Campus News

Concert Band Celebrates Decade of Music

Story posted October 15, 1997

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- The Bowdoin College Concert Band, celebrating its 10th anniversary, presents its first concert of the 1997-98 season on Sunday, October 12, at 2 p.m. in front of the Visual Arts Center on the Bowdoin Campus.

There will be chair seating outside or concertgoers may sit picnic-style on the surrounding grass. The rain site is Kresge Auditorium in the Visual Arts Center. The event is open to the public free of charge.

The band is comprised primarily of Bowdoin students but also includes Bowdoin faculty, staff, and some community members. It is directed by John P. Morneau.

The program includes two works by John Philip Sousa, "King Cotton March" and "Manhattan Beach March," edited by Frederick Fennell; "Poet and Peasant Overture" by Franz von Suppe, arranged by Henry Fillmore; J.S. Bach's "Prelude and Fugue in B-flat Major," arranged by R.L. Moehlman; William Schuman's "The Band Song;" Ernesto Lucuona's "Malaguena," arranged by Sammy Nestico; "Red, White and Brass," arranged by R. Wright and L. Norris and adapted by John Moss; and "On The Mall March" by Edwin Franko Goldman.

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