Missouri S&T bands to perform fall concert

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On November 6, 2017

The Missouri University of Science and Technology concert bands will present their fall concert in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall this month.

The concert will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets in Rolla.

Tickets are $5 for the public and free for youth 18 and younger and Missouri S&T students with a valid ID. Tickets are available from the Leach Theatre Box Office, located in the vestibule inside the main entrance of Castleman Hall, facing 10th Street. The Leach Theatre Box Office is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The event will begin a preshow performance with the S&T Brass Choir, directed by Jonathan Jarvis, a senior in information science and technology from Mount Vernon, Missouri. The choir will perform “Excerpts From Elijah” by Felix Mendelssohn, arrangement by Bernard R. Fitzgerald, and “Sunshine (Adagio in D Minor)” by John Murphy arranged for the S&T Brass Choir by Zachary Rawls.

After the Brass Choir, the S&T Symphonic Band will begin the concert by performing “The National Frencibles March” by Phillip Sousa and edited by Loras John Schissel, “American Jubilee” by Charles Booker, and “Overture to a New Horizon” by Robert Sheldon. The Symphonic Band will conclude with “Villages” by Michael Sweeny.

To complete the first half of the concert, the S&T Video Game Music Ensemble will perform “Jump Up Super Star” from Super Mario Odyssey and “Breath of the Wild E3 Theme” from Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Both pieces are arranged by Zachary Rawls. The ensemble is directed by Veronica Lee, a senior in biological sciences from Troy, Missouri.

After intermission, The S&T Wind Symphony will then conclude the concert with “The Promise of Living” by Aaron Copland and translated by Kenneth Singleton, “Three Ayres from Gloucester” by Hugh M. Stuart, “October” by Eric Whitacre, “Kirkpatrick Fanfare” by Andrew Boysen Jr., and “Entry of the Gladiators March” by Julius Fuĉík.

The Symphonic Band is directed by Dave Cress, lecturer in music in the arts, languages, and philosophy department at Missouri S&T. The Missouri S&T Wind Symphony is directed by Dr. David Samson, assistant professor of music in arts, languages, and philosophy at Missouri S&T.

For more information about the Nov. 12 concert, call the Leach Theatre Box Office at 573-341-4219.

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