Symphonic Band and Symphonic Winds in concert November 11

November 1, 2012

Peoria, IL (October 30, 2012) The Bradley Symphonic Band and the Bradley Symphonic Winds, led by Dr. David Vroman, will present Music Scholarship Concert Series (MSCS) concert on Sunday, November 11, at 3 p.m. in Dingeldine Music Center, located at 1417 W. Barker Avenue.  Admission is $5 for adults and free for students.  Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 309-677-2650

The 85-member Symphonic Band will perform Italian Holiday by Robert Longfield,Nevermore by Brian Balmages, and Novo Lenio by Samuel Hazo. The Symphonic Winds will perform works by Morton Gould including his famous American Salute.  Also included will be American Hero by Bruce Boughton and two movements from Robert W. Smith’s work based on Dantes Divine Comedy.  A patriotic salute will be given to the men and women of our armed forces.

The concert band program at Bradley involves more than 150 students who represent nearly every major on campus.  Each band performs 3 to 5 times a semester.  Proceeds from MSCS performances support scholarships for Bradley music students.

For more information, contact Dr. David Vroman at 677-2605.