Clemson University Symphonic Band to perform March 4
CLEMSON — The Clemson University Symphonic Band performs for the first time this semester 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Conducted by Mark Spede, the program features a wide array of genres. The evening begins with “Fanfare for the Centennial” by Ryan Nowlin, followed by Paul Hindemith’s Symphony for Band in B-flat. Guest conductor Timothy Hurlburt leads the ensemble in “Country Gardens” by Percy Grainger. “Salvation Is Created” by Pavel Tchesnokov and “March” from Paul Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metemorphosis” round out the first half of the concert. “Mt. Everest” by Rossano Galante begins the second half, followed by “Concertino Caboclo” by Jess Turner. The latter piece features a performance by Clemson applied professor Lea Kibler on flute.
Tickets are $5 for adults and are free for students. They are available for purchase online at www.clemson.edu/Brooks and through the Box Office at 864-656-7787 from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.