This piece pays tribute to the venerable Carnegie Hall, one of the world's most prestigious performance venues, as well as to vibrant New York City. The opening statement is a bold, brilliant fanfare characteristic of the great hall's splendor. The middle section is calm with engaging melodies, yet rhythmically driven, symbolizing the non-stop activity of a bustling metropolis. After returning to the opening theme, the music concludes with a resplendent finish. How might your band find themselves performing at Carnegie Hall? Tell them to keep practicing, practicing, practicing!