Symphonies to perform autumn concert

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On November 11, 2009

The Missouri S&T Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony will perform their first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Leach Theater of Castleman Hall.

S&T_Symphony.jpg Tickets are $3 for the general public and free for S&T students. Tickets are available between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour before the performance in the Leach Theatre Box Office.

The concert will open with a fanfare as the combined brass and percussion of the Symphonic Band and the Wind Symphony are joined by S&T’s marching band, orchestra and jazz band. Following that, the Symphonic Band will perform Night Flight march, by Karl L. King; At Morning’s First Light, by David R. Gillingham; America Verses, by Timothy Broege; and Cajun Folk Songs, by Frank Ticheli.

After a short intermission, the Wind Symphony will play American Fanfare, by James Stephenson; Adagio for Wind Orchestra, by Joaquin Rodrigo; Magneticfireflies, by Augusta Read Thomas; and Second Suite in F, by Gustav Holst.

Two additional opportunities to enjoy performances by the Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 25, 2010.

For additional information about Missouri S&T bands, email Dr. Robert J. Cesario, director of bands and orchestras, at or call the S&T performing arts office at 341-4185.

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