Nov. 2: Fall Band Concert at the Washington Pavilion
The Band, under the direction of Dr. Paul Schilf, is an 80-piece ensemble comprised of student musicians representing a variety of majors and professional play.
Also appearing will be the Augustana College/Community Band, a group of 95 college students and community members including physicians, teachers, lawyers, airline pilots and more, who gather to share their love of instrumental music and the opportunity to continue in its study, despite their busy professional lives. The College/Community Band is under the direction of Mark Isackson.
Fall Band Concert
7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2
The Augustana Band performance will include the following selections:
- "Gavorkna Fanfare," by Jack Stamp
- "Canzona," by Peter Mennin
- "Concerto, Op. 91," by Reinhold Gliere, Transcribed by Dan Phillips
- "I. Allegro," Solo by senior music major Emily Eichele
- "Hymn To The Beauty That Was," by Jane Russell-Bate
- "For All the Wyle Eternal," Ralph Ford
- "Shine," by Michael Markowski
The performance will feature a solo by senior music major Emily Eichele. A native of Steele, N.D., Eichele was the premiere soloist for the Bismarck/Mandan Symphony Orchestra. In 2009, she won the prestigious “Young Artists Competition” of North Dakota.
For the past two years, Eichele has been the principle horn player of the Augustana Band and has played first horn in the Augustana Band for the last four years. She is also the principle horn player for the Augustana Orchestra, the Augustana College/Community Orchestra and the Augustana Brass Choir. She also plays in the Sioux Falls Municipal Band as well as the Augustana Brass Quintet and Horn Choir.
The Augustana College/Community Band performance will include the following selections:
- "The Eternal Journey," by David Shaffer
- "Chorale and Shaker Dance," by John Zdechlik
- "Come Fly With Me," by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen, arranged by Paul Murtha
- "Invercargill March," by Alex Lithgow, arranged by Andy Glover
Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors; and free for students with a valid ID. Tickets are available at the Washington Pavilion.