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Rogues and Rascals

Sunday, October 6, 2019 • 4:00 p.m.
Mount Nittany Middle School Auditorium

David Stambler, Alto Saxophone

Musical portrayals of notorious scoundrels

Featuring:

  • Copland - Suite from Billy the Kid

  • Glazunov - Concerto for Alto Saxophone, Op. 109

  • Milhaud - Scaramouche, Op. 165

  • R. Strauss - Suite from Le bourgeois gentilehomme, Op. 60

The Spirit of America

Symphonic Pops Concert

Saturday, November 2, 2019 • 7:30 p.m.
Eisenhower Auditorium

America, the beautiful… the land and its people

Featuring:

  • Custer (arr.) - The American Frontier

  • Grofé - Mississippi Suite

  • Holcombe (arr.) - International Dixieland Jamboree

  • Herbert - American Fantasia

  • Bagley - National Emblem March

  • Ungar (arr. Cerulli) - Ashokan Farewell

  • Anderson - Fiddle Faddle

  • Rodgers (arr. Bennett) - Selections from Oklahoma!

Dinosaurs on Parade

Family Concert

Sunday, February 2, 2020 • 4:00 p.m.
Bellefonte Area High School

Ann Keller Young Soloist Competition Winner

A program for the entire family, featuring a piece for narrator and orchestra and the winner of our annual young soloist competition.

Featuring:

  • Saint-Samëns - Fossils from Carnival of the Animals

  • Williams (arr. Custer) - Highlights from Jurassic Park

  • Trinkley - Dinosaurs’ Dance

  • Burry - Carnival of the Dinosaurs

Beethoven 250

Thursday, March 5, 2020 • 7:30 p.m.
Eisenhower Auditorium

Steven Herbert Smith, Piano

A celebration of the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth

Featuring:

  • Andriessen - The Nine Symphonies of Beethoven for Orchestra and Ice Cream Bell

  • Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15

  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60

Youthful Passions

Sunday, April 26, 2020 • 4:00 p.m.

Max Zorin, Violin

Powerful early works by two great composers

Featuring:

  • Barber - Symphony No. 1 (In One Movement), Op. 9

  • Barber - Violin Concerto, Op. 14

  • Shostakovich - Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10


 WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN THE AUDIENCE again this year!