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Craig Paré, professor of music, will lead the DePauw University Band in its final concert of the year, “Make a Joyful Noise,” on Sunday, April 26, at 3 p.m. in the Green Center’s Kresge Auditorium.

The band kicks off the afternoon with the great brass ensemble piece, Fanfare pour précéder "La Péri," by Paul Dukas, followed by DePauw faculty member James Beckel’s Make a Joyful Noise, the final two movements of Walter Hartley’s Concerto for 23 Winds and the classic Suite of Old American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett, “the dean of Broadway orchestrators.” The concert will also feature Desi by Michael Daugherty (a tribute to Cuban bandleader and television star, Desi Arnaz), and wraps up with an arrangement of the exciting Festive Overture by Dmitri Shostakovich.

“This is a nice ‘smorgasbord’ of works, with a variety of styles, all very lively and interesting in their own ways,” says Dr. Paré.

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