The Spirit and The Pride of Pennsylvania! 2013
Group Name Mansfield University Marching Band
Conductor Adam F. Brennan
Event Mansfield
Album ID - 50840-MCD

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Track TITLE Composer/Arranger
1 The Star Spangled Banner Smith, John Stafford; Key, Francis Scott / Brennan, Adam F.
2 MU Fight Song Butler, Will George / Brennan, Adam F.
3 MU Alma Mater Butler, Will George / Brennan, Adam F.
4 Military Salute / Brennan, Adam F.
5 Also Sprach Zarathrustra Strauss, Richard / Brennan, Adam F.
6 Symphony No. 5 Beethoven, Ludwig von / Brennan, Adam F.
7 Symphony No. 6 Beethoven, Ludwig von / Brennan, Adam F.
8 Moonlight Sonata, Mvt. III Beethoven, Ludwig von / Brennan, Adam F.
9 Symphony No. 9 Beethoven, Ludwig von / Brennan, Adam F.
10 El Gato Astuto Brennan, Adam F.
11 Back in Black / Wallace, Tom
12 Wooly Bully Samudio, Domingo / Baratta, Nick
13 Land of 1000 Dances / Wallace, Tom
14 Georgia Hopper, Dale

The Spirit & The Pride of Pennsylvania! Mansfield University Marching Band is under the direction of Dr. Adam F. Brennan, Director of Bands and Dr. Nathan Rinnert, Assistant Director of Bands. The Spirit & The Pride consists of approximately 175 brass, wind, percussion and auxiliary members. Music for the 2013 season is inspired by the great composer, Ludwig von Beethoven and includes excerpts from Symphony No. 5, Symphony No. 6, the Moonlight Sonata and Symphony No. 9. Additional music includes Georgia on My Mind, Also Sprach Zarathrustra, El Gato Asuto and more.

All music is written specifically for The Spirit & The Pride by Director of Bands Dr. Brennan, and all drill is written by Assistant Director of Bands Dr. Nathan Rinnert. The Band Staff includes Ms. Julia Federico and Mr. Graham Kerick, Graduate Assistants.

The Spirit & The Pride rehearses just four hours per week over three days, making the time commitment to the group accessible to any major on campus. The band is a corps-style unit and is featured around the region at marching festivals, their own home show and at local community events. Since 2002, The Spirit & The Pride have been seen by over 5 million viewers internationally! One of the band’s favorite events in which to participate is the Collegiate Marching Band Festival in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Spirit & The Pride has appeared there since 1996.