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Wheaton Symphony Orchestra
Don Mattison, Manager
344 Spring Ave.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4826

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Concert Program

The Star Spangled Banner

Francis Scott Key

Arranged by John Williams

Curtain Up!

Arranged by Bob Krogstad

A Tribute To Romberg

Sigmund Romberg

Arranged and adapted by Douglas Mac Lean

Orchestrated by F. Campbell-Watson

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Stevie Wonder

Arranged by Calvin Custer

Featuring Susan Crandall – Flute

Selections From Ragtime

Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty

Arranged by James Kessler

The Music Man – Symphonic Impressions

Meredith Wilson

Arranged by Richard Hayman

INTERMISSION

My Fair Lady

Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe

Arranged by John Whitney

Porgy And Bess Medley

George Gershwin, Du Bose & Dorothy Hayward, and Ira Gershwin

Arranged by John Whitney

Selections From The King And I

Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

Arranged by Bob Lowden

West Side Story – Selection For Orchestra

Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim

Arranged by Jack Mason

Featuring
Susan Crandall – Flute

Susan Crandall is an active performer and instructor. She has a career as a soloist and chamber musician, performing in festivals and music series throughout the United States, Europe and Israel. She is a member of Duo Dinamico, a professional flute and guitar duo, with fellow faculty member Jesse Langen. This duo has appeared in concerts held in the United States and Germany as well as participating in Gaudeamus International Interpreters Competition in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She is also a founding member of Winds of the New Millennium, a professional Woodwind Quintet.

Ms. Crandall currently teaches at the Musical Offering, the Merit School of Music, and the Chicago Academy for the Arts. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from Drake University and spent several years studying abroad in Germany where she completed her Master of Music in Flute at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. While in Germany she was principal flute with Collegium Musicum Orchestra in Frankfurt and the Oberurseler Chamber Orchestra. She currently freelances with various Chicago area orchestras including Northwest Indiana Symphony, Wheaton Symphony, Kenosha Symphony, Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra, and Lake Shore Symphony.

George & Ira Gershwin Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Ahrens
Program Notes

The Star Spangled Banner

The Star Spangled Banner was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814 after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British Royal Navy...

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Curtain Up!

This medley includes some of Broadway’s most famous show stoppers. The piece opens with "There’s No Business Like Show Business" from Annie Get...

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A Tribute To Romberg

Romberg was born as Siegmund Rosenberg to a Jewish family, Adam and Clara Rosenberg, in Gross-Kanizsa during the Austro-Hungarian Imperial...

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You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

This single was released by Stevie Wonder in 1973. The song became Wonder's third number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and his first...

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Selections From Ragtime

Ragtime is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty. The music includes marches, cakewalks...

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The Music Man – Symphonic Impressions

The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man...

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My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story...

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Porgy And Bess Medley

Porgy and Bess is an opera by composer George Gershwin, with a libretto written by author DuBose Heyward and lyricist Ira Gershwin. It was adapted...

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Selections From The King And I

The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on Margaret Landon's novel...

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West Side Story – Selection For Orchestra

West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and conception and choreography...

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