Concert Band Presents Musical Journey Around the World

 

Concert Band Presents Musical Journey Around the World

 

 

HICKORY, N.C. — The Lenoir-Rhyne University Concert Band will present a spring performance on Friday, April 26 at 7:30pm in the P.E. Monroe Auditorium on campus. This event is free and open to the public.

The fifty-five member Concert Band will present a musical journey through the people and places of Africa, the British Isles, Continental Europe, Russia, and the United States. Included on the program are Guiseppe Verdi’s La Forza del Destino, Gustav Holst’s Second Suite in F, Vasilij Agapkin’s A Slavic Farewell March, Robert W. Smith’s Africa: Ceremony, Song and Ritual, Alfred Reed’s A Festival Prelude, and Norman Dello Joio’s From Every Horizon – A tone poem to New York.

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About Lenoir-Rhyne University:

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a private, coeducational university with its primary campus in Hickory, NC and was founded in 1891. Academic programs include 60 undergraduate majors, 23 graduate programs, the Center for Graduate Students of Asheville, NC; and the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC. Today, over 1,950 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled between the three campuses. Lenoir-Rhyne is affiliated with the NC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and welcomes students from all religious backgrounds. The website is lr.edu.

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