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BYU instrumental ensembles in concert Oct. 26 and 27

Two top Brigham Young University School of Music instrumental ensembles will perform in concert this week at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets for each event are $6 and can be purchased at www.byuarts.com or by calling the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322.

• The Symphony Orchestra will appear Tuesday, Oct. 26. Conducted by Christian Smith, the orchestra will perform three multi-movement works by Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian, American Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Howard Hanson and W. A. Mozart.

The Symphony Orchestra is the preparatory orchestra in the School of Music. The group plays approximately two concerts each semester devoted to symphonic literature. The symphony also shares the responsibilities of collaborating with the ensemble concerts presented in the school, as well as performing regularly with musical theatre productions.

For more information contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348 or ken_crossley@byu.edu.

• The Symphonic Band will be in concert on Thursday, Oct. 27. Conducted by Kirt Saville, the ensemble features approximately 85 student musicians performing full concert band instrumentations.

The Symphonic Band will perform, “Of Sailors and Whales,” which includes five scenes from the literary classic “Moby Dick”byHerman Melville.  Diane Dabczynski will narrate each scene with excerpts taken from Melville’s prose. Other selections featured will include “SLAVA!” by Leonard Bernstein and “Toccata” by Girolamo Frescobaldi. 

For more information, contact Kirt Saville at Kirt_saville@byu.edu or (801) 422-7423.

Writer: Charles Krebs

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