posted March 8, 2000

Interlochen and Hope Concert

The Hope College Wind Symphony will perform a joint concert with the Interlochen Arts Academy (IAA) Band on Saturday, March 11, at 4 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

          The public is invited.  Admission is free.
          The concert is part of a four-day tour the IAA
  Band is conducting of southern Michigan.  The band's
  repertoire includes Ron Nelson's "Rocky Point Holiday";
  Philip Sparke's "Dance Movements"; John Philip Sousa's "The
  Northern Pines March," written for Interlochen; and Leroy
  Anderson's "Bugler's Holiday," featuring IAA students Sarah,
  Kristin and Mary Stoneback.
The Wind Symphony will join the Interlochen group for
the last two pieces of the concert: "On a Hymnsong of Philip
Bliss," a setting by David Holsinger of the hymn "It Is Well
With My Soul"; and "Pas Redouble" by Saint Saens.
          In addition to the concert at Hope, tour
  performances open to the general public include a concert
  sponsored by the Hartford Foundation at the Hartford
  Middle/High School Auditorium in Hartford on Friday, March
  10, at 7 p.m., and a performance with the Grand Rapids
  Symphonic Band at Fairhaven Church in Hudsonville on Sunday,
  March 12, at 2 p.m.  Admission to the Hartford concert is
  free; admission to the Fairhaven concert is $6 for adults,
  $5 for senior citizens and $4 for students 18 and under,
  payable at the door.
          The band's appearances will also include an
  assembly performance for students at the Hartford
  Middle/High School, and performances for students at Shelby
  High School and Hart Middle School.  The band will travel
  nearly 500 miles during the four-day tour.
          Interlochen Center for the Arts is home to
  Interlochen Arts Academy; the summer Interlochen Arts Camp;
  Interlochen Arts Festival, a year-round presentation of more
  than 750 performances/exhibitions; and Interlochen Public
  Radio.  Interlochen Center for the Arts is situated on a
  1,200-acre campus southwest of Traverse City.
          Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 12th Street
  and College Avenue.  Further information about the Hope
  College visit may be obtained by contacting the college's
  department of music at (616) 395-7650.