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Spirit's Field Show & Music History
1979 - Sunnyvale All-Stars (the band before Spirit)    
   
Theme:
?
Drum Major:
?
   
Music:
?
Director:
?
 
 
1980
 
 
Theme:
no fieldshow that year, just parades
Drum Major:
Ed Etangan
 
Music:
Color of the Guard, Stick Alive, Maximillian's Grand Entry, Free World, Guantanamera
Director:
Brad Hawkins
 
 
1981
 
 
Theme:
no theme - it was an exhibition year
Drum Major:
John Holland
 
Music:
March of the 2nd Coming, The Last Hour, Land of Make Believe, Espani Cani, Don't Cry For Me Argentina
Director:
Brad Hawkins
   
 
1982
 
 
Theme:
no theme
Drum Major:
Melvin Freitas
 
Music:
How The West Was Won, Chariots of Fire, Frankenstein, Somewhere (from West Side Story)
Director:
Brad Hawkins
   
 
1983
 
 
Theme:
Pirates
Drum Major:
Melvin Freitas
 
Music:
Pirates by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
Director:
Brad Hawkins
       
1984    
 
Theme:
ELP (Emerson, Lake, and Palmer)
Drum Major:
Melvin Freitas
 
Music:
Fanfare For The Common Man, Pirates, Tocatta, Jerusalem
Director:
Brad Hawkins
   
     
1985
     
 
Theme:
The 40's
Drum Major:
Gary Butera
 
Music:
20th Century Fox Fanfare, Over There, A Salute To Spike Jones ("Dance Of The Hour"), String Of Pearls, Opus One, Sing Sing Sing, As Time Goes By , Tara's Theme
Director:
Brad Hawkins
   
 
 
1986
 
 
 
Theme:
"Silverado" and "The Natural"
Drum Major:
Eric Geffon
 
Music:
Music from the movies "Silverado" and "The Natural"
Director:
Brad Hawkins
   
 
 
1987
 
 
 
Theme:
South Pacific
Drum Major:
Eric Geffon
 
Music:
Overture, Bali Hai, Happy Talk, Younger Than Spring Time, Bloody Mary, I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Of My Hair, "Bali Hai Spoof", This Nearly Was Mine, Dit Moi, Some Enchanted Evening
Director:
Brad Hawkins
   
 
 
1988
 
 
 
Theme:
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor
("Music From The New World") by Antonin Dvorak
Drum Major:
Dave Watrous & Alex Chen
 
Music:
Adagio, Allegro Molto, Largo, Scherzo, Molto Vivace, Allegro Con Fuoco
Director:
John Steinwinder
       
 
1989    
 
 
Theme:
Young Sherlock Holmes
Drum Major:
Dave Watrous
 
Music:
Music from the movie "Young Sherlock Holmes"
Director:
Jeff Pearson
   
 
1990
 
 
Theme:
10th Anniversary
Drum Major:
Dave Watrous
 
Music:
March Of The 2nd Coming, Pirates, Frankenstein, Over There, "Bali Hai Spoof", Silverado, The Natural, Jerusalem
Director:
Brad Hawkins
     
 
1991  
 
 
Theme:
The 60's
Drum Major:
Dave Watrous
 
Music:
Aquarius, Wipeout, I Get Around, White Rabbit, "Drum Solo", A Day In The Life, Moon River
Director:
Rich Alipaz
     
 
1992  
 
 
Theme:
Total Recall
Drum Major:
Todd Belluci & Tue Rust
 
Music:
Music from the movie "Total Recall"
(Songs: The Dream, The Hologram, Clever Girl, A New Life)
Director:
Rich Alipaz
   
Personnel:
64 Winds; 19 Percussion; 16 Color Guard
 
1993  
 
 
Theme:
Little Shop of Horrors
Drum Major:
Todd Belluci
 
Music:
Some Fun Now, The Meek Shall Inherit, Suddenly Seymour, Don't Feed The Plants
Director:
Brad Hawkins
     
1994  
 
Theme:
Tribute to Alan Menken
Drum Major:
Tue Rust
 
Music:
Hardin County - From "Lincoln", Commander in Chief, The Meek Shall Inherit, Seize the Day, The World Will Know
Director:
Brad Hawkins
       
1995    
 
Theme:
The Abyss
Drum Major:
Betsy Megas
 
Music:
Music from the movie "The Abyss"
Director:
Shawn Hines
     
 
1996  
 
   
Theme:
"Themes and Variations"
Drum Major:
N/A
 
Music:
"Themes and Variations" by Bela Bartok
Director:
Dave Gary, Jr.
     
 
1997  
 
   
Theme:
"Themes and Variations"
Drum Major:
N/A
 
Music:
"Themes and Variations" by Bela Bartok
Director:
Dave Gary, Jr.
       
 

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