Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande Symphonic Band will present their annual fall concert Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the John W. Berry Performing Arts Theater on campus.
The theme of the concert is “Irish Celebration” and will feature the 50 member ensemble performing several traditional masterpieces for Symphonic Band in addition to a few newer arrangements including a solo by senior Taylor Brewster entitled, “Fantasia for Alto Saxophone and Band” and a beautiful violin solo performed by alumni Katie Dovyak, “The Last Rose of Summer”.
Other musical pieces on the program will include “The Girl I Left Behind”, “Irish Tune From Country Derry”, “Mollie On The Shore”, “Irish Washer Woman”, “Solas Ane”, and “The Wearing of the Green”
As in past years, the band will include many community musicians, faculty members, as well as talented high school students from the surrounding area. The concert is free to the public.