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RND Band Archive

Music Teachers

 

 

James Goodfellow: 1977 - 1992

 

Romeo Candido: 1995-1997

 

Diane McCombs: 1992-1999

 

Hugh Johnston: 1998 to present

 

Justine Lord: 2009 to present

 

 

Band History

 

 

1998-99           Major Repertoire:                   Into the Storm             R.W. Smith

Musicfest Regionals:              Kingston - Silver

                        Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band                     non-competitive

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Sr. Band

 

 

 

1999-2000       Major Repertoire:                   Nathan Hale Trilogy    J. Curnow

                                                                        Millennium: A Reflection J .Higgins

Musicfest Regionals:              Kingston - Gold

Heritage Festival:                   New York City - Bronze

                        Kiwanis:                                  Junior Band 1st Place/Sr. Band 2nd

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

 

 

 

2000-01           Major Repertoire:                   They Came Sailing                  A. Jutras

                                                                        To Challenge the Sky…            R.W. Smith

Musicfest Nationals:              Ottawa-Silver

                        Kiwanis:                                  2nd Place

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

 

 

2001-02           Major Repertoire:                   First Suite in Eb                       G. Holst

                                                                        Africa                                      R.W. Smith

                                                                        A Walk With McCarley           V. Ragsdale

                                                                        Visions of Flight                      Sheldon

                        Toronto Music Festival:          Excellent-Toronto

                        Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band - "A" Class 2nd

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

 

 

 

2002-03           Major Repertoire:                   Inchon             R.W. Smith

Heritage Festival:                   New York City – Silver, Outstanding Band award-Spirit of the City Award

                        Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band – "A" Class 2nd

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

 

 

 

2003-04           Major Repertoire:                   Eng. Folk Song Suite                R. V. Williams

Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band – "A" Class 3nd

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Senior Band

 

 

 

 

2004-05           Major Repertoire:                   Acclamations                          Ed Huckeby

                                                                        Into the Raging River              S. Reineke

                                                                        First Suite                                G. Holst

Classic Festival:                      Washington/Annapolis - Excellent

                                                                        Maestro's Award-Sax Section

                        Kiwanis:                                  Jazz Ens. A++, Sr. Band – "A" Class 2nd

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

                        Band President:                      Sophia Fabiilli

 

 

 

2005-06           Major Repertoire:                   Chorale and Shaker Dance      Zdechlik

                                                                        Amazing Grace                       Ticheli

                        Toronto tour:                           Performance at Queen's Park

                        Kiwanis:                                  Jazz Ens. –A++, Jr. Band – 1st , Sr. Band – 2nd

                                                                        (Regi's Best Jazz Band ever A++)

Canada's Wonderland:           Senior Band

                        Band President:                      Jay Jantz

 

 

 

2006-07           Major Repertoire:                   Second Suite in F                     Holst

                                                                        The Witch and the Saint         Reineke

                                                                        Ave Maria                               Ticheli

New York City Tour:               Performance at Hudson Guild      

                        Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band – "A" Class 2nd, Jr. Band – 1st

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

                        Band President:                      James Steeles

 

 

 

2007-08           Major Repertoire:                Pilatus: Mountain of Dragons Reineke

                                                                        Irish Tune and Shepherds Hey  Grainger

                                                                        Mid-West 50                           S. Bulla

Musicfest Regionals:              Bowmanville-Gold

Heritage Festival:                   Cleveland, Cleveland Rocks Tour-Silver Heritage Festival, performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

                        Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band - "A" Class 2nd, Jr. Band – 2nd

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

                        Jr. Band Repertoire                 Avenger                                   Rob Grice

                                                                        Canadian Folk Medley                        J.W.N.  Palmer

                        Band President:                      Alaina Mariano

 

 

 

2008-09           Major Repertoire:                   Cause for Celebration             W. Himes

                                                                        The Hounds of Spring              A. Reed

                                                                        Amazing Grace                       F. Ticheli

                        Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band – 1st, Jr. Band – 1st

                                                                        (First 1st at Kiwanis!!)

