The Carleton College Symphony Band, directed by Professor of Music Ronald Rodman, will give a concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13 at Carleton?s Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
The band will perform a variety of contemporary works for full band and wind ensembles. The program will feature Norman Dello Joio?s Emmy award-winning ?Scenes from ?The Louvre,? ? Eric Whitacre?s ?October,? Percy Grainger?s ?Molly on the Shore? and Karl L. King?s ?Canton Aero Club.? The band also will perform Robert Jager?s ?Third Suite,? to be conducted by sophomore music major Rachel Flamm of Palatine, Ill.
The Carleton Symphony Band performs music from the standard band and wind ensemble repertoire as well as orchestral transcriptions. The band presents a formal concert each term and performs at commencement.
Rodman, who also teaches music theory and low brass, received his bachelor?s degree in music education from Indiana University, his master of music degree in theory from Georgia State University and his Ph.D. in music theory from Indiana University. His research interests include Schenkerian analysis, musical semiotics and music and the media. Rodman has contributed articles to ?College Music Symposium,? ?Journal of Music Theory? and ?Indiana Theory Review,? as well as to the book ?Music and Cinema.?
The Carleton College Concert Hall has limited disability accessibility. For more information or disability accommodations, call the Carleton music department at (507) 646-4347.
Added by carlmedr on May 5, 2005