Nature Portrayed in Music: The Concert Orchestra, conducted by Robert Kreutz, performs Paul Lewis’ English Suite for String Orchestra, and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 83 in G minor, “La Poule,” the second of the composer’s six ‘Paris Symphonies. The program includes an original composition being selected from submissions by students of Dr. James David.
The 120-member Concert Band, conducted by Erik Johnson, performs music inspired by a multitude of Latin cultures. Infectious rhythms, haunting melodies, and lively marches will be on full display as we celebrate the rich cultures of Central and South America. “The band is a lively group that always astounds me with their commitment to keeping the arts alive and present in their lives regardless of their professional pursuits,” describs Johnson.