Current Repertoire

Concert Program for “Sibelius and his Contemporaries”- at Buffalo Finnfest, October 11, 2015

Tiera – Jean Sibelius  (1899) JS200

Musette- Jean Sibelius (King Christian II), Op. 27 (1898)

Kevätlinuille etälässä – Oskari Merikanto  Op.11 No.1- (1904)  with Alex Jokipii

Kevätlaulu –Jean Sibelius (1894) Op 16

Allegro Jean Sibelius  (1899)   JS25

Narvan Marssi, national folk march- with Alex Jokipii

Ballade- J W Johanssen

På Veranden- Jean Sibelius Op 38#2  (1903)  with Alex Jokipii

Soitto- Toivo Kuula- Op. 28 (1914)

Jägermarsch (Jääkärien marssi )- Jean Sibelius Op. 91a  (1917)


Lecture Recital: The Story of the Finnish Brass Septet, October 10, 2015

  • Muistoja Pohjolasta March Sam Sihvo @1900 STM
  • Intermezzo -Leevi Madetoja
  • Ääniset aallot waltz- Georg de Godzinsky 1938 STM
  • Alla Marcia from Tiera -Jean Sibelius
  • Tango from Three Bagatelles -Jukka Linkola 1985 FIMIC
  • Comrade’s Club March -Oscar Suojanen,
  • Seven Fanfares -Atso Almila 1985 FIMIC
  • Bothnian Rhapsody -Jukka Viitasaari 2013 7ikko

The Summer 2011 tour to Duluth and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan featured repertoire from this list.

  1. Muistoja Pohjolasta – traditional patriotic march (on CD)
  2. Kotimaani ompi Suomi – Heartstrings immigrant intro- new arrangement (not recorded)
  3. Kulkurin valssi – traditional waltz (on CD)
  4. Säkkijärven polkka – traditional polka (on CD)
  5. ROCKLAND fanfare – “world premier” Jukka Linkola-based on the opera
  6. two Bagatelles- (Waltz/Tango) more Jukka Linkola pieces for brass septet (on CD)- composed in 1978
  7. Taistojen Tielle – old leftist march- (on CD)
  8. Ballade – sacred sounding concert piece (on CD) Helsinki- 1918) (On CD)
  9. Suomi – Finnish American patriotic medley (written in Cleveland, @1908) (on CD)
  10. Amapa Maxixe Brazilian dance — Samba (on CD)
  11. Sibelius Musette – beautiful miniature- traditional concert piece (on CD
  12. Järnfeldt Berceuse- beautiful miniature; traditional concert piece (on CD)
  13. Maailman Matika- premiered in January- folk music through a mathematical filter. Not recorded. John Kiltinen commission. Peter Hamlin, composer
  14. Veräjä aukes – modern with agrarian roots (on CD) (Jukka Viitasaari)
  15. Konserttipolkka – virtuoso cornet solo (Vainö Tuominen)
  16. Tuba Säkkijärven polkka virtuoso tuba solo (Esko Heikkinen arr)
  17. Savitaipaleen polkka – old polka with a Renaissance filter (Esko Heikkinen) (on CD)
  18. Surut Sävelissä – Finnish American concert piece (Boston 1907)- (Väinö Warvikko) (on CD)