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FSU Wind Ensemble and University Chorale to Present Winter Concert
11/12/2009

The Frostburg State University Wind Ensemble and University Chorale join forces to present their Winter Concert, “Americans We,” Sunday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center. The concert will include various selections that reflect the American experience.

Under the direction of Philip Klickman, director of bands, the FSU Wind Ensemble will perform “Americans We” by Henry Fillmore; “Overture to Candide” by Leonard Bernstein and arranged by Clare Grundman; “American Civil War Fantasy” by Jerry Bilik; and “To Tame the Perilous Skies,” a tribute to the modern fighter pilot by David Holsinger.

The University Chorale’s performance will include “Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal” arranged by Alice Parker; Kevin Siegfried’s arrangement of “Shaker Songs”; “In Flanders Field” by Stephen Chatman; Alf Houkom’s arrangement of the well-known American folksong “Oh, Shenandoah”; and Robert DeCormier’s arrangements of “Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier” and “Soldier, Soldier, Won’t You Marry Me?”

Conducted by Dr. Karen Soderberg and assisted by Betty Jane Phillips, piano, the chorale will also perform the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” arranged by Peter Wilhousky, featuring the men of the chorale. The program will conclude with Philip Klickman conducting the University Chorale and Wind Ensemble in Aaron Copland’s “The Promise of Living.”

General admission is $5, $3 for students and free for children 16 and younger. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

For more information, contact the FSU Department of Music at 301-687-4109.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258. -end-

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