2005: Denver, CO

Dr. Jim Bates, conductor

2005 Playing Contest

The Norman Levine Playing Contest was held at the annual CMSA Conventions from 2001 through 2011 (except 2009). Following are the contest winners.

FIRST PLACE: Brent Hawley (solo mandolin)
Gardenia Waltz (traditional)


SECOND PLACE:
 Jonathan Rudie (solo mandolin)
Notturno Cielo Stellato, Op 186 (Raffaele Calace)


THIRD PLACE:
 Robert Margo (solo mandolin)
Piccolo Gavotta (traditional)

Wednesday Evening Concert

Panache – Thereza Stephan (mandolin), Nora Morganstern (mandolin), Bill Urban (mandola), Jim Williams (guitar), Scott Johnson (violincello)

Flaxen Hair Blues by Ely Karasik
Mozzerella Bella by Ely Karasik
PeerlessGynt by Ely Karasik
Picante by Ely Karasik

Ely Karasik (mandolin) & Richard Blanchard (guitar)

¿Usted Bailar Conmigo? (Will You Dance with Me?) by Ely Karasik

Steve Mullins & The New Mandolin Quartet – Steve Mullins (first mandolin), Don Watson (second mandolin), Brian St. John (mandola), Brian Mullins (mandocello)

Tears in the Eyes of Fishes by Hector Villa-Lobos
Venezuelan Calypso (Traditional)
Jig for Christmas by Steve Mullins
One Tear by Steve Mullins
The Lark Quartet (Finale) by Franz Josef Haydn
The Cinnamon District by Steve Mullins
Perpetual Thanksgiving by Brian Mullins
Elenore Rigby by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Spiral Moons by Tim Ware
Big Catalpa by Steve Mullins

Montana Mandolin Ensemble – Dennis White conducting

El Comanchero (Traditional)
Icarus by Paul Winter Consort
O'Carolan's Frolic by Turlogh O'Carolan
Mary Lee Ann by Dennis White
Jig Medley: Far East & Petunia's Jig by Dennis White
Texas Foxtrot by David Guion
Dance of the Sandhill Cranes by Dennis White
The Duck Waddle by Dennis White

Thursday Evening Concert

Emerald City Mandolin Quartet – Alan Jacobson (1st mandolin), Andrew Booker (2nd mandolin), Ken Carlson (mandola), David Stenerson (mandocello)

(PARTIAL) Nocturne N∫ 2 by Alexander Boro
Opus Posthumous Minuetto by Franz Schubert

Charlie Provenza & Gypsy Jazz

Sonna Italiano
Mysterioso
Goin' to California
Autumn Leaves by Joseph Kosma
Dark Eyes (Traditional)
Secret Gypsy Handshake

Don Stiernberg Trio – Don Stiernberg (mandolin), Jon Carlini (guitar), Jamie Martinez (bass)

Somebody Loves Me by George Gershwin
Medley: All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern & ???
Milk Cow Blues by Kokomo Arnold
Bittersweet by John Carlini
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me by Mose Allison
Cool Kitsch by John Carlini

Annual CMSA ‘Brown Bag’ Open Mic Session

The 2005 Second Mandolin Choir – Johanna Hebing Conducting

??? Five Movements--Movement 1
??? Five Movements--Movement 2
??? Five Movements--Movement 3
??? Five Movements--Movement 4
??? Five Movements--Movement 5

Sarasota Mandolin Ensemble – Antonina Nigrelli Conducting

The Ice Picks

Nancy's Fancy by Sherry Ladig

The James Oswald Duo – John Goodin (mandolin), Bob Margo (guitar)

Diverttimento N∫ 16 by James Oswald

The William Place Trio – John Goodin (mandolin), Jonathan Rudie (mandolin), Bob Margo (guitar)

Waltz Duet in Am by William Place

Jonathan Rudie (mandolin) & Tony Norris (guitar))

Gymnopedie N∫ 1 by Erik Satie

Gino’s Offshoots – Matt Vuksinich (mandolin), Ray Bell (guitar)

Mandolira by Andreini Brothers
La Hota Variata by Andreini Brothers
La Scala Tarantella by Gioacchino Rossini

Brent Hawley (solo mandocello, mandolin)

