Kiltie Marching Band Performs Annual Indoor Show
The 100-member Alma College Kiltie Marching Band presents its annual indoor show featuring music composed by contemporary rock pianist Ben Folds.
The benefit concert will support victims of Hurricane Sandy, with a portion of the proceeds to be donated to the Red Cross.
The performance takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 in the Remick Heritage Center. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors 62 and up, and free for Alma College staff, students and youth 18 and under. Seating is reserved. Call (989) 463-7304 for ticket information.
The Kiltie Marching Band performs indoors.
The program includes music by Wayne Bergeron, Michael Whelen and Michel Camilo in addition to four pieces by Folds arranged for band by Ludington junior Cassandra Sherlock. The works are titled “Landed,” “Annie Waits,” “Army” and “Brick.”
“We are very appreciative to Ben Folds for giving us permission to write and perform these arrangements,” says David Zerbe, director of bands at Alma College. “The concert is very fast paced and uses a lot of theatric lighting. The students will dress in costume for portions of the performance.”
The program also includes features by the band’s color guard and Alma College pipers and highland dancers.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 8:08AM