Centerville Bands & Miami University Bands to share concert

Miami University Symphony Band

The Centerville Band program will be presenting our annual spring concert on Wednesday, March 7th in the Centerville Performing Arts Center. Joining us for this year’s special concert will be the bands from Miami University. Three bands from Centerville will lead the concert, followed by two bands from Miami. This is a great opportunity for students and audience members to see a true progression from high school through college-level musicians. The schedule for the evening will be as follows:

6:00pm Centerville Concert Band

6:30pm Centerville Symphonic Band

7:15pm Centerville Wind Symphony

Break

8:00pm Miami University Symphony Band

8:30pm Miami University Wind Ensemble

The Miami University Symphony Band is under the direction of Stephen Lytle. Comprised of approximately fifty-five performers, the Symphony Band consists of music majors and students across the entire university, providing a challenging rehearsal and performance experience for qualified students. In addition to traditional works by composers such as Holst, Vaughan Williams, Persichetti, and Schuman, the ensemble performs works by emerging composers that are rapidly joining the standard repertoire.

The Miami University Wind Ensemble in under the direction of Gary Speck. The ensemble has won praise from many composers for performances or their music, including Michael Colgrass, John Harbison, Gunther Schuller, Karel Husa, Leslie Bassett, Verne Reynolds, Daron Aric Hagen and Aldolphus Hailstork. The ensemble has performed for the College Band Directors National Association in 1994, 1998, 2006, and at the national conference in 1999; for the Ohio Music Education Association in 1990, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, and 2010; at the inaugural Atlanta International Band and Orchestra Conference in 1996; and at the MENC North Central Division/Michigan Instrumental Music conference in 2005.

 

What’s Happening Next?

July 17-19 – Colorguard Dance Camp

July 17 – CJB Music Rehearsal

July 19 – CJB Music Rehearsal

July 21 – Leadership Team Retreat

July 22 – General Booster Meeting 6pm

July 22 – Dessert Night 6-8pm

July 23-27 – Band Camp

July 30 – Soaring Sounds

July 30-August 3 – Band Camp

August 3 – CJBBQ/Parent Preview Show 5:30pm

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