No Name by Brent Hawley
For Rennie by Brent Hawley

Friday

The Borscht Brothers

Obla Dee Obla Da by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
If I Were a Rich Man by Jerry Bock
Girl from Ipanema by Antônio Carlos Jobim
Dust in the Wind by Kerry Livgren
Blackbird by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Stairway to Heaven by Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
70's Medley
Dueling Banjos by Arthur Smith

Mandomonium

Dance of the Lunatics
Kittie's Rag by Crystal Kerr
Loftus Jones by Turlough O'Carolan
Spiletto detto e condo Orlando by Resphighi (arr. J. Dearinger)
Rhumba (arr. J. Dearinger)
Airmail Special by Glen Miller
Pavanne by Morton Gould (arr. J. Dearinger)
Malonga (arr J. Dearinger)
/ Walter Carter (arr. B. Baldassari)

Evan Marshall (solo mandolin)

Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tárrega (arr. E. Marshall)
Hamilton County
Pastorale from The Messiah by Georg Fredrich Handel (arr. E. Marshall)
Joyful Variations on a Theme by Beethoven by Evan Marshall
Caprice N∫ 1 by Evan Marshall
Caprice N∫ 2 by Evan Marshall
Vanilla Schubert by Evan Marshall
Allegro Vivace from Overture to William Tell by Gioachino Rossini (arr. by E. Marshall)
Air on a G String by Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. by E. Marshall)

Saturday Gala Concert

The Denver Mandolin Orchestra

The Denver Mandolin March

by de Harport | Saturday Gala Concert

Wine, Women and Why

by Ely Karasik | Saturday Gala Concert

March of the Sherpa

by Jim Williams | Saturday Gala Concert

Pop

by Andrew York (arr R. Blanchard) | Saturday Gala Concert

Por Una Cabeza

by Carlos Gardel (arr D. Niece) | Saturday Gala Concert

On to the Show

by Leroy Shield (arr S. Johnson) | Saturday Gala Concert

The 2005 En Masse Orchestra, Dr. Jim Bates Conducting

Carillion (from "L'ArlÈsienne Suite N∫ 1")

by Georges Bizet | Saturday Gala Concert

Memories of Youth/Tres Piezas de Sudamerica

by Giacomo Sartori / Markus Kugler | Saturday Gala Concert

Medley

by Steven Foster (arr J. Bates) | Saturday Gala Concert

Emerald City Mandolin Quartet – Alan Jacobson (1st mandolin), Andrew Booker (2nd mandolin), Ken Carlson (mandola), David Stenerson (mandocello)

Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou Les Maillotins (The Hammers)

by Francois Couperin (arr S. Goichberg) | Saturday Gala Concert

String Quartet Op 33 N∫6--Movement #1

by Luigi Boccherini | Saturday Gala Concert

String Quartet Op 33 N∫6--Movement #2

by Luigi Boccherini | Saturday Gala Concert

String Quartet Op 33 N∫6--Movement #3

by Luigi Boccherini | Saturday Gala Concert

Spanish Dance N∫ 2 (Orientale)

by Enrique Granados (arr A. Jacobson) | Saturday Gala Concert

Cappricio Arrau

by Francisco T·rrega (arr A. Jacobson) | Saturday Gala Concert

La Oracion Del Torero (The Prayer of the Bullfighter)

by Joaquin Turina | Saturday Gala Concert

Minuette (from "The Petite Suite")

by Claude Debussy (arr S. Goichberg) | Saturday Gala Concert

Don Stiernberg Trio – Don Stiernberg (mandolin), Jon Carlini (guitar), Jamie Martinez (bass)

Just The Way You Look Tonight

by Jerome Kern | Saturday Gala Concert

Someone to Watch Over Me

by George Gershwin (arr J. Carlini) | Saturday Gala Concert

The Man I Love

by George Gershwin (arr J. Carlini) | Saturday Gala Concert

Goin' Down the Track with a Chicken on My Back

by Traditional | Saturday Gala Concert

Poor Wayfarin' Stranger

by Traditional (arr J. Carlini) | Saturday Gala Concert

Happy Birthday (to John Carlini)

by Mildred J. Hill | Saturday Gala Concert

I Don't Want Love

by Dan Hicks | Saturday Gala Concert

I've Got a Crush on You

by Gershwin | Saturday Gala Concert

Mugavero

by John Carlini | Saturday Gala Concert