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School of Music Events

Week of November 18, 2012 – November 24, 2012
Sun Nov 18

DePauw University Band

Add to Calendar3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The DePauw University Band, conducted by Dr. Craig Paré, will present an exciting array of works, as well as two distinguished guests, on this concert. Eric Edberg, professor of cello at DePauw University, will be guest soloist in Tramonto for cello and wind ensemble by Spanish composer Luis Serrano Alarcón. Dr. Mark McCoy, dean of the School of Music, will guest conduct his original composition for symphonic band, A Symphony for Salem, 1692. Part of a campus-wide study of Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, the symphony is a musical representation of the events depicted in the Salem witch trials. Other works on the program include The Dog Breath Variations for wind ensemble by the legendary American composer, guitarist, and rock musician Frank Zappa; United Artists, a symphonic fanfare by American composer Kenneth Fuchs; and Leonard Bernstein’s A Simple Song from his theatrical work Mass. 

 

Location: GCPA Kresge
Organization: Music
Organizer: Bagwell, Janice E Music

Student Recital: Erika Matson, saxophone

Add to Calendar7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: GCPA Thompson
Organization: Music
Organizer: Bagwell, Janice E Music

Mon Nov 19

DePauw University Orchestra

Add to Calendar7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Thanksgiving week concert of the DePauw University Orchestra, directed by Orcenith Smith, brings dance-like music onto Kresge stage with the overture from DePauw Opera's 2013 production, the Viennese operetta, "Die Fledermaus" by Johann Strauss, Jr.  Viola Faculty member Nicole Brockmann will be featured in the unusual and poignant "Lyric Movement" by Gustav Holst.  The final work on the program will be one of the great technical masterpieces by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók.  His "Dance Suite" will captivate the audience with its haunting rhythms, and its joyous expressions of musical energy!

Location: GCPA Kresge
Organization: Music
Organizer: Bagwell, Janice E Music