Concordia’s University Band performs spring concert
March 22, 2011––Concordia University Chicago’s University Band will perform its annual spring concert April 1.
The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the Werner Auditorium/Chapel of Our Lord, on Concordia’s campus, 7400 Augusta St., River Forest. Admission is free and open to the public. Free, handicapped-accessible parking is available in the visitors’ lot north of the University parking structure off Bonnie Brae Street. For more information, visit www.CUChicago.edu/music or call 708-209-3060.
Concert selections include “Fanfare from ‘La Peri’” by Paul Dukas; “Prelude and Fugue in G Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach; “Broadway Show-Stoppers” arranged by Warren Barker; “Concert Piece No. 2” by Felix Mendelssohn featuring Brittan Braddock and Kari Janetzke on clarinets; and “Second Suite in F” by Gustav Holst.
Conducted by John Thomson, the University Band is an ensemble of approximately 75 players. Membership includes Concordia students and residents from surrounding communities. Literature is drawn from the finest traditional and contemporary repertoire.
About Concordia University Chicago
Founded in 1864, Concordia University Chicago is a comprehensive liberal arts-based Christian university in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Graduate and Innovative Programs, Concordia offers more than 100 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success.
Under the leadership of President John F. Johnson, Concordia equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world. More than 5,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled at Concordia, located 10 miles west of downtown Chicago in River Forest. Learn more at www.cuchicago.edu.