Symphonic Band to tour in Iowa
Thursday, March 20, 2008
The concerts will open with Festivo by Edward Gregson. The band will also perform Introduction, Theme and Variations by Gioachino Rossini, which will feature clarinetist Sarah Shively, a sophomore from
The concerts include performances of Rag, the fifth movement from Suite of Old American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett; English Dances by Sir Malcolm Arnold; and Commando March by Samuel Barker.
Audiences will also hear And Can it Be? written by David Gillingham after the Columbine High School tragedy in 1999, and Yosemite Autumn, written by acclaimed composer Mark Camphouse after a family vacation to Yosemite National Park.
Northwestern’s Symphonic Band, which includes 53 instrumentalists, has performed across the