Tarleton Symphonic Band to present spring concert April 26


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STEPHENVILLE (April 22, 2015) — Tarleton State University’s Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Gary Westbrook, will present its spring concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 26 in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center auditorium.

The concert will open with Gavorkna Fanfare by Jack Stamp, followed by the Air Mobility Command March composed by Mark Camphouse, guest conductor during the recent Tarleton Invitational Band Festival. The Symphonic Band also will perform the second movement of First Suite in F, Song of the Bells, by Thom Ritter George, and Ride by Sam Hazo.

Tarleton’s Symphonic Band is offered every spring semester with the ensemble comprised of both music and non-music majors. The ensemble performs a varied repertoire of band music ranging from standard band literature to world premieres of new music.

Admission to the concert is $5 or free with a valid Tarleton ID.

Tau Beta Sigma, one of Tarleton’s national honorary band service organizations, will be hosting a spaghetti dinner immediately following the concert. The dinner will be $5 per plate and will be located in the Room 130 of the Barry B. Thompson Student Center. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Sade Lowery Memorial Scholarship Fund. Donations for this scholarship fund are always welcome.

To learn more about Tarleton bands, visit www.tarleton.edu/band.

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