2006: Louisville, KY

Dr. Jim Bates, conductor

2006 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: Doug Back (solo mandolin)
Souvenir de Sicile (Salvatore Leonardi)


SECOND PLACE:
 Jonathan Rudie (solo mandolin)
Fantasie from Verdi’s La Traviata (arr. Bertucci)

THIRD PLACE: David O’Brien (solo mandolin)
Foggy Valley (Norman Blake)

 

Thursday

Cloigheann – Michael Schroeder (mandolin), Steve Cooley (banjo), Cathy Wilde (whistles), Donald Caffrey (bodhran)

Reel Medley: The Silver Spear, The Himbers of Tullah & Jr. Creighans Favorite (The Knotted Cord)

by trad | Thursday

Reel Medley: New Bush Hog, Cathy's Shoes & Rosie's Jig

by Michael Schroeder | Thursday

Medley: The Star of the County Down & ???

by trad | Thursday

Atlanta Mandolin Society – Robert Knyzs, Concertmaster

Miami Beach Rhumba

by ??? (arr A. Frackenpohl) | Thursday

The Musical Prayer

by Francois Menichetti (arr J. Dearinger) | Thursday

Receda de Samba

by Jacob de Bandolim | Thursday

Smitten

by John Goodin (arr J. Goodin) | Thursday

Georgia (On My Mind)

by Hoagy Carmichael (arr C. Brown) | Thursday

Puttin' On the Ritz

by Irving Berlin | Thursday

Annual CMSA ‘Brown Bag’ Open Mic Session

The 2006 Second Mandolin Choir – Johanna Hebing Conducting

Un Fete au Chateau

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

McLean County Mandolin Ensemble

The Flying Wedge

by Kate Dolby | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Allegro (Concerto in G)

by Georg Handel | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Carolina in the Morning

by Walter Donaldson | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Shine On Harvest Moon

by Nora Bayes | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Sous le Ciel de Paris (Under Paris Skies)

by Yves Hubert Giraud (arr R. Foster) | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Ely Karasik Quartet – Ely Karasik (mandolin), ??? (mandolin), Bill Urban (mandola), Ray Bell (guitar)

Andante (from Concerto for Two Mandolins)

by Antonio Vivaldi (arr J. Ericsson) | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Flaxen Hair Blues

by Ely Karasik | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Careda

by Ely Karasik | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Joel Leonard Trio – Joel Leonard (mandolin), Lynn Falk (mandolin), Ray Bell (guitar)

???

by Joel Leonard | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Gypsy Bosso

by Howard Frye | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Canadian American Duet – Johanna Hebing (mandolin), Tony Norris (guitar)

Romance

by Ferdinand Soir | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Waltz Suite

by Fredrick Chopin (arr A. Durand) | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Duo Pourquoi Non (Why Not?) – Lynn Falk (mandolin), Ray Bell (guitar)

???

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Jonathan Rudie (solo mandolin)

Fantasia (from "La Traviata")

by Giuseppe Verde | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Spanish Dance

by ??? | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Sarasota Mandolin Ensemble – Antonina Nigrelli Conducting

Sweet Georgia Brown

by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard & Kenneth Casey | Annual CMSA 'Brown Bag' Open Mic Session

Saturday Gala Concert

Graybill & Ray Bell – Bruce Graybill (mandolin), Ray Bell (guitar)

Bruce Graybill (solo mandolin)

Prelude No. 2

by Calace | Saturday Gala Concert

Graybill & Ray Bell

Cappricio Spagnuolo

by Carlo Munier | Saturday Gala Concert

Louisville Mandolin Orchestra

Tafelmusik (Op 59) - Fantasia for Mandolin Orchestra I

by Konrad Wolki | Saturday Gala Concert

Tafelmusik (Op 59) - Fantasia for Mandolin Orchestra II

by Konrad Wolki | Saturday Gala Concert

Tafelmusik (Op 59) - Fantasia for Mandolin Orchestra III

by Konrad Wolki | Saturday Gala Concert

Tafelmusik (Op 59) - Fantasia for Mandolin Orchestra IV

by Konrad Wolki | Saturday Gala Concert

Joyeux Page - Pavane

by Francois Menichetti | Saturday Gala Concert

The Man I Love

by George Gershwin | Saturday Gala Concert

O Mio Babbino Caro

by Giacomo Puccini | Saturday Gala Concert

Aria (Cantilena) from "Bachianas Brasilieras N∫ 5"

by Hector Villa-Lobos (arr P. Binkley) | Saturday Gala Concert

Buona notte Mimi - Berceuse (Op 322) / G. Manente

by Buona notte Mimi - Berceuse (Op 322) / G. Manente | Saturday Gala Concert

Jota (Spanish Dance)

by E. Granados (arr H.F. O'Dell) | Saturday Gala Concert

En Masse Orchestra, Dr. Jim Bates Conducting

Suite Macabre - Danse Macabre (Organ Prelude performed by Timothy Baker)

by Elke Tober-Vogt | Saturday Gala Concert

Suite Macabre - Marche

by Elke Tober-Vogt | Saturday Gala Concert

Avignon Suite - Hˆfischer Tanz

by Fried Walter | Saturday Gala Concert

Avignon Suite - Sicilienne

by Fried Walter | Saturday Gala Concert

Avignon Suite - Schnellschritt

by Fried Walter | Saturday Gala Concert

Avignon Suite - Rondo

by Fried Walter | Saturday Gala Concert

Avignon Suite - Sur le pont d'Avignon (Finale)

by Fried Walter | Saturday Gala Concert

Jenseits des Regenbogens

by Yasuo Kuwahara | Saturday Gala Concert

Armonie Alpine

by Giacomo Sartori | Saturday Gala Concert