Troy Buchanan High School
In Caleum Fero (2019)
This show features the music of composer Karl Jenkins, a new age composer whose compositions are unique blend of european classical tradition and ethic/world percussion sounds and rhythms.
Invincible was an original composition for marching band by Jay Dawson inspired by the popularity of suphero characters.
Composition C (2017)
The 2017 producation was inspired the minimalistic artwork of Piet Mondrian. The music was a collection of minimalistic works by Richard Saucedo
Quidam is the title of one of the touring shows of Ciruqe Du Solei. It featured the songs: Atmadja, Ninkou Latora, Quidam, and Incantation. The band performed this show at many regional festivals.
The Band Director is Missing (2015)The 2015 marching show was entitled "The Band Director is Missing" and featured the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The show features all of the different sections of the band as an "inspector" walks through the band and questions all of the suspects. At the end it is revealed that the Drum Major has kidnapped the band director.Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (2014)The show "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is music made famous by Elton John. Songs in the show include Funeral for a Friend, Love Lies Bleeding, Your Song, and Saturday Night is Alright for Fighting.The Hunted (2013)The show "The Hunted" featured the film music of James Newton Howard. Selections were taken from the 2005 movie "King Kong" The show included solos for alto saxophone and trumpet.
The show "Masked By Shadows" featured the classical piece "In The Hall of the Mountain King" by Edward Grieg. This contemporary setting of a classical piece included a flute trio as well as solos by flute and alto saxophone.Adiemus (2011)
The show Adiemus was prodominantly music from the composer Karl Jenkins. The show included the songs: Distorted, Zarabanda, Cantus, and Adiemus. The band had a very sucessful fall winning the grand champion award at both the Bi-State Marching Festival in Potosi Missouri, and the Quincy Octoberfest Fieldshow in Quincy Illinois.
"KA" is the title of the Cirque Du Solei Show that was playing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2010.
The Shades of Night (2009)
From the uncertain fringes of twilight, to midnight's dark secrets, every facet of the imagination is reflected in the "Shades of Night" Songs included: Nightwatch, Layers, and In Caelum Fero
The Mask of Zorro (2008)
The Mask of Zorro is taken from the fim score of the 1998 motion picture "The Mask of Zorro" This latin based show was originally composed by James Horner.
Quidam is the title of one of the touring shows of Ciruqe Du Solei. It featured the songs: Atmadja, Ninkou Latora, Quidam, and Incantation. The band performed this show at many regional festivals. They finished first at the Washington, Sullivan, and Quincy Marching Festivals in 2007
King Kong (2006)
King Kong is a marching show using the music from the 2005 movie "King Kong" It featured the music of composer James Newton Howard.
Jekyll and Hyde (2005)
Jekyll and Hyde is a selection of pieces taken from the corresponding Broadway musical. Selections performed include: Prologue; Murder, Murder; In His Eyes; and Facade.
Minimally Speaking (2004)
The 2004 Troy Buchanan Show was entitled Minimally Speaking and is an original work written by Richard Saucedo. Selections performed include New Rhythmics, Layers, and Echoes.
The Music of Aaron Copland (2003)
In 2003 the Trojan Pride Marching Band performed the music of the great American composer Aaron Copland. The selections performed include Appalachian Spring, Fanfare for the Common Man, and Hoe Down.
Chuck Mangione (2002)
The marching band in 2002 played selections written by jazz great Chuck Mangione. Selections included; Children of Sanchez, Land of Make Believe, Echano, and El Gato Triste.