Dec. 8: Christmas Band Extravaganza

Event Details


Date: December 7, 2011

Times: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Washington Pavilion, Mary W. Sommervold Hall

Ticket Info: $12 for adults; $8 for seniors and students K-12 | free for Augustana students and faculty | www.augietickets.com

As part of Christmas at Augustana, the Department of Performing and Visual Arts presents the Christmas Extravaganza, a holiday concert featuring the Augustana Brass Choir, The Augustana Band, and the Augustana College/Community Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Washington Pavilion in historic downtown Sioux Falls.

The concert will include the world premiere of a new Christmas piece titled Holiday Classics (volume one) by Augustana alumnus Jeremy Hegg.

The Augustana Brass Choir performance will include the following selections:

  • O Come, O Come Emanuel arr. by David Marlatt
  • Joy to the World arr. by Phil Snedecor
  • The Christmas Song arr. by Philip Sparke
  • Joyeux Noel by Alfred Reed

The Augustana Band performance will include the following selections:

  • Christmas Winds Overture by Douglas E. Wagner
  • Christmas Day Fantasy on Old Carols arr. by Larry Daehn
  • Holiday Portraits arr. by Sean O’Loughin

The Augustana College/Community Concert Band performance will include the following selections:

  • Festive Sounds of Christmas by Darren Jenkins
  • Celtic Bell Carol by Robert W. Smith
  • Good Tidings To All by Ed Huckeby

The Augustana Band and The Augustana College/Community Concert Band are under the direction of Dr. Bruce T. Ammann. The Augustana Brass Choir is under the direction of Dr. Paul R. Schilf.

Tickets are $12 for adults; $8 for seniors and students K-12; and are free for Augustana students and faculty. Tickets are available at washingtonpavilion.org.