'King Cotton,' 'Blue Shades' Highlight Band Concert
A Sunday afternoon band concert will feature a popular march by John Philip Sousa as well as newer works by composers John Mackey and Frank Ticheli.
The Alma College Kiltie Wind Ensemble and Wind and Percussion Consort will perform a combination of traditional and contemporary band music at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7 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 Wind Ensemble performs April 7.
The Kiltie Wind Ensemble will perform a pair of works by Mackey titled “Foundry” and “Sheltering Sky,” plus “Cajun Folk Songs II” by Ticheli and the popular ”King Cotton” by Sousa.
“’Foundry’ has an interesting and unique industrial sound, while ‘Sheltering Sky’ is a beautiful chorale that features Megan Jurek, a senior from Standish on alto saxophone,” says Dave Zerbe, director of bands.
The Alma Wind and Percussion Consort will perform “Lauds (High Praise Day)” by Ron Nelson, “October” by Eric Whitacre” and “Blue Shades” by Ticheli featuring clarinet soloist Marcus Alston, Lansing senior.
Posted: Wed, March 27th, 2013 at 5:01PM