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Delaware Valley College Band and Jazz Band to Present All-American Concert

Oct 01, 2009

 

The Delaware Valley College Concert Band and Jazz Band will present a special All-American Concert Oct. 11th in the college’s Moumgis Auditorium.

 

 The 3 p.m. event is open to the public and admission is free.  The program will feature a mix of big-band jazz and entertaining classics.  Included on the program will be Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man,” Dwayne Milburn’s “American Hymn Song Suite,” John Philip Sousa’s “Boy Scouts of American March” and the well-known “American Emblem March” by E.E. Bagley.

 

 It will conclude with Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait,” combining stirring music with passages from Abraham Lincoln’s most inspirational speeches.  Dr. Joseph S. Brosnan, college president, will  narrate.

 

For more information call 215-489-2233 or e-mail Jack.Schmidt@delval.edu.