Concerts are held each Monday at 8 pm in June, July and August  in the Stonewall Brigade Bandstand in beautiful Gypsy Hill  Park, Staunton.


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Concerts are held regardless of weather except for severe electrical storms or park flooding.  For cancellation information call 540-294-9791.

If it is raining, bring your umbrella and your lawn chair, or sit in your car and enjoy the concert from there. 

There is a tradition of honking car horns in applause on rainy nights.

On any evening, come early for a parking spot inside the park. 

Parking is permitted on both sides of the park drive for concerts.

 

Special:  email us to vote for your favorite tunes from the season.  We'll take the top 10 and put them on the August 27th concert

This year we are again featuring medleys from shows currently playing on Broadway and a number of pieces by Virginia composers and arrangers

Programs are subject to change.  Check back for updates.

Directions from I-81 exit 225.  At the bottom of the ramp go west on VA 262.  (Left if on I-81 N. Right if on I-81S)  Follow 262 past 3 cross streets and take the Churchville Avenue exit.  Get into the left lane at the botton of the exit onto Churchville Avenue (US 250) and turn left.  Follow 250 East/Churchville Avenue into Staunton. After you pass the first traffic light, watch for Breedens Burgers and Shakes on your right and turn right on the street at the end of their parking lot.  Take the first left.  This takes you into the park where you will have to turn right onto the park drive.  Follow the park drive to the bandstand area. (At the "Y" in the road stay to the left.) Parking is allowed on both sides of the park drive for concerts. Lawn chairs are suggested.

Directions from I-81 exit 220.  When you take exit 220 you are on VA 262.  Take the 4th exit for Parkersburg Pike.  Turn right at the end of the exit ramp.  As you cross the city limits, this becomes West Beverley Street.  Turn left onto Thornrose Avenue at the 3rd traffic light.  As you pass Grace Christian School this street curves to the right.  Just past the curve turn left into Gypsy Hill Park or park on the street and walk in.

 

Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested as permanent seating is very limited. The best sound is at the distance of the permanent seats. 


  If your business or community organization would like to sponsor one of our concerts, please contact one of the board members.

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CONCERT PROGRAMS

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Stonewall Brigade Band Concert
Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday June 3, 2013 
8:00 P.M.
Season Opener
Welcome from City Council


MARCH:Military Escort

King

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: Chant and Jubilo

McBeth

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: The Motorist March

Louis Rich arr. Feldbush

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED:  Chorale Prelude on Cym Rhondda    

arr. Bob Moody

conducted by Bob Moody

ON BROADWAY: Jersey Boys

Billy Joel

conducted by Bob Moody

SAXOPHONE SOLO:  Saxophobia --- Vincent Tornello, Alto Saxophone
Rudy Wiedoeft

conducted by Bob Moody

LATIN: A Bit of Beguine

Richard Fote

conducted by Bob Moody

D-DAY REMEMBRANCE: Armed Forces Salute   

arr. Lowden

conducted by Ray Hoaster

FEATURE: Where No Man Has Gone Before

arr. Bocook

conducted by Bob Moody

JAZZ: Zoot Suit Riot 

Perry/Ross

conducted by James Taylor

BALLAD: "Somewhere" from West Side Story                

Bernstein

conducted by James Taylor

POPULAR: Meet The Flintstones

Barbera

conducted by James Taylor

MARCH:The Thunderer

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody

 

 

 


 



 

 Stonewall Brigade Band Concert
Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday June 10, 2013  Flag Day Concert
8:00 P.M.
To The Colors---- Billy Brooks, trumpet
Posting of Colors by Elks Club
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
National Anthem, Department of Defense Official Version
Flag Day Address by __________________
following the fourth concert selection.

 

Concert selected from the following:

 

MARCH: E Pluribus Unum

Fred Jewell

conducted by Bob Moody

AMERICANA: The World Turned Upside Down   

arr. Robert Jager

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH:America Exultant

Al Hayes

conducted by Bob Moody

PATRIOTIC: Irving Berlin’s Songs for America

arr. Swearingen

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED: Crown Him With Many Crowns

James Swearingen

conducted by James Taylor

AMERICANA: American Folk Rhapsody       

Grundman

conducted by Ray Hoaster

VIRGINIA COMPOSER: Queen City of the Valley

Ray Hoaster

conducted by Ray Hoaster

MARCH: Noble Men

Fillmore

conducted by Bob Moody

AMERICANA: American Riversongs

arr. LaPlante

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: The Major of St. Lo (Thomas Howie) Allen, arr. Lewis & Moody
conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: The Black Horse Troop

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody

 

Bugle Call "Retreat"-- Billy Brooks

 


 

  Stonewall Brigade Band Concert


 Stonewall Brigade Bandstand 
Gypsy Hill Park
MONDAY  JUNE 17,  2013
   8:00 P.M.

 The band plays music from the theater, the concert hall, the church, the movies, the radio and even Renaissance Dances!

MARCH: Quality Plus

Jewell

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: Capriol Suite

Peter Warlock, arr. Walter Beeler

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: Parade of the Charioteers from "Ben Hur"

Rozsa/Shaffer

conducted by Ray Hoaster

SACRED: For All The Saints  "Sine Nomine"

Vaughan Williams/Reed

conducted by Bob Moody

BROADWAY: The Music Man

Willson/Reed

conducted by James Taylor

AMERICANA:  The Civil War

Ployhar

conducted by Bob Moody

LATIN: Fandango

Frank Perkins/Werle  

conducted by Bob Moody

CLASSIC: "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations

Elgar/Reed

conducted by Ray Hoaster

A PARK TRADITION: The Teddy Bears' Picnic    

Bratton/Yoder

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH:  Coast Guards
Karl King

conducted by James Taylor

MOVIE THEME:  Batman
Danny Elfman/Story

conducted by Bob Moody

RADIO THEME: All Things Considered   

Voegli/Bencriscutto

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: The Rifle Regiment

Sousa arr. Randy Cabell

conducted by Bob Moody

 



Stonewall Brigade Band Concert
"Around the World, Through the Years"
Stonewall Brigade Bandstand 
Gypsy Hill Park
 Monday June 24, 2013
8:00 P.M.

MARCH: Coat of Arms

Kenney

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: Ballet Parisien

Offenbach/Isaac

conducted by Ray Hoaster

MARCH: The Mascot

Shawn Bentz

conducted by James Taylor

BROADWAY CLASSIC: Camelot Highlights

Rogers/Yoder

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED: Prelude on Lobe den Herren

Curnow

conducted by Bob Moody

SPECIAL: Bolero for Band    

Glenn Osser

conducted by Bob Moody

SHOW MEDLEY:  Les Miserables Selections

Schonberg/Barker

conducted by Bob Moody

THEME: Theme from the film "Gettysburg"

Edelman/Moss

conducted by Ray Hoaster

JAZZ: Big Band Bash

Arr. Bob Lowden

conducted by James Taylor

MOVIE THEME: The Pink Panther

Mancini/Edmondson

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: Semper Fidelis

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody

 




THE STONEWALL BRIGADE BAND

"American History Through Music"

Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday July 1, 2013
8 pm


OUR BAND'S NEW MARCH Sesquicentennial March
Greg Moody
Conducted by Bob Moody
REVOLUTIONARY WAR Sons of Liberty NeeckConducted by Bob Moody
SACRED Fanfare Prelude: "O God Our Help in Ages Past" James Curnow Conducted by Bob Moody

THE WESTWARD EXPANSION

Kentucky 1800

GrundmanConducted by Bob Moody
CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL Voices From the Battlefield
James D. PloyharConducted by Bob Moody
WORLD WAR I
March:  "Flying Colors"
Laurendau, arr. Vincent Tornello
Conducted by James Taylor
WORLD WAR I March “U. S. Battleship Virginia” Bennet Conducted by Bob Moody
WORLD WAR II South Pacific
Rogers and Hammerstein, arr. Phil LangConducted by James Taylor
AMERICAN HISTORY SUMMARIZED Panorama USA (1976) James D. PloyharConducted by James Taylor
IN TRIBUTE Taps for the Fallen Brave transcribed and arranged by Greg MoodyConducted by Bob Moody
PATRIOTIC This Is My Country Al Jacobs, arr Ades/Ergenbright/MoodyConducted by Bob Moody
PATRIOTIC God Bless America
Berlin/VanAuken
Conducted by Bob Moody
OUR NATIONAL MARCH Stars and Stripes Forever John Phillip SousaConducted by Bob Moody
    


 Stonewall Brigade Band Concert

Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
Gypsy Hill Park

 

Monday July 8, 2013
8:00 P.M.
"Old Fashioned Concert in the Park"
               

MARCH: Independentia

R. B. Hall

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: Rhythm of the Winds

Frank Erickson

conducted by James Taylor

MARCH: Colonel Bogey

Kenneth Alford

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED: All Things Bright and Beautiful           

Claude T. Smith

conducted by Bob Moody

ON BROADWAY: "Mama Mia"

arr. Roy Phillippe

conducted by Bob Moody

VIRGINIA COMPOSER: The Battle of Port Republic   

Randy Cabell

conducted by Bob Moody

SPECIAL: Klezmer Dances

Bulla

conducted by Bob Moody

POPULAR SONG FROM 1932:  Night and Day

Cole Porter/Krance

conducted by Bob Moody

FEATURE: Tiptoe Through The Tubas

Jerry Brubaker

conducted by Bob Moody

CLASSIC MOVIE THEME: The Magnificent Seven

Elmer Bernstein, arr. Phillippe

conducted by Bob Moody

POPULAR SONG FROM 1889:  Hello My Baby 

arr. Van Auken

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: Powhatan's Daughter

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody

 

        

 


 

 Stonewall Brigade Band Concert
Stonewall Brigade Bandstand 
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday July 15, 2011
8:00 P.M.
Kids' Concert in the Park 

 

                Sponsored by McDonald's restaurants, with special guest Ronald McDonald                   

 Special Kids' Show by Ronald McDonald at 7 pm.

Program selected from the following:

 

Looney Tunes Overture

arr. Holcombe

conducted by Bob Moody

All Star from "Shrek 1"

Greg Camp, arr. Michael Story

conducted by Bob Moody

Justin Bieber medley "Baby"

arr. Brown

conducted by Bob Moody

Batman Theme

Danny Elfman arr. Michael Story

conducted by Bob Moody

Born This Way

Lady Gaga

conducted by Bob Moody

Hey Soul Sister

Train

conducted by Bob Moody

Accidentally In Love

Adam Duritz arr. Michael Sweeney

conducted by Bob Moody

Prime Time Toon Review

arr. Ted Ricketts

conducted by Bob Moody

Theme from "Spiderman" 

Jay Bocook

conducted by Bob Moody

Just The Way You Are

Bruno Mars

conducted by Bob Moody

Meet The Flintstones

Hanna & Barbera arr. Moss

conducted by James Taylor

Scooby Doo, Where Are You

arr. Victor Lopez

conducted by Bob Moody

Shrek Dance Party

arr. Murtha

conducted by Bob Moody

Spongebob Squarepants

arr. Jay Bocook

conducted by Bob Moody

 



 


 

 

 


 

   Stonewall Brigade Band Concert
 Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
Gypsy Hill Park
     Monday July 22  2013    8:00 P.M.         

A Tuneful Potpourri

 

MARCH: Stonewall Brigade March

Will Ruebush, arr. Hosaflook & Moody

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: Jederman Overture

Paul Whear

conducted by James Taylor

PATRIOTIC: Amber Waves of Grain

James Curnow

conducted by James Taylor

MARCH: Battle Pavane       

Susato/Margolis

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED: Fantasia on "Open the Door"

Ray Hoaster

conducted by Ray Hoaster

BROADWAY: Guys and Dolls   

Loesser/Custer

conducted by Bob Moody

SOLO: I Remember Clifford--Ray Hoaster, flugelhorn  

arr. Ray Hoaster

conducted by Bob Moody

JAZZ:  Birdland   

Zawinal/Lowden
conducted by Bob Moody

AMERICANA: Civil War Suite

Harold L. Walters

conducted by Ray Hoaster

MARCH: Emblem of Unity

Richards/Swearingen

conducted by Bob Moody

EARLY JAZZ: St. Louis Blues

Handy

conducted by James Taylor

MARCH: The Rifle Regiment

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody

 

             

 




Stonewall Brigade Band Concert

Stonewall Brigade Bandstand  
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday July 29, 2013
8:00 P.M.

"20th Century Band Favorites"

 

MARCH: Spectre of Fortune

Kaisershot

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: Seagate

James Swearingen

conducted by Bob Moody

SPANISH MARCH: Amparito Roca

Jaimie Texidor

conducted by James Taylor

TUBA SOLO: Variations for Tuba and Band--Roger Ergenbright, Tuba

Brink

conducted by James Taylor

ON BROADWAY: Phantom Of The Opera

Webber arr. Barker

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED: The Battle of Jericho

Charles Richard Spinney

conducted by Bob Moody

FEATURE:  Samba For Flutes

Eric Osterling

conducted by James Taylor

MOVIETIME: Disney At The Movies

arr. Higgins

conducted by Bob Moody

JAZZ FROM 1913: Ballin' The Jack  (as Featured in "For Me and My Gal")

arr. Higgins

conducted by Ray Hoaster

FOLK MUSIC: Irish Rhapsody

Grundman

conducted by Bob Moody

AT THE MOVIES: When You Wish Upon A Star                    

arr. Nestico

conducted by James Taylor

DIXIELAND SONG FROM 1902:  "Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey"

Hughie Cannon, arr Van Auken

conducted by Ray Hoaster

MARCH: George Washington Bicentennial

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody





 

       

 

Stonewall Brigade Band Concert

Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
"British Band Classics I"
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday August 5, 2013
8:00 P.M.

 

MARCH: His Honor.

Fillmore

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: First Suite in E Flat.

Gustav Holst

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: March from Symphony #2

Tchaikovsky

conducted by Ray Hoaster

SACRED: Fanfare and Flourishes (from Charpentirer's TeDeum Prelude)

James Curnow

conducted by Ray Hoaster

ON BROADWAY: Chicago

Kander/Ricketts

conducted by Bob Moody

FEATURE: A Trumpeter’s Lullaby

Leroy Anderson

conducted by Bob Moody

OPERA THEME:  Ride of The Valkyries

Richard Wagner, arr. Mark Williams

conducted by Bob Moody

SELECTION:  Balladair    

Erickson

conducted by Bob Moody

JAZZ: Chattenoogie Shoe Shine Boy

Stone

conducted by Bob Moody

POPULAR SONG FROM 1938:  The Nearness of You

Hoagy Carmichael

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: King Cotton.

Sousa

conducted by James Taylor

 


            

 


 

           

 

Stonewall Brigade Band Concert
Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
"Folk Songs, Voluntaries, Brooklyn and Swing Bands"
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday August 12, 2013
8:00 P.M.

MARCH: Chimes of Liberty.

Edwin Franko Goldman

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: English Folk Song Suite.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH:Brighton Beach.

William P. Latham

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED: Voluntary on “Old Hundredth”

Purcell/Curnow

conducted by Ray Hoaster

OFF BROADWAY:  The Fantasticks

Jones/Reed

conducted by Bob Moody

VIRGINIA COMPOSER: Ballad of Harry James... Ray Hoaster, trumpet

arr. Ray Hoaster

conducted by Bob Moody

INTERNATIONAL: Welsh Folk Song Suite

Davis

conducted by Ray Hoaster

CIRCUS MARCH : Bravura.

Duble

conducted by James Taylor

VIRGINIA COMPOSER:  Burst of Glory (Commissioned by the SBB)

Bryan Kidd

conducted by Bob Moody

MOVIE THEME: As Time Goes By  (as sung by Sam in "Casablanca" in 1942)

Herman Hupfield 1931

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: Washington Post

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody

 

 

 

 



 Stonewall Brigade Band Concert

Stonewall Brigade Bandstand
"British Band Classics II"
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday August 19, 2013
8:00 P.M.

MARCH: Grandioso

Seitz/Glover

conducted by Bob Moody

OVERTURE: Second Suite in F

Gustav Holst

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: Hosts of Freedom

Karl King

conducted by Bob Moody

SACRED: Fantasia on an Irish Hymn

O’Reilly

conducted by Bob Moody

ON BROADWAY: Mary Poppins

arr. Ricketts

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: Air Waves (radio theme of “The Million Dollar Band”)

Olivadoti

conducted by Bob Moody

LATIN: Blue Tango

Leroy Anderson

conducted by Bob Moody

SPECIAL: Flourish for Wind Band

Ralph Vaughan Williams

conducted by Ray Hoaster

POLKA: Clear Track

Strauss

conducted by Ray Hoaster

NOVELTY: Instant Concert

Walters

conducted by Bob Moody

POPULAR SONG FROM 1889:  Hello My Baby 

Howard & Emerson arr. Van Auken

conducted by Bob Moody

MARCH: Hands Across the Sea.

Sousa

conducted by Bob Moody


          
Stonewall Brigade Band Concert
Stonewall Brigade Bandstand 
Gypsy Hill Park
Monday August 26, 2013    
8:00 P.M.
Final concert of this season.        
"Best of the Season" concert, featuring selections voted on by our audience and members, as well as requested pieces that we didn't play on rainy evenings.
Simply email Bob at rbobmoody (at) gmail.com (put the @ where it belongs) or speak to him at a concert to request your favorites.
We will fill in this page on the web site around the second week of August, so get your requests in early. 
    

 

 

 

MARCH: The Guardian Kevin Kaisershot conducted by Bob Moody
OVERTURE:  First Suite in Eb for Military Band (3 movements) Gustav Holst conducted by Bob Moody
SHOW MEDLEY:  Les Miserables Shonberg/Barker
conducted by Bob Moody
SOLO:  I Remember Cliffort--  Ray Hoaster, flugelhorn arr. Ray Hoaster conducted by Bob Moody
MOVIE THEME: The Pink Panther Henry Mancini arr. John Edmondson conducted by Bob Moody
MOVIE MEDLEY Disney at the Movies arr. John Higgins
conducted by Bob Moody
CIVIL WAR MOVIE THEME: Theme from "Gettysburg" Edelman/Moss
conducted by Ray Hoaster
SOLO: Saxophobia -- Vincent Tornello, guest soloist Rudy Wiedoeft conducted by Bob Moody
PATRIOTIC: Taps for the Fallen Brave
arr. Greg Moody
conducted by Bob Moody
AMERICANA: Hootenanny Walters conducted by Bob Moody
MARCH: Stars and Stripes Forever Sousa conducted by Bob Moody


 


 






Join the band!  Fall rehearsals start October 7th for new members.

Rehearsals are in the band room at the entrance to Gypsy Hill Park.
Rehearsals are 8 pm to 9:30 pm every Monday,
with a short break for the Christmas Holidays.

Call or email any board member for information, or if you have a friend in the band, just ask your friend for information.

See you in rehearsal.  Most folks arrive by 7:40.