Columbia Festival Ragtime Band

Saturday, July 2nd at 7:30 pm
COLUMBIA FESTIVAL RAGTIME BAND
Gwen Gould, conductor
Columbia County Fairgrounds
Chatham, NY

PROGRAM

Creole Belle by J. Bodewalt Lampe

Moonbeams by Walter Milbank

*Charleston Rag by Eubie Blake

Victoria, A Ragtime Love Song by Daniel Paget
Frank Hosticka, trumpet; Lincoln Mayorga, piano

A Treemonisha Sampler, selections from the opera by Scott Joplin
arranged for chamber band by Daniel Paget

Overture
We’re Goin’ Around
The Sacred Tree
We Will Rest Awhile
Aunt Dinah Has Blowd De Horn
When Villains Ramble Far And Near
A Real Slow Drag

A Ragtime Skedaddle by George Rosey
Karen Bogardus, piccolo; Lincoln Mayorga, piano

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic by John W. Bratton
Children and their teddy bears are invited to join the Teddy Bears Parade!

INTERMISSION

The Star Spangled Banner (Sung by all)

Sousa’s The Liberty Bell (Conducted by raffle winner)

Alexander’s Ragtime Band by Irving Berlin

*Down in the Old Cherry Orchard (1890’S Waltz Medley)

*El Choclo (tango) by Angel Villoldo

Wisteria: A Rag by Daniel Paget
Larry Harms, clarinet; Lincoln Mayorga, piano

America the Beautiful (SUNG BY ALL)

Medley of Sousa Marches:

El Capitan
The Washington Post
Stars And Stripes Forever

*Dancing is encouraged!
Program conceived and developed in collaboration with Daniel Paget, arranger, who has arranged all of the numbers on this program for the 12-piece Columbia Festival Ragtime Band.

PLAYERS

Karen Bogardus, flute
Larry Harms, clarinet
Frank Hosticka, trumpet
Jim Hamlin, trumpet
Lorraine Cohen, trumpet
RJ Kelley, french horn
Larry Witmer, trombone
Dean Plank.  trombone
Morris Kainuma, tuba
Lincoln Mayorga, piano
Ben Harms, percussion
Scott Simpson, percussion

‘TAKE A SEAT IN THE ORCHESTRA” STUDENT PARTICIPANTS

The following students will perform with their CFO mentors:
Maddie Morrell, flute
Kolya Cooper-Fateyev, clarinet
Anna Costello, french horn
Zander Hern, percussion

LEADING THE SINGING

Nina Fine, mezzo soprano
Keith Spencer, baritone

THE COLUMBIA FESTIVAL RAGTIME BAND

The Columbia Festival Ragtime Band features members of the Columbia Festival Orchestra, professional musicians who perform widely as freelance musicians in the greater New York City metropolitan area, as well as in the Columbia, Berkshire, and Capital Regions.

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