The Carleton College Symphonic Band, under the direction of Bruce Gleason, visiting associate professor of music, will present a concert on Friday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
The program will feature a selection of classic band literature mixed with some contemporary works including Jim Curnow's multi-movement work Canticle of the Creatures, Eric Ewazen's A Hymn for the Lost and the Living, V.F. Safranek's transcription of Ambroise Thomas's overture to his opera Raymond, Karl King's circus march from the turn of the last century, March of the Tartars, and several other pieces.
Bruce Gleason received his bachelor?s degree in music from Crown College, his bachelor?s and master?s in music education from the University of Minnesota, and his doctorate in music education from the University of Iowa. He served with the 298th U.S. Army Band of the Berlin Brigade as a euphonium/trombone player and vocalist. He has taught music at all levels.
The Symphonic Band is composed of 33 instrumentalists who rehearse three times a week.
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 October 6, 2005