Dordt College News

Bands and orchestra will perform May 1

April 21, 2009


The Dordt College Concert Band, Campus-Community Band, and Chamber Orchestra will present a concert Friday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Following the concert the Dordt Jazz Band will be featured in a soirée at the Campus Center, starting at about 9:30 p.m. Admission for both the concert and soirée is free, with a free-will offering received to benefit music scholarships at Dordt College.

The bands and orchestra are directed by Bradley Miedema. Featured works in the concert include:

• “Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5” with a violin solo by Heather Hooyer, and a full orchestra performance of “Rosamunde Ballet Music No. 2” by Franz Schubert;

• “Dedicatory Overture” by Clifton Williams and “National Emblem March” by E. E. Bagley performed by the Campus-Community Band;

• Bach’s “Fantasia in G Major” and Schuman’s “George Washington Bridge” presented by the Concert Band.

Dordt’s Jazz Band is directed by Scott Olson. It features a dynamic percussion section, along with the best of the brass for the soirée following the concert.

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