DAYTON, OH (11/15/10) – Sinclair Community College’s music department’s fall concerts include the bands’ first two concerts of their 34th season with music "Made in America" and the Choral Invitational Concert of G.F. Handel’s "Messiah."
The compositions in the Wind Symphony’s performance were written by American composers and include Samuel Barber’s "Commando March", William Schuman’s "American Hymn", and Vincent Persichetti’s "Symphony No. 6". The Community Concert Band will perform Norman Dello Joio’s "Scenes from the Louvre", William Schuman’s "Chester" and John Philip Sousa’s "Glory of the Yankee Navy." Kenneth Kohlenberg will direct the performances.
The Wind Symphony will perfo rm on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. and the Community Concert Band will perform on Monday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Both performances will be in Blair Hall Theatre in Building 2 on the Sinclair campus. For more information, call Kohlenberg at 937-512-2753.
The Choral Invitational Concert features choirs from all over the Dayton area, including Kettering Adventist Church Choir, Kings High School Choirs, Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church Choir, the Kettering Adventist Church Orchestra, and the Sinclair Community College Chorale, Chamber Choir and the Men’s and Women’s Ensembles. The performance will be conducted by Nolan W. Long, Sinclair associate professor. The recitatives and arias in the "Messiah" will be sung by Greta Shull, Britteny Cyphers, Anna Cassel, Joshua Forman, Chris Resor and Joe Young.
The choral concert will take place on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Kettering Adventist Church (3939 Stonebridge Ave., Kettering, OH). For more information, please call the Sinclair music department at 937-512-4580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All concerts are free and open to the public.