FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: SUU’S WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT
WHAT: From and American Classic to a symphony inspired by the “Lord of the Rings” will start off SUU’s Wind Symphony will start off this season’s Music Masterworks Series with a diverse program. Under the direction of Dr. Douglas Harris, the symphony is set to perform an entertaining and enchanting selection of music.
WHO: Southern Utah University, Department of Music
WHEN: Tuesday, October 4th
WHERE: Heritage Theatre, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: SUU Ticket Office M-F 8:00am-4:30pm (435) 586-7872 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
PRICES: Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for SUU Faculty and Staff, and $4 for student and child.
Music Masterworks Series Subscription (includes all 8 events) $52/Adult and $26/student and child.
SUU’S WIND SYMPHONY LAUNCHES
2011-2012 MUSIC MASTERWORKS SERIES
OCTOBER 4, 2011
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: From an American classic to a symphony inspired by the “Lord of the Rings,” SUU’s Wind Symphony will start off this season’s Music Masterworks Series with a uniquely diverse program – sure to please all music fans. Under the direction of Dr. Douglas Harris, the symphony is set to perform an entertaining and enchanting program. The concert is on Tuesday, October 4th starting at 7:30pm. The performance will be at Cedar City’s Heritage Theatre. Subscriptions for the Music Masterworks Series, including all eight events, are still available. Subscription prices are $52 for adults and $26 for students and children. For individual events, tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for SUU Faculty and Staff, and $4 for students and children.
The evening will be Dr. Douglas Harris’ directorial debut and he has selected a wide range of music for the performance. SUU’s Wind Symphony will perform Aaron Copland’s “Down a Country Lane,” “Chorale and Shaker Dance” composed by John Zdechlik, “National Emblem March” by E.E. Bagley, “Lauds (Praise High Day)” by Ron Nelson, “The Sinfonians” by Clifton Williams. The two selections that will be the most recognizable are Johan de Mij’s symphony No. I ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ Movement I ‘Gandalf’ and Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Fantasia in G Major.”
Experience the sounds of SUU’s Wind Symphony by attending their performance. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespeare Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.