Concert Band to wrap up spring season with April 25 concert

April 16, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Concert Band will wrap up its spring 2018 season with a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in Eisenhower Auditorium. The program features works by American composers Morten Lauridsen, Frank Ticheli, and Henry Filmore. The band is conducted by faculty members Gregory Drane and Corey Pompey.

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $4 for students. Buy tickets in advance for School of Music concerts in Eisenhower Auditorium and save 40 percent. There is no limit on the number of tickets that may be purchased. Purchases made the the day of the concert are not eligible for the discount. Tickets are available at any Arts Ticket Center location, by phone at 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX, or online at the Penn State Arts Ticket Center.

Note: Tickets purchased for this concert also will admit patrons to the Symphonic Band concert beginning at 8:30 p.m.

This concert will be livestreamed on the Penn State School of Music website.

Program

Selections from the Danserye - Tielman Susato, arranged by Patrick Dunnigan

O Magnum Mysterium - Morten Lauridsen, transcribed by by H. Robert Reynolds

Chant and Jubilo - W. Francis McBeth

San Antonio Dance - Frank Ticheli 

The Circus Bee March - Henry Filmore

The Concert Band performs the finest in traditional and contemporary literature composed or transcribed for the concert band medium. It performs concerts in Eisenhower Auditorium. The Concert Band is open to all students, regardless of major. An audition is required in the spring semester, but not in the fall. Spring semester auditions take place during the first week of classes.

Last Updated April 16, 2018