USA Symphony Band Fall Concert November 9 at Laidlaw!


Posted on November 6, 2015 by Keith Bohnet Keith Bohnet


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USA Symphony Band

The USA Symphony Band will perform their Fall Concert on Monday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. The program features music inspired by the Japanese Wind Band Movement. The first half of the performance will highlight cornerstone wind band works from the Japanese wind band repertoire that is commonly used in the All Japan Band Association. The final selection of the concert comes from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julie Giroux, titled Symphony IV. Giroux, an American composer, bases this original wind band symphony on a set of six Japanese bookmarks taken from historic Japanese wood-cut prints.

Tickets for this Musical Arts Series event will be sold at the door only.  Admission is $8 general and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only).  Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call (251) 460-7116 or (251) 460-6136.

Need directions to Laidlaw?  Just go to Google Maps at www.maps.google.com and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center."  We're actually on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South.

Musical Arts Series Season Pass Holders may now reserve their place at concerts if they contact events coordinator Keith Bohnet by 5:00 p.m. the day previous to the event!  Call (251) 460-7116 or email kbohnet@southalabama.edu.  Please mention the amount of seats needed AND be sure you are planning on being in place at least 20 minutes in advance of the concert!  (Pass Holders only please!  Held seats not claimed within 20 minutes of the performance may be offered to other concert attendees.)

For information on how to join the Musical Arts Society, visit our website at www.southalabama.edu/music and click on "events and programs" to see everything you need to know about the Musical Arts Concert Series and USA's Musical Arts Society.

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