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KU School of Music University Band and Symphonic Band to perform at Lied Center

Thursday, November 15, 2012

The University of Kansas Symphonic Band and University Band will present a shared concert at the Lied Center on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 7:30pm.

University Band will begin the evening with performances of “Fate of the Gods” by Steven Reineke; “The Seal Lullaby” by Eric Whitacre; “A Grand, Grand Festival Overture” by Malcolm Arnold (arr. Keith Wilson); and “March Intercollegiate” by Charles E. Ives (arr. Keith Brion). Sharon Toulouse, KU’s Assistant Director of Bands, will conduct.

The Symphonic Band will then take the stage and perform “Nocturne” by David Dzubay and “Carmina Burana (Cantiones profanae) Suite” by Carl Orff (arr. John Krance). Dr. Matthew O. Smith, KU’s Associate Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands, will conduct along with graduate conductor Chad Simons.

Tickets are on sale through the Lied Center Box Office for $7/general admission and $5/students and seniors. Call 785-864-2787 or visit lied.ku.edu for ticket informat

"For more information, contact the KU School of Music for more information at 785-864-3436. MUSIC.KU.EDU.


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