Dordt College News

Dordt College bands to present Dec. 9 concert

December 4, 2008

Campus Community Band

The Dordt College Jazz Band and the Campus-Community Band will present a concert Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

The Campus-Community Band, directed by Bradley Miedema, will open the concert with “Christmas Carillon” by James Curnow. Also on the program are “English Folk Song Suite” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; “The Liberty Bell March” by John Philip Sousa; and a setting of “Greensleeves” by Alfred Reed.

The big band sounds of Dordt’s Jazz Band, directed by Scott Olson, will complete the program. The Jazz Band will play a variety of tunes ranging from swing to ballads, including a special Christmas arrangement of "Sleigh Ride."  Featured performers will be Lynn Price on sax, and Jamin Hubner on drums.

A freewill offering will be received to benefit music scholarships at Dordt College.

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