USA Symphony Band and Wind Ensemble Concert September 26


Posted on September 22, 2017 by Keith Bohnet Keith Bohnet


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USA Wind Ensemble

The USA Symphony Band under the direction of Dr. Jason Rinehart and the USA Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. William Petersen open the season with a concert entitled "Music Inspired by Words. The performance will be held in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. The USA Symphony Band will take the listener on that journey through literature by presenting Elliot Del Borgo's "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" and Steve Danyew's "Goodnight, Goodnight," both pieces inspired by poetry. They will conclude their portion of the concert with "My Shot" from the hit musical "Hamilton." The Wind Ensemble will conclude the concert with classic and modern music from the band repertoire.

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). Musical Arts Series season passes will of course be honored for admission to this event. 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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