USA Symphony Band and USA Wind Ensemble Concert Sep. 26

Posted on September 19, 2019 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

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USA Symphony Band in rehearsal

The USA Symphony Band, under the direction of Dr. Jason Rinehart, and the USA Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. William Petersen, will perform their combined September Band Concert on Thursday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert is entitled "The American Machine" and features all American composers. The Symphony Band portion of the concert will highlight music about all different types of machines; including steam engines, clocks, and robots, and will feature the music of Colgrass, Balmages, Bryant, and others. The Wind Ensemble in their half of the concert will perform American classic wind band repertoire by Jenkins, Nelhybel, Sousa, and more.

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 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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