1980-1990 Seasons

1980/81 Season

Bernie Hendricks, conductor

Fall Concert

November 16, 1980

Children’s Concert (First)

  • George Kleinsinger and Paul Tripp – Tubby the Tuba
  • Modest Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Serge Prokofieff – Peter and the Wolf
  • Sarasate – A Spanish Dance with Linda and Paul Rosenthal
  • Vivaldi – Concerto for Two Violins in a minor   Linda & Paul Rosenthal
  • A series of Rogers & Hammerstein tunes – John & Gretchen d’Armand
  • Carman Dragon arrangement of Alaska Flag Song and other songs with the University Singers

Spring Concert

1981/82 Season

Bernie Hendricks, conductor

Fall Concert:

November 15, 1981– JDHS

Second Annual Children’s Concert

Spring Concert

1982/83 Season

October 29, 1982 JDHS

Third Annual Children’s Concert

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Wagner – Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nuremburg
  • Pietro Mascagni – Intermezzo Sinfonico from Cavalleria Rusticana
  • Bizet – Selections from Carmen
  • Seymore Barab – Little Red Riding Hood with Jan Soboleff, Gretchen d’Armand and John d’Armand, soloists

March 11, 1983 – Bethel Christian Center

March 12, 1983 – Haines Chilkat Center

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Beethoven – Egmont Overture
  • Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola with Linda and Paul Rosenthal
  • Gounod – Ballet music from Faust
  • Sibelius – Finlandia

April 28, 1983 – Bethel Christian Center

Juneau Symphony and the University Singers Spring Musicale

Mel Flood, conductor

  • The Water Music Suite by George Frideric Handel
  • Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 by Edvard Grieg
  • Gloria from Mass No. 3 in B flat Major, Op. 141 by Franz Schubert

1983/84 Season

November 19, 1983 – Centennial Hall

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Eleanor Dusenbury – Alaska Flag Variations, arranged by Curtiss Blake
  • Brahms – Academic Festival Overture
  • Vaughn Williams – Concerto in f minor for Tuba and Orchestra with George Hoyt, tuba
  • Weldon Hart – John Jacob Niles Suite
  • Morton Gould – Elegy for String Orchestra
  • Jacques Offenbach – Ballet Parisien

November 20, 1983 – Centennial Hall

Children’s Concert

December 22, 1983 – State Office Building

Christmas Concert

March 16, 1984 – Juneau

 April 6, 1984 – Juneau

April 7, 1984 – Sitka

Guest Soloist:  James Johnson, piano

  • Symphony No 8 in D Major, K. 48 by W.A. Mozart
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat Major by L. van Beethoven
  • Fanfare from La Peri by Paul Dukas
  • Procession to the Cathedral by Richard Wagner
  • Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor by J.S. Bach/Stokowski

Opera

  • Beauty and the Beast – Carol Sams (?)

UAJ Commencement

1984/85 Season

 October 20, 1984 – JDHS

Symphony at the Cinema

Melvin Flood, conductor

  • R. Strauss – Also Sprach Zarathustra
  • J. Strauss – On the Beautiful Blue Danube
  • Legrande – Medley
  • Raposo – The Great Muppet Caper
  • arr. Polster – That’s Entertainment
  • Neil Diamond – The Jazz Singer
  • Vangelis – Chariots of Fire
  • arr. Lowden – Disney Magic
  • Bill Conti – Rocky

November 25, 1984 – JDHS

Fifth Annual Children’s Concert

Symphony Toy Shoppe

Melvin Flood, conductor

  • Herbert – Selections from “Babes in Toyland”
  • Waldteufel – The Skaters Waltz
  • Haydn – Toy Symphony
  • Liadov – The Music Box
  • arr. Bob Lowden – Disney Magic
  • Raposo, arr. Bill Holcomb – The Great Muppet Caper

December 1 & 2, 1984

Songs from the Dragon Quilt: An Alaskan Journey

presented by Juneau Oratorio Choir

Melvin Flood – Symphony conductor

  • Haydn – Selections for String Quartet
  • Alice Parker – Songs from the Dragon Quilt: An Alaskan Journey
  • arr. Parker – Three Christmas Carols
  • arr. Parker – Seven Carols for Christmas

February 8, 1985 – Northern Light Church

Winds Chamber Music

Melvin Flood, conductor

  • Mozart – Serenade No. 11
  • R. Strauss – Serenade in E flat
  • Dvorak – Serenade in D Minor

February 23, 1985 – JDHS

The Spring Concert

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Francois Devienne – Concerto No. 2 in D Major (conducted by Bernie Hendricks)
  • Beethoven – Symphony No. 2 in D Major

1985/86 Season

October 26, 1985 – JDHS

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Bach-Stokowski – Choral-Prelude (Great Fugue)
  • R. Strauss – Suite for Winds in B flat Op. 4
  • Mozart – Ave, verum corpus K.618 with the Juneau Community Chorus
  • Bruckner – Te Deum, with soloists Elizabeth Hendricks, Karen Hansen, Stan Watson, Mike Opitz

November 23, 1985 (?) – JDHS

Children’s Concert – (weekend before Thanksgiving)

March 1, 1986 – JDHS

Christopher Parkening with the Juneau Symphony

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Mozart – Divertimento #2 in D Major K.131
  • Vivaldi – Concerto in A Major for Guitar and String Orchestra with Christopher Parkening, guitar
  • Vivaldi – Concerto in D Major for Guitar and String Orchestra
  • Rodrigo – Fantasia para un Gentilhombre
  • Beethoven – Symphony #1 in C Major

