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Symphony Band

Friday, March 31, 2017

8:00pm, Hill Auditorium


Points in Time

Pre-concert conversation with members of the Symphony Band and Michael Haithcock at 7:15 PM in the lower lobby.

Michael Haithcock, conductor
J. Nick Smith, graduate conductor
Joshua Roach, graduate conductor
Jonathan Hostottle, soloist

Composers and compositions which have greatly influenced the history of the Symphony Band are celebrated in this bicentennial reflection. Works by famous U-M alumni composers along with standard-setting works through the expanse of U-M’s 200-year history frame the retrospective evening. Celebrate the past while enjoying the present!

PROGRAM: Shostakovich/Hunsberger- Festive Overture; Albright- Heater: Saga, for Saxophone and Band, Jonathan Hostottle, soloist; Benson- Solitary Dancer; Schwantner- …and the mountains rising nowhere; Mendelssohn- Bartholdy, Notturno; Hindemith- Symphony in B-flat; Sousa/Revelli- Stars and Stripes Forever

Free - no tickets required

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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower