© Copyright 2018 by Jennifer Jolley 

Think About It

COMMISSIONED

by the Institute for the Advancement of Secondary and Primary Repertoire Excellence, whose members include
Andrew Cole, Hightower Trail Middle School, Marietta, Georgia | Andrew S. DeNicola, John Zazzali, John P. Stevens H.S., North Edison, New Jersey | Bill Davern, West Genesee Central Schools, Camillus, New York | Dr. Birch Browning, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio | R. Brady Finch and Mike McBain, Lee’s Summit High School, Lee's Summit, Missouri | Brian Downey, Las Vegas Academy, Las Vegas, Nevada | Scott Hillock, Jenks High School, Jenks, Oklahoma | Russ Kramer, Mason City High School, Mason City, Iowa | Brian Messier, Belchertown High School, Belchertown, Massachusetts | Chip De Stefano, McCracken Middle School, Skokie, Illinois | Chris Burkhart, Cape Henlopen High School, Lewes, Delaware | Chris Gleason, Patrick Marsh Middle School, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin | Chris Wilhjelm, Ryan Dore, Band Directors, Pascack Hills High School, Montvale New Jersey | Collin Myers, Auburn Middle School, Auburn, Massachusetts | Dan Coyne, Ponaganset High School, Foster/Glocester, Rhode Island | Daniel Griffith, L’Anse Creuse High School North, Macomb, Michigan | Dan Terrell, Aaron Nuss, and Jen Tiede, Linn-Mar High School, Marion, Iowa | David Irish, Palo Verde High School, Las Vegas, Nevada | Dennis Kaneshiro, Director of Bands, Kalani High School, Honolulu, Hawaii | Donald Krubsack, David Elmhirst, Daniel Tewalt, Wayzata High School, Plymouth, Minnesota | Doug Martin, Director of Bands, Langley High School, McLean, Virginia | Erik Lynch, Verona High School, Verona, New Jersey | Eric Palmquist, Camp Hill Middle/High School, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania | Evan Quintus, Basha High School, Chandler, Arizona | Glen Adsit, The Hartt School, West Hartford, Connecticut | Greg Harris, Director, North Middlesex Regional High School in Townsend, MA | J. Clayton Stansberry, Legacy High School, Broomfield, Colorado | Jacob Polancich, Arrowhead Union High School - Hartland, Wisconsin | Jacob W. Wilson, III. Lyme/Old Lyme High School, Old Lyme, Connecticut | Jason Heeren, Johnston High School Band Parents Association, Johnston Iowa | Joseph Witkowski, Annandale High School, Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia | Jeffrey Conrad, Roxbury High School, Succasunna, New Jersey | Jesse Dochnahl, Missoula County Public Schools, Missoula, Montana | Jeff Mount, Blair High School, Blair, Nebraska | Jon Baumann, Director of Bands, Mandan High School | G. Jonathan Thomann, Director of Bands, Plymouth-Canton Ed. Park, Canton, Michigan | Kennan Torgerson, Coral Reef High School, Miami, Florida | Dr. Kenneth Thompson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio | Kerry Taylor, Westlake High School, Austin Texas | Kevin Ownby and Travis Bender, Oak Mountain High School, Birmingham, Alabama | Kristen Hames, Hill Country Middle School, Austin, Texas | Mark Herold, Legacy High School, Bismarck, North Dakota | Matthew P. Bufis, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, Illinois | Mathieu Girardet, Orange County School of the Arts, Santa Ana, California | Matthew Sisia, Oyster Bay High School, Oyster Bay, New York | Matt Temple, New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois | Michael DeMarco, Director of Bands; The Quincy Public Schools, Quincy, Massachusetts | Mindy Scheierman, Director of Bands, Millburn High School, Millburn, New Jersey | Myron Peterson, Urbandale High School, Urbandale, Iowa | Parker Bixby, Mercer Island High School, Mercer Island Washington | Paul Bain, Graham Kapowsin High School, Spanaway, Washington | Richard Riederer, Frontier High School, Hamburg, New York | Robert Rink, Ferrucci Junior High School, Puyallup, Washington | Rusty Hart, Cabot High School, Cabot, Arkansas | Scott Dunn, Deanna Nikirik, Baldwin High School, Baldwin, New York | Sean Anderson, Kearsarge Regional High School, North Sutton, New Hampshire | Sharon Bonneau, Director of Bands, Kilmer Middle School, Vienna, Virginia | Susan Willmering, South Pointe Middle School, Diamond Bar, California | Susan Ochi-Onishi, Director of the Kaimuki MS Symphonic Winds, Honolulu, Hawaii | Tyler North Sandia High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico | Wayne Fanning, Niu Valley Middle School, Honolulu, Hawaii | Wendy Higdon and Andrew Brough, Creekside Middle School, Carmel, Indiana | William Davern, West Genesee High School, Camillus, New York

FIRST PERFORMANCE

January 2019 in Michigan

 

ENSEMBLE

Grade 2.5 Concert Band

DURATION

4 minutes

**Available for performance in January 2020

PROGRAM NOTE​

Think About It is a fun, groove-centric tune that takes its inspiration from early funk music of the 1960s and 1970s. Honestly I just wanted to write something y’all can bop to.