USA Symphony Band Fall Concert November 10 at Laidlaw

Posted on November 5, 2014 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

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USA Symphony Band Concert

The University of South Alabama Symphony Band will perform in concert Monday, November 10 under the direction of Dr. Michael Phillips, Associate Director of Bands. The program, which will take place in the Recital Hall of the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, features music that reflects the "Changing of the Seasons," including selections that bring in the holiday colors and spirit. The literature includes In the Bleak Mid-Winter (Holst), Sussex Mummers Christmas Carol (Grainger), Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach), Polonaise from Rimsky-Korsakov's Christmas Eve Opera, Debussy's Engulfed Cathedral, and Shostakovich's spirited Galop. The performance will also feature guest conductor Dr. Greg Gruner, chair of the Department of Music.

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 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 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 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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