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Fox Valley Concert Band Offers Annual 'Fall Concert' at UWFox

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The Fox Valley Concert Band, conducted by Dr. Marc Sackman, will present its first concert of the 2013-2014 season on Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Perry Hall on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley.

The program will be focused on music inspired by folk music traditions around the world, including Slavonic Dances #8 (Czechoslovakia) by Antonin Dvorak and Irish Tune From County Derry (better known as Danny Boy) as arranged by Percy Grainger.

Also on the program are Yiddish Dances (Klezmer) by Adam Gorb and a setting of the American work tune Song of the Gandy Dancers by Richard Saucedo. Danzόn No. 2 (Mexico) by Arturo Márquez rounds out the folk song-inspired works.  The march for the evening will be the Florentiner March by Julius Fučik. 

The concert is free and open to the public with unreserved seating.

For more information, contact Sackman at 920-832-2625 or email marc.sackman@uwc.edu.


posted on 10/16/13