Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:00pm
Memorial Quad (by Condon Hall) 1321 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR 97401
Bring your blankets and folding chairs to enjoy this concert on the lawn, the grand finale event for the first-ever Band Director Academy of the UO School of Music and Dance.
Music performed will be a mix of appealing wind band music and popular classics arranged for band. Repertoire will include "The Star-Spangled Banner” and “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” as well as works by Pierre LaPlante, Frank Ticheli, Malcolm Arnold, Steven Bryant, W.C. Handy, Sam Pilafian.
The Band Director Academy participants are music educators from around the world convening at the UO to work with world-renowned guest musical artists Patrick Sheridan and Sam Pilafian, as well as UO music faculty members Rodney Dorsey and Robert Ponto.
For more info about the academy, visit http://banddirectoracademy.com.
Complete repertoire list:
The Star Spangled Banner - Smith/Key
In the Forest of the King - Pierre LaPlante
Three Ayres from Gloucester
Simple Gifts: Four Shaker Songs - Frank Ticheli
Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo - Malcolm Arnold/Paynter
Dusk - Steven Bryant
St. Louis Blues March - W.C. Handy, arr. Jerry Gray, trans. Edward Madden
Edge of Space - Sam Pilafian/Patrick Sheridan
Armed Forces Medley - arr. Patrick Sheridan
The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa