DePauw University Band Performs Sunday at 3 p.m.
November 16, 2010
November 16, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — A gallivanting musical journey led by the DePauw University Band will take you away this Sunday, November 21. The 3 p.m. performance, which is free and open to the public, will take place in Kresge Auditorium, Green Center for the Performing Arts, under the direction of Craig Paré.
Fanfare for the Common Man by twentieth century composer Aaron Copland opens the concert, and is directly followed by Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams. Concertgoers who favor the music of Percy Grainger will thoroughly enjoy the University Band’s performance of Children’s March: Over the Hills and Far Away.
The DePauw University Saxophone Quartet featuring Michael Anne Tolan, soprano saxophone, Patrick Legendare, alto saxophone, Stephen Lucaites, tenor saxophone, and Andrew Muth, baritone saxophone, accompany the Band’s next piece by French composer Jean Baptiste Singelée, Premier Quatuor, Op. 53.
Joining the Band for Malcolm Arnold’s Divertimento for Wind Trio, Op. 37, is a DePauw student chamber trio with Heidi Meuth on flute, Colette Novack on oboe, and Alicia Smallwood on clarinet. A musical voyage to Jupiter (from The Planets) by Gustav Holst is next on the program, and the concert closes with Russian Christmas Music by Alfred Reed. Featured on this final piece will be the DePauw University Chorus, directed by Jan Harrington.
Founded in 1884, the DePauw University School of Music is one of the oldest in the nation and has an established tradition of educating leaders in virtually every facet of music, including performers, educators, composers and administrators. Learn more here.