Symphonic Band Will Perform Nov. 17

Nov. 13, 2003

by Richard Veit

Baylor University's Symphonic Band will present its second concert of the 2003-2004 season at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.

The 67-member Symphonic Band is conducted by Barry Kraus, assistant professor of ensembles and associate director of bands.

The concert will open with the Donald Hunsberger wind-band arrangement of Dmitri Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Opus 96, followed by American composer Luigi Zaninelli's Hymn and Pavane, under the direction of guest conductor Christopher Bailey.

The Symphonic Band also will perform the "Courtly Dances" from Act II of Gloriana by English composer Benjamin Britten, the "Concord" Piano Sonata by American composer Charles Ives and transcribed for band by Richard Thurston, and the tone poem Niagara Falls, written by the eclectic American composer Michael Daugherty.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

Looking for more news from Baylor University?