The bands are under the direction of Dr. Polly Middleton and Dr. Sarah Labovitz. The groups will also be directed by graduate students Kyle Kempf and Matthew Simpson.
The Concert Band will take the stage first with Frank Ticheli’s “Simple Gifts.” They will also play “Song for Lyndsay” by Andrew Boysen Jr. and “March,” the first movement from Robert Jager’s "Third Suite."
Symphonic Winds will then begin their portion of the program with “Eternal Father Strong to Save” by Claude Smith. They will follow up with “Dancing at Stonehenge” by Anthony Suter, “American Salute” by Morton Gould, “Loch Lomond” by Frank Ticheli, and “Folk Dances” by Shostakovich, arranged by H. Robert Reynolds.
For more information about this concert or any other A-State music event, one may contact the Music Department at (870) 972-2094.