May 10, 1986 – JDHS

An Evening of Light Classics

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Offenbach – Selections from Ballet Parisien
  • Johan Strauss – Tales from the Vienna Wood
  • Richard Rogers – Sound of Music
  • Georges Bizet – Farandole from L’Arlesienne Suite
  • Jerry Bock – Fiddler on the Roof
  • Isaac Albeniz – Tango in D
  • Beethoven – Turkish March
  • Louis Gottschalk – Souvenir de Porto Rico
  • Shostakovich – Polka from The Golden Age
  • Gliere – Russian Sailors Dance from the Red Poppy
  • Richard Rodgers – South Pacific
  • Ralph Vaughn Williams – Sea Songs
  • Paul Creston – Night in Mexico
  • Frederick Muller – Londonderry Air
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber – Evita

April 27, 1986 – UAJ Commencement

Juneau Lyric Opera (not part of Symphony schedule)

  • Gilbert and Sullivan – Iolanthe

1986/87 Season

November 1, 1986 Concert – JDHS

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Elgar – Chanson de Nuit
  • Elgar – Chanson de Matin
  • Arutunian – Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra with David Hickman, trumpet
  • Mendelssohn – Symphony No.5 in D, “Reformation”

December 6, 1986 – JDHS

Children’s Concert

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber – Memory from “Cats”
  • Hart McDonald – Children’s Symphony –
  • Morton Gould – Yankee Doodle
  • Robert McBride – Pumpkin Eater’s Little Fugue
  • Lucien Calliet – Alouette
  • Bob Lowden – Disney Magic
  • Bruce Chase – Christmas Memories

February 15, 1987 – Haines Chilkat Center

February 21, 1987 – JDHS 

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Carl Nielsen – Helios Overture
  • Franz Berwald – Symphony Singuliere in C
  • Armas Jarnfeldt – Berceuse and Praeludium
  • Grieg – Piano Concerto in a minor with Neal O’Doan, piano*

Juneau Lyric Opera

  • Gilbert & Sullivan – The Gondoliers

May 10, 1987 – UAS Commencement

1987/88 Season

October 24, 1987 – JDHS

Saturday Evening at the Pops

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Irving Berlin – A Symphonic Portrait arr. Hawley Ades
  • Leonard Bernstein West Side Story
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber – Cats
  • Galt MacDermot/James Rado & Gerome Tagni – Hair
  • Frederick Loewe/Allen Jay Lerner – Camelot arranged Robert R. Bennett
  • Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein – South Pacific – arranged Robert R Bennett
  • Mitch Leigh/Joe Darion – Man of La Mancha arranged Phillip J. Lang
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice – Evita

November 29, 1987 – JDHS

Children’s Concert (8th)

  • Serge Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf with Fran Ulmer, narrator
  • Condit Atkinson – A Musical Trip to the Zoo
  • Henry Mancini – The Pink Panther – arranged by John Cacavas

December, 1987

Inaugural Ceremony for Governor Steve Cowper

February 20, 1988 – JDHS

with Linda Rosenthal, violin

Juneau Lyric Opera

  • Franz Lehar – The Merry Widow

 1988/89 Season

November 12, 1988 – JDHS

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Mozart – Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K 385 “Haffner”
  • Brahms – Schicksalslied fur Chor und Orchester, Op. 54, University Singers
  • Manuel de Falla – Noches en los Jardines de Espana, Alberto Rafols, Piano

November 27, 1988 – JDHS

Youth Concert

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Mozart – Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K 219, Allegro aperto, Ajay Gulur, violin*
  • Miklos Rozsa – The Jungle Book with Fran Ulmer, narrator; Ila Hammond, singer
  • Disney Magic – arr. Bob Lowden

April 8, 1989 – JDHS

A Concert of Light Classics

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Borodin – Polovestian Dances from Prince Igor
  • Tchaikovsky – Suite from the Sleeping Beauty, Op 66a
  • Gershwin – Selections from Porgy and Bess
  • Eric Coates – London Suite

February 10, 11, 17, 18, 1989 –  JDHS

Juneau Lyric Opera

  • Gilbert & Sullivan – Princess Ida

1989/90 Season

October 14, 1989 – JDHS

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Beethoven – Coriolanus Overture, Op. 62
  • Walton – Concerto for Viola and Orchestra with Marcus Thompson, Violist
  • Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 in e Minor “From the New World,” Op. 95

November 26, 1989 – JDHS

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Mozart – Concerto in A Major for Clarinet and Orchestra K.622 with Daniel Korn, clarinet*
  • John Williams – Theme from “Superman”
  • Wagner – Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
  • John Williams – Selections from “E.T.”
  • Holst – Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity from The Planets
  • John Williams – Medley from “The Empire Strikes Back”
  • Jerry Goldsmith – Theme from Star Trek, the Motion Picture, arr. Harry Simeone

February 24, 1990 – JDHS

An Evening of Light Classics

Mel Flood, conductor

  • Ferde Grofe – Grand Canyon Suite
  • Copland – Rodeo
  • Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

April 5, 6, 7, 8, 1990 – JDHS

Juneau Lyric Opera

  • Gilbert and Sullivan – The Mikado

May 4, 1990 – UAS Commencement