Symphony Band celebrates the season with a special performance honoring members of the Class of 2015

May 8, 2015

The Carleton College Symphony Band, directed by professor Ronald Rodman, will celebrate the spring season with a special performance on Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Featuring graduating seniors performing concertos on their respective instruments, the program will highlight Class of 2015 members Will Sturman (Huntington Beach, Calif.) on oboe; Edward Malnar (LaFox, Ill.) on bass clarinet; Kaitlyn Cook (Doylestown, Pa.) on trumpet; Leah Cole (Chelmsford, Mass.) on euphonium; and Charlie Bloom (Chappaqua, NY) on tuba.

Ronald Rodman is the Dye Family Professor of Music. He earned his PhD in Music Theory from Indiana University in 1992. His research interests include analysis of music in the electronic media, post-tonal theory in the 20th century, Schenkerian analysis, musical signification, music theory pedagogy, and wind band music history. He serves as a consultant for the AP Music Theory program through the College

Board. He has published articles for the Journal of Music Theory, College Music Symposium, and Indiana Theory Review, has contributed chapters to several books on music and film, and is currently writing the article on television music in the New Grove Dictionary of American Music. Rodman’s recent work is a book, “Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music,” which was published by Oxford University Press in 2010.

This events is sponsored by the Carleton College Department of Music. For more information, including disability accommodations, call (507) 222-4475. The Concert Hall is located on First Street between Winona and Nevada Streets in Northfield.

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