Program
Welcome

Dr. Charles T. Menghini
President, VanderCook College of Music
Musical Selection
Amazing Grace
arr. Ron Geese
Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, Matthew Gaunt, director
Dedicated in memory of Jacob Bass (1994–2014)
Remarks

Dr. Lewis Schmidt
Chairman, VanderCook Board of Trustees
Musical Selection
Saints Bound for Heaven
Traditional, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
Concert Choir, Dr. Robert L. Sinclair, director
Remarks

David Tretter
President, Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
Remarks

TBA
Administrative Liaison, Illinois Govenor Pat Quinn
Musical Selection
Ars Moreindi
Mike Patton (b. 1968), arr. William H. Smith
Percussion Ensemble, Kevin Lepper, conductor
Remarks

Mattie Hunter
Illinois State Senator, 3rd District
Remarks

Esther Golar
Illinois State Representative, 6th District
Musical Selection
Procession and Dance
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767), arr. J. Cameron Law
Philharmonic Orchestra, David Eccles, conductor
Remarks

Patricia Dowell
Alderman, City of Chicago, 3rd Ward
Remarks

Patrick Daley Thompson
Commissioner, MWRD of Chicago
Remarks

John L. Anderson
President, Illinois Institute of Technology
Musical Selection
Viva Musica!
Alfred Reed (1921–2005)
Symphonic Band, Dr. Charles T. Menghini, conductor
Remarks

Patrick Benson
President, VanderCook College of Music Alumni Association
Remarks


Juan Osorio
President, Student Chapter of the National Association for Music Education
Member, VanderCook College of Music Student Senate
Special Presentations
Dr. Charles T. Menghini and guests
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The American Stride (March)
Hale A. VanderCook (1864–1949), arr. Larry Henry
Symphonic Band, Stacey Larson Dolan, conductor
Open House and Reception