Two world premiere performances highlight the Symphonic Band's final concert of the academic year — Mercury’s Glimpse by Zachary Friedland, DMA student in composition, and Sounds from the Oval by Lisa Galvin, a member of the arranging staff for the Ohio State Marching Band. Faculty guest soloist Katherine Rohrer, mezzo-soprano, is featured in Sandburg Reflections by Lewis J. Buckley.
The concert opens with Brian Balmages' arrangement of John Stafford Smith's The Star-Spangled Banner; additional selections are Leonard Bernstein's Overture to Candide, Vincent Persichetti's Symphony No. 6 and John Philip Sousa's On the Campus March.
Scott A. Jones, conductor; doctoral associates Onsby C. Rose (Mercury's Glimpse) and Joseph Carver (Sounds from the Oval), guest conductors.
This concert is free and open to the public. No ticket required.