Symphonic Band and Brass Choir Concert

by Public Relations

The Cedarville University symphonic band, directed by Michael DiCuirci Sr., professor of music, will present its end-of-the-year concert in conjunction with the brass choir on April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center.

DiCuirci will lead the group in Rimsky Korsakov’s “Procession of Nobles” and DeMeij’s “Gandalf.” The evening will also include a number of guest conductors. Michael DiCuirci Jr. will conduct a new piece by John Mackey titled “Undertow”; student conductor Jessica Kolody will direct “Overture to Candide” by Bernstein; and adjunct professor Chet Jenkins will lead the band in H. Owen Reed’s “La Fiesta Mexicana.”

Charles Pagnard, professor of music at Cedarville University, will also lead the brass choir in a number of pieces, including Handel’s “The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba,” Louis Calabro’s “Ceremonial March” and Anthony DiLorenzo’s “A Little Russian Circus.” The performance will be a diverse display of both classic repertoire and new melodies.

Located in Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional and graduate programs. Featuring a worldwide Christian ministries program, the University offers more than 100 areas of study to 3,000 students. Visit the University Web site at