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University Band featured in international broadcast


DePauw University Band

The DePauw University Band was recently featured on Wind & Rhythm, an international syndicated internet broadcast devoted to wind music. 

Episode #575: Moto Perpetuo includes a performance by the ensemble, with Carla Edwards, professor emerita of music, as organ soloist in the fourth movement, IV. Toccata (Moto perpetuo) of Joseph Jongen’s “Symphonie Concertante.”

United Artists album coverThe piece was originally composed for organ and orchestra. This arrangement for band was completed by James Beckel, professor of trombone in the DePauw School of Music, and is featured on the University Band’s ninth compact disc, “United Artists.”

Craig Paré, professor of music, conducts the band, which was heard alongside the U.S. Marine Band “The President's Own,” the University of North Texas Wind Symphony, the U.S. Military Academy Band at West Point and the University of Miami Wind Ensemble.

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