University Band to perform at “Make Music Chicago” fest June 21
June 16, 2011––Concordia University Chicago’s University Band will perform “Sousapalooza” at Daley Plaza during the Make Music Chicago fest June 21.
The University Band will serve as the cornerstone for its lunchtime performance of John Philip Sousa’s works. The band requests that anyone who is interested to join its performance at Daley Plaza.
Repertoire will include the “marching” works by John Philip Sousa, which includes “Washington Post March,” “Semper Fidelis,” “ Stars and Stripes Forever” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
According to www.makemusicchicago.com, Make Music Chicago is a live, one-day music festival on the first day of summer that celebrates the ability of everyone to make music. People of all ages, music of all genres, and amateurs, professionals, and marquee artists will gather throughout the day in Chicago’s public spaces to engage in spontaneous music making.
Conducted by Richard Fischer, DMA, the University Band is comprised of approximately 65 musicians including residents from surrounding communities as well as Concordia students, faculty and staff.
To view the sheet music of the band’s performance and for more information, visit www.makemusicchicago.com/participate/sousapalooza.
About Concordia University Chicago
Concordia University Chicago is a 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.
With more than 5,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students, Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at www.cuchicago.edu.