posted January 23, 2012

Hope to Host Intercollegiate Honors Band Concert on Saturday, Feb. 4

Students from multiple colleges and universities including Hope College will perform together in a concert by the Michigan Intercollegiate Honors Band on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. at Hope in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

The band will be performing Roger Cichy’s “Divertimento”; Eric Whitacre’s “October”; Carter Pann’s “Richard & Renee”; and John Phillip Sousa’s “Easter Monday on the White House Lawn.”

The Intercollegiate Honors Band is a joint collaboration of Adrian College, Albion College, Alma College, Calvin College, Cornerstone University, Grand Valley State University, Hillsdale College, Hope College, Olivet College and Spring Arbor University.  Students in the band are nominated by their band director and come together for one day of rehearsals, capped by the concert in the evening.

The guest conductor this year is Carolyn A. Barber from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 277 College Ave., on College Avenue at 12th Street.