Heritage Festival:                   Boston Gold Standing, 1st place, Outstanding Band Award, invitation to Festival of Gold

                        Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

                        Jr. Band Repertoire              Furioso                                                R.W. Smith

                                                                        Odyssey                                   D. Marlatt

                                                                        New Orleans Jubilee              arr. Ployhar

                        Band President:                   Zachary Mariano

 

 

 

 

 

    1. Major Repertoire:                   Flashing Winds                       J. V. der Roost

                                                      Into the Joy of Spring              J. Swearingen

                                                      Sleep                                       E. Whitacre

      March of the Belgian Paratroopers

                                                      P.Leemans

      Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band – 1st Presidents Cup ; Jr.Band- 1st          

      Heritage Festival:                   New York City, Silver Standing, 1st

      Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

      Jr. Band Repertoire:                As Winds Dance          Samuel R. Hazo

                                                      The Red Barron

      Band President:                      Jennifer Baxby and Jordan Richards

       

       
    1. Major Repertoire:                   El Camino Real                      A.  Reed

      Passages                                 M. Sweeney

      Divinum Mysterium                J.  Swearingen

      Burma Patrol                          K.  L. King

      Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band –1st President's Cup ; Jr.Band- 1st

      Heritage Festival:                   Orlando, Florida, Gold Standing

      Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

      Jr. Band Repertoire:                Newfoundland Folk Song        Arr. Jim Duff  

                                                      Pulsation                                 R.  L. Saucedo

      Band President:                      Jillian Halladay

       

       
    1. Major Repertoire:                  Eng. Folk Song Suite                R. V. Williams

      Invocation and Psalm             V. Gassi

      New Holland                           H. Neidermyer

      The Seal Lullaby                      E. Whitacre

      Kiwanis:                                  Sr. Band- 2nd President's Cup; Jr. Band- 1st

      Musicfest Regionals:              Ottawa - Silver

      Festival of Gold:                     Chicago - Orchestra Hall

      Canada's Wonderland:           Junior Band

      Jr. Band repertoire                  As Winds Dance                      S. R. Hazo

                                                      Ultimatum                              R.W. Smith

      Band President:                      Olivia O'Shea

       

       

       2012-13          Major Repertoire:                   Pilatus: Mountain of Dragons         S. Reineke

                                                                              Sleep                                       E. Whitacre

                                                                              Dialogues                                J.W.N. Palmer

                              Kiwanis:                                  "A+" Standing

                              National Band Festival           Carnegie Hall, New York City

                              Canada's Wonderland            Junior Band

                              Junior Band Repertoire          

                              Band President                       Samantha Johnston

       

       

      2013-14           Major Repertoire                    The Hounds of Spring              A. Reed

                                                                              O Magnum Mysterium           arr. Reynolds

                                                                              Oh Henry                                 R. Nowlin

                                                                              Amazing Grace                       F. Ticheli

                              Kiwanis:

                              Festival of Gold                      Washington D.C.

                                                                              Strathmore Center

                                                                              Home of the Baltimore Symphony

                              Canada's Wonderland            Junior Band

                              Band President                       Kate DuQuesnay

       

       

      2014-15           Major Repertoire                    Persis                                      J. Hosay

                                                                              Lux Aurumque                         E. Whitacre

                                                                              British Eighth                          Z. Elliott

                              Kiwanis:                                  Sr.-First "A" Standing. President's Cup

                              Heritage Festival                    London, U.K., First place, Top Band

                                                                              1st European performance by RND

                              Canada's Wonderland            Junior Band

                              Broadway Gala 2.0                 The King and I

                              Band President                       Cameron Dube

       

       

      2015-16           Major Repertoire                    In the Forest of the King         P. La Plante

                                                                              Flashing Winds                       Van De Roost

                                                                              Thunder and Lightning            J. Strauss

                                                                              Gershwin, By George                        G. Gershwin

                              Kiwanis:                                  Sr. First "A" Standing. President's Cup

                              Heritage Festival                    New York City, Gold Standing (92%)

                                                                              Spirit of New York

                              Canada's Wonderland            Junior Band

                              Broadway Gala 3.0                 My Fair Lady

                              Band Presidents                      Lorenzo Sivilotti, Kathryn Johnston

       

      2016-17           Major Repertoire                    October                                   E. Whitacre

                                                                              Tir Na Nog                              C. Stromann

                                                                              Suite of Old American Dances R. Bennett

                              Heritage Festival:                   San Francisco, Califonia

                                                                              1st West coast performance by RND

                        Band Presidents                      Adam Falconer, Lizzy Hall  ​