Opening concert of the 2017-18 season. The Fox Valley Concert Band is under the direction of Dr. Marc Sackman. The concert is free and open to the public. The program will consist of music from a range of musical eras and styles, and will feature Patricia George, flute, in a performance of the concerto written for her by her spouse, Thom Ritter George. Also on the program will be the overture from"La Gazza Ladra" (Rossini), "Suite Dreams" Steven Bryant, and the classic work for band by Percy Grainger, "Lincolnshire Posy." The concert will conclude with the march from "Symphonic Metamorphosis" by Paul Hindemith.