Saturday, April 17, 2010

Ferris' 125th Anniversary Band And Orchestra Concert

BIG RAPIDS - Ferris' 125th Anniversary Band And Orchestra Concert is coming up on Wednesday, April 21, at G. Mennen Williams on the Ferris State University campus.

Admission is free.

Performed by
The FSU Symphony Band
The FSU West Central Concert Band
The FSU West Central Chamber Orchestra
Dr. Richard Scott Cohen, Musical Director & Conductor

ABOUT THE CONCERT
Come join us - and Woodbridge Ferris himself! - for a historical musical and video celebration featuring ...

The premier performances of
“Echoes of a River Town,” composed by Music Professor Harry Dempsey
“Fanfare 125,” composed by Music Professor Scott Cohen

Along with
A Historical Visual Presentation by Jeff Gabalis
Matthew Kammeraad, student violin soloist
Dr. Dale Skornia, assisting conductor
President David Eisler, speaker
Dr. