The Hope College Concert Band will perform on Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The program will include “Phoenix Fanfare,” by James M. Stephenson; “Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon,” by Percy Aldridge Grainger; “Odysseus and the Sirens,” by Dana Wilson; selections from “Courtly Airs and Dances,” by Ron Nelson; selections from the “Peer Gynt Suite,” by Edvard Grieg; “Fantasia in G Major,” by Johann Sebastian Bach; and the Finale from “The New World Symphony,” by Anton Dvořák.
The Concert Band is conducted by Dr. Gabe Southard, associate professor of music, and consists of Hope students, alumni and community members from the Holland and Zeeland area. The concert will also showcase a number of student conductors from the music education program, including sophomore Katie Baldwin of Normal, Illinois; senior Callahan Davenport of Chennai, India; junior Claire Dickson of East Dundee, Illinios; sophomore Hannah Dirkse of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin; junior Hilary Hunsberger of Fennville; sophomore Emily Ledford of Traverse City; junior Madalyn Navis of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin; and senior Matt Tallman of York, Pennsylvania.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.