Music Department Events

Oct 26

Symphony Band Concert: Ronald Rodman, director

“Of Sailors and Whales” Michael Kowalewski and Jim McDonnell, narrators

Friday, October 26th, 2012
8:00 – 9:30 pm / Concert Hall
The Symphony Band opens the 2012-13 academic year with a tribute to ships and those who sail them. Music by Carl Nielsen and John Williams will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and music that evokes the sea by Wagner, Rimsky-Korsakov, Vaughan Williams and others will be performed. Michael Kowalewski, McBride Professor of English and Environmental Studies, will be featured in a narration of excerpts from Melville’s Moby Dick during Francis McBeth’s piece, “Of Sailors and Whales.”

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