Cedarville University Band and Orchestra in Concert

by Public Relations Office

Cedarville, Ohio—Cedarville University’s Symphonic Band and Orchestra will give a joint concert on Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center on the Cedarville campus. The concert begins with the orchestra’s rendition of American Salute, Antiche Danze ed Arie, and Jupiter (from Gustav Holst’s The Planets). Dr. John Mortensen, pianist and assistant professor of music, will accompany the orchestra for his own composition, Variations on a Theme of Bach. The symphonic band’s portion of the program will include Trombone King, Selections from Yiddish Dances, and Theater Music. Associate Professor of Music Bruce Curlette will join the band as clarinet soloist in Polacca from Second Clarinet Concerto. Saxophonist Chet Jenkins will be guest conductor for the song Legend. The symphonic band is conducted by Mike DiCuirci, and the orchestra by Charlie Pagnard, both professors of music. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 937-766-7808.