Symphony Band and University Band in concert Dec. 14


December 5, 2017-- The Symphony Band and the University Band will perform in concert Thursday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls.

The concert, open to the public, will feature internationally acclaimed cornet soloist Harmen VanHoorn with composer Stan Nieuwenhuis. A world premier of  Nieuwenhuis’ “Postcards from Ellis Island” will feature Paris Opera member VanHoorne as soloist with the Symphony Band.   Other music includes L’Effet Divers by Nieuwenhuis featuring four movements reflecting real stories of living in Belgium.

The University Band will perform “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” and “A Festive Christmas” arranged by Kenny Bierschenk. 

Tickets are available at the door:  $8/adults, $5/seniors, $2/students with ID.

For more information, call the UWRF Music Department at 715-425-3183.

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