School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan
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Symphony Band

Hill Auditorium

Symphony Band

The Symphony Band celebrates the legacy of William Bolcom and the rich history of being the first music school to offer a classical saxophone degree with a performance of Bolcom’s Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band with its internationally celebrated saxophone professor Timothy McAllister as soloist. A work by Bolcom’s teacher, Darius Milhaud, is also featured as is a work by then 17-year old Mozart and work of diverse styles connecting US and Chinese musical traditions by Zhou Tian.

Program:

 “Suite Francaise” by Darius Milhaud

Concerto for Soprano Saxophone by William Bolcom

Divertimento No. 3 in E-flat, K. 166 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sinfonia by Zhou Tian