DePauw Band to Open Season Sunday with World Premiere

The DePauw University Band will open its 2017-18 season with a rousing concert performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1 in the Green Center’s Kresge Auditorium. Included on the program will be a mix of new and standard works for symphonic band and wind ensemble: “Amazing Grace” by Frank Ticheli, “Transcendent Journey” by Rossano Galante, “Yankee Doodle Fantasie Humoreske” by David Wallis Reeves — along with the world premiere of “Peruvian Fanfare No. 1” by South American composer Antonio Gervasoni.

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DePauw University Band Presents “A Spring Bouquet” Sunday

The DePauw University Band and DePauw Wind Ensemble, conducted by Craig Paré, will present “A Spring Bouquet” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, featuring a potpourri of classic works for symphonic band and chamber winds. Familiar composer favorites Mozart, Bach, Sousa, and Milhaud are joined on this concert program by new friends Washburn, Hearshen, Hays, and Husa for an enjoyable afternoon of music for winds and percussion.

Audience members are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item that will be donated directly to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry following the concert. Bring an item and receive a free ticket to the performance.

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DePauw University Band Set to Release 10th CD, Everything Beautiful

The tenth compact disc by the DePauw University Band, Everything Beautiful, will be released next week. On Tuesday, November 15 at 4 p.m., the community is invited to Kresge Auditorium as the band opens the first copies of the new disc and plays it in celebration of its release.

The CD's eight selections were recorded in the spring, and include DePauw School of Music professor Anne Reynolds as featured soloist on Philip Sparke's A Lindisfarne Rhapsody. Suzanne Hassler, manager of marketing and publications for the School of Music, created the art for the packaging.

The disc is being issed by the Mark Masters label and is available for purchase.

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