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Intermediate Band, grades 7-9
Symphonic Winds 2024
New Jersey Region 1

Rehearsals 
Mt. Olive Middle School, NJ

   FEB. 26  Monday, 4pm-8pm

   FEB. 28  Wednesday, 4pm-8pm

   MARCH 5 Tuesday, 4pm-8pm

 *MARCH 7 Thursday 4pm-8pm   *snow date only

   MARCH 8 Friday, 4pm-8pm

   MARCH 9 Saturday 12pm-6pm

Concert

   MARCH 10 Sunday  3pm

TBA

PROGRAM NOT YET APPROVED

page under construction!

The Program for the SYMPHONIC WINDS

Region 1 Intermediate Band, grades 7-9

Estampie - W. Francis McBeth

Rejoicing Sounds - Laurie J. Kunzle

Wind Song - Robert W. Smith

West Side Story medley -Bernstein/Bocook

Black Granite III - James Hosay

music links JWPepper.com
please listen and preview scores

Rejoicing Sounds

Symphonic Winds Conductor, Laurie J. Kunzle

Laurie J. Kunzle is a composer, musician, and educator from New Jersey. An instrumental music teacher for over 34 years and the former Director of Bands at Lakeland Regional High School for 25 years. She studied both music education and music theory composition at West Chester University, Temple University and Montclair University. Kunzle composes works for instrumental ensembles and arranges music for the marching arts. Her compositions have been played by the Ridgewood Concert Band, the Hanover Wind Symphony, the Dallas Wind Symphony brass, NJ Region 1 Band, and ensembles across the U.S., U.K. and Australia. A winner in the Dallas Wind Symphony fanfare contest and she has received several commissions for ensemble compositions. A clarinetist, Kunzle performs with the New Jersey Wind Symphony, the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra, the Summit Symphony, and as a freelance musician on clarinet and saxophone. She has also recently played with the Band Directors Marching Band in the 2022 Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA and the 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC with 400 band directors. As a conductor, she has conducted over 30 musicals and has guest conducted with the NJ Wind Symphony, the Hanover Wind Symphony, school ensembles, honor bands, and with American Music Abroad.

contact Laurie Kunzle for information

kunzlemusic@gmail.com

BE PREPARED for a great experience!

PRACTICE YOUR PARTS

Start slowly, work everything out rhythms and notes.

Pay attention to tempos, articulation and style.

Use a pencil and mark your music lightly as needed.

PREVIEW THE MUSIC

Listen to the music with your part.

Follow the link with the score.

Repeat the previous steps! ;)

BRING EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO REHEARSALS

Make a list and check it twice.

Include: extra reeds, valve oil, water bottles, pencils!

Tuners if available.

A fantastic attitude ready to work !!!

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