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Yale Concert Band: A Good Old-Fashioned Band Concert

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Yale Concert Band: A Good Old-Fashioned Band Concert

Time: November 13, 2016 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Location: Woolsey Hall
Street: 500 College St
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://www.yale.edu/yaleband
Phone: (203) 432-4111
Event Type: concert
Organized By: Stephanie Hubbard
Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2016

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Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director

 

Hear the Yale School of Music’s newest saxophone instructor – Carrie Koffman – in George Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess Medley and Maurice Whitney’s Introduction and Samba.

 

Igor Stravinsky composed Circus Polka in 1942 for the Ringling Brothers Circus to accompany a ballet of elephants. This is a bit different than your usual circus march…

 

Donald Grantham’s Southern Harmony riffs on “Singin’ Billy” Walker’s 1835 collection of religious texts, sacred tunes, and revival songs of the same name.

 

World Premiere: Compass by Charlie Romano ’19.

 

Public info phone: (203) 432-4111; http://www.yale.edu/yaleband

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