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The KU School of Music presents the University and Symphonic Bands at the Lied Center

Monday, November 22, 2010

The University Band and Symphonic Band will both perform a concert at the Lied Center on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at 7:30pm. Tickets for this performance are $7/adults and $5/students and seniors and are available through the Lied Box Office at 785-864-2787 or the Lied Center website at www.lied.ku.edu.

The concert will lead off with the University Band performing Third Suite by Robert Jager, followed by Ticheli’s Abracadabra; A Festival Prelude by Alfred Reed; Children’s Folksong Suite by Kevin Walczyk and The Trombone King by Karl King. The University Band is conducted by Professor Tom Stidham with Sarah Labovitz as assistant conductor.

After a brief intermission the Symphonic Band will perform American Overture for Band by Joseph Willcox Jenkins; works by Percy Grainger; Symphonic Essay for Winds and Percussion by KU’s own James Barnes; Florentiner by Julius Fucík and Aegean Festival Overture by Andreas Makris. David Clemmer conducts the Symphonic Band and the guest conductor on Florentiner is Patrick McCarty.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436. www.music.ku.edu

 



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