Neighborhood Concert Series: Symphonic Band
October 17, 2018
Neighborhood Concert Series: Symphonic Band
Presented by School of Music

"In Their Own Words"

Butler University Symphonic Band directed by Matthew J. Smith and Brian N. Weidner and guest conductors Michael Colburn and Melissa Johnson.

The concert band repertoire is replete with arrangements of music from various folk and popular cultures. This first concert of the Symphonic Band presents a slight twist on this tradition, as each piece is an original work by a composer from a specific cultural tradition written in a style characteristic of their own background. This concert pays homage to living traditions as demonstrated through the composers' own interpretations of their cultures' musical legacy and includes the music of Johannes Hansen... READ MORE