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Paul Maybery

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2011 ~ Fifth Maine tour ~ Celebrating the Music of Walter Dignam & W.S.Ripley

Conductor and Music Director
Paul Maybery, Chatfield, MN
Eb Cornet
Michael Hesse, Farmington, MN
Paul Perfetti, West Roxbury, MA
Joseph Van Fleet, Lexington, KY
Dennis Harrington, Oakland, ME
Bb Cornet
Wayne Collier, Lexington, KY
Nathan Shower, Keene, NH
Rick Lowe, Lunenburg, MA
Michael Swift, Gilford, NH
Eb Alto
Dennis Emert, Monroeville, PA
Martha Crane, Fitchburg, MA
Mary Gasiorowski, Grafton, NH
Bb Tenor
Jon Hall, Portland, ME
James Chesebrough, North Woodstock, NH
Bb Baritone
Jim Bennett, West Paris, ME
Bb Bass
Steve Gasiorowski, Grafton, NH
Eb Bass
Robert Eliason, Hanover, NH
Alan Estes, Saline, MI
Todd Cranson, Springfield, IL
Larry Jones, Windsor, VT
Andy Buchan, Charlestown, NH
Tim Cohen, Canaan, NH
Jeff Johnson, Claremont, NH

Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 PM, Chapel, Colby College, Waterville, ME
Wednesday, July 27, 6:00 PM, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, Rockland, ME
Thursday, July 28, 6:00 PM, Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, Bates College, Lewiston, ME
Friday, July 29, 6:30 PM, Paris Academy, Paris Hill, ME
Saturday, July 30, 4:00 PM, W.S. Ripley Band Festival, Bethel Historical Society, Bethel, ME

Music Selections ~ Historic music editions prepared by musicologist, Paul Maybery
Yankee Fanfare (based on historical themes), Paul Maybery
Ocean Wave Quickstep, Allen Dodworth
The Italian in Algiers Overture, Gioachino Rossini, arr.P.Maybery
Hope Told a Flattering Tale, Walter Dignam, Mick Hesse, solo Eb Cornet
Roof Raiser, W.S.Ripley
Prayer from Der Freischutz, Carl Maria von Weber, arr.Walter Dignam
Memories of Manchester Waltz (1863-64), Walter Dignam
Quickstep Pride of the Nation, W.S.Ripley
Aura Lee, Poulton, serenade band*
The Flying Trapeze, Lyle, serenade band*
*Serenade band: Hesse, Collier, Emert, Crane, Bennett, Eliason
Step Out Quickstep, W.S.Ripley
Who Shall Rule This American Nation, Henry Clay Work, Jim Bennett, vocal
Take them away, They’ll drive me crazy, Henry Clay Work, Jim Bennett, vocal
On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Johann Strauss
Abide with Me, Monk, arr.W.S.Ripley
The Fourth of July, Walter Dignam
Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore, Giuseppe Verdi
Fireman's Polka, W.S.Ripley
encore Finale from William Tell Overture, Gioachino Rossini, arr.P.Maybery

Yankee Brass 2011 Photo

2011 Yankee Brass Band
Rockland, ME

Sponsoring Organization
Friends of the Yankee Brass, Inc. P.O Box 1461, White River Jct, Vermont 05001
A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization