Birch Creek Sound Samples

Symphony - 2010


The Comedians Gallop

symphony concert

Composer: Dimitri Kabalevsky
Conductor: Brian Groner
Media type: Audio
Play length: 1:55

At Birch Creek, students combine with the faculty to form the 80-member Birch Creek Symphony Orchestra. They perform...read more


Air from Orchestral Suite #3

symphony concert

Composer: J.S. Bach
Conductor: Brian Groner
Media type: Audio
Play length: 2:33

At Birch Creek, students combine with the faculty to form the 80-member Birch Creek Symphony Orchestra. They perform...read more


Overture to Rienzi

symphony concert

Composer: Richard Wagner
Conductor: Brian Groner
Media type: Audio
Play length: 11:07

The Birch Creek Symphony Orchestra performs 6 concerts (4 entirely different programs) during their 2-week residency. In addition to concerts, students have...read more


Jazz I - 2010


Jazz 1 concert

Composer: Charlie Parker
Director: Mark Dahl
Performers: Birch Creek Ambassadors (Session I)
Media type: Audio
Play length: 8:01

The Ambassadors, Birch Creek's most advanced student combo, serves as the school's goodwill ambassadors, performing throughout...read more



Jazz II - 2010


Blues for Alice/Freight Train

Jazz 2 concert

Composer: Charlie Parker/Tommy Flanagan
Director: Larry Brown
Performers: Birch Creek Ambassadors (Session II)
Media type: Audio
Play length: 8:01

The Ambassadors, Birch Creek's most advanced student combo, serves as the school’s goodwill ambassadors, performing throughout...read more


Cubano Chant

Jazz 2 concert

Composer: Ray Bryant, Arr. Michael Philip Mossman
Director: Jim Stombres
Performers: Birch Creek Studio Band (Session II)
Media type: Audio
Play length: 3:58

Following auditions the first day of the session jazz students are placed in either the Studio or Lab band. They rehearse together daily and...read more


Blue Train

Jazz 2 concert

Composer: John Coltrane, Arr. Kris Berg
Director: Phil Crews
Performers: Birch Creek Lab Band
(Session II)
Media type: Audio
Play length: 11:16

Following auditions the first day of the session jazz students are placed in either the Studio or Lab band. They rehearse together daily and...read more