS Beginning Flute Choir

Thompson MS Mixed Ensemble

Simmons MS Brass Quintet

Alabama School of Fine Arts Low Brass Quintet

Program

 

 

Alabama Fanfare - Robert W. Smith

 

The Star-Spangled Banner - arranged by John Williams

 

Black Granite - James L. Hosay

 

Amazing Grace - arranged by William Himes

 

Bugler’s Holiday - Leroy Anderson

Harry McAfee, John Bradley and Ben Carmichael, soloists

 

Let Freedom Ring - Ryan Nowlin

Dr. David Gregory, guest conductor

 

Slava! - Leonard Bernstein

Susan L. Smith, conductor

 

National High School Band Directors Hall of Fame Presentation

Dr. Oliver Boone and Mr. Vincent Rosse

 

INTERMISSION

 

Presentation of Alabama Winds Music Education Scholarship 

 

Pax Americana - Michael Story

Featuring Special Guest 6th Grade Band Members

 

The Glory of the Yankee Navy - John Philip Sousa

Susan L. Smith, conductor

Flying Jewels - James M. David

 

Battle Hymn of the Republic - arranged by Luigi Zaninelli

 

Five to Go - Jack Bullock

Featuring the Alabama Winds Saxophone Section

 

The Greatest Generation - Robert W. Smith

Robert W. Smith, guest conductor

Tony Giles, narrator

Armed Forces Salute - arranged by Bob Lowden

 

America, The Beautiful - arranged by Carmen Dragon

 

The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

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