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Bowdoin College Concert Band Gives Spring Concert

Story posted April 15, 1999


April 23, 1999, BRUNSWICK, Maine -- The Bowdoin College Concert Band will give its spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 25, in Kresge Auditorium in the Visual Arts Center at Bowdoin College. The concert is free and open to the public.

Directed by John P. Morneau, the Concert Band will perform Alfred Reed's "A Festival Prelude;" Frank Ticheli's "Sun Dance;" Percy Grainger's "Colonial Song;" Andrew Boysen Jr.'s "Hands Up!;" John William's theme from "Schindler's List;" John Philip Sousa's "The Fairest of The Fair March;" and the third movement from "Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa." This program features Bowdoin seniors Tanya Freedman as flute soloist and Emily Matchett as student conductor.

Freedman, from Stow, Mass., is majoring in biochemistry, with a minor in music. She attended Nashoba Regional High School, where she participated in district honors bands. She plays flute in the Bowdoin College Orchestra. Freedman is also studying piano performance and will be a piano soloist with the Orchestra this semester. Freedman plans to attend graduate school in biochemistry.

Matchett, from Grand Junction, Colo., is majoring in music, with a minor in German. She has been a featured soloist and principal trumpet with the Bowdoin College Orchestra and is the orchestra manager. She has also conducted the Bowdoin College Concert Band. Since 1995, Matchett has been the principal trumpet in the Bowdoin College Lessons and Carols Services and, in 1997, served as its Musical Director. In August she will marry Henry Lebedinsky, Bowdoin class of 1997.

The Bowdoin College Department of Music is sponsoring the concert.

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