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Senior High Honor Band joins ISU Symphonic Band in concert Dec. 10

Posted December 6, 2011

The Idaho State University Symphonic Band will be joined by the ISU Senior High Honor Band in a special performance this Saturday, Dec. 19,at 4 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Symphonic Band in action.The Senior High Honor Band is comprised of regional high school instrumentalists who are nominated by their band directors to perform with this select group of musicians. Directors of the Senior High Honor Band are Kevin York, ISU Associate Director of Bands, and Dr. Patrick Brooks, ISU Director of Bands. This year’s group will perform the picturesque Scenes from the Louvre by Norman Dello Joio, the seasonal The Child and the Kings by Timothy Broege, and On The Mall march by Edwin Frank Goldman.

Joining them in this performance will be the ISU Symphonic Band. Featured soloist with the Symphonic Band for this performance is Randill Jeffreyson the on euphonium. Jeffries, a music education major at Idaho State, will be performing Sousa band classic Bride of the Waves by Herbert L. Clarke.

Under the direction of Dr. Patrick Brooks, the Symphonic Band will also be performing Resonances I by Ron Nelson, Ballo del Granduca (The Grand Duke’s Ballet) by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and the exciting and tuneful Armenian Dances (Part I) by Alfred Reed

Ticket prices for ISU Bands concerts are as follows: $8 adults, $6 ISU faculty and staff, $4 pre-college students, Free to ISU students. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted into concerts.

For more information on this concert or about the ISU Bands, call Idaho State University Director of Bands Dr. Patrick Brooks at 282-3147.