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BYU Symphonic Band, Symphony Orchestra plan concerts Oct. 29-30

The Symphonic Band at Brigham Young University, conducted by Kirt Saville, will perform Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, while the Symphony Orchestra, directed by Christian Smith, will perform Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets for each event are $6 and can be purchased through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-2981, or online at BYUArts.com/tickets.

• The Symphonic Band features approximately 75 student musicians performing full concert band instrumentations, in a variety of contemporary and classical masterworks for wind band.

The program will include “Journey to the Castle” by BYU commercial music major Richard Williams, “Yorkshire Overture” by Philip Sparke and “Falling Leaves” by John Fannin.

• The Symphony Orchestra, the preparatory orchestra in the School of Music, includes 85 student musicians presenting a program of works from the celebrated classical symphonic repertoire.

The program will include “L'arlesienne Suite No. 1” by Georges Bizet, “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius and “St. Paul’s Suite” by Gustav Holst.

The symphony 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 about these concerts, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348 or ken_crossley@byu.edu.

Writer: Brett Lee

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