Parkland College Ensembles Offer Free October Concerts

Parkland College Ensembles Offer Free October Concerts

Concert Band, Wind Ensemble Oct. 20; Orchestra, Guitar Ensemble Oct. 27

Parkland College's fall concert season opens with October performances by several ensembles.

"The British are Coming": A Joint Concert by the Concert Band and Wind Ensembles
Sunday, October 20, 3 p.m.
Harold and Jean Miner Theatre
Parkland October Concerts
The Parkland Concert Band, directed by Larry Stoner, will perform "The British Eighth March" by Zo Elliot; "Seasongs" by Ralph Vaughn Williams; and the "William Byrd Suite" by Gordon Jacob, among others.

Parkland's Wind Ensemble, directed by Jonathan Beckett, will perform "An October Sky" by Barry Milner; "Pinnacle" by Michael Kamuf; and "Riverside Overture" by Robert Sheldon.

"Autumn Classics": A Joint Concert by the Orchestra and Guitar Ensemble 
Sunday, October 27, 3 p.m.
Harold and Jean Miner Theatre 

The Parkland Orchestra, directed by Rodney Mueller, will perform "Music for the Royal Fireworks" by George F. Handel; "Overture to Poet and Peasant" by Franz von Suppe; "Danse Bacchanale" from "Samson and Delila" by Camille Saint Saens; and the Concert Suite from "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull."

Director Young Kim will lead the Guitar Ensemble in performing "My Heart Ever Faithful" and "Air on G the String" by Johann Sebastian Bach; "La Paloma" by Sebastián Iradier; and "Morning Dew/Drowsy Maggie/Taproom Guitar" a traditional medley. 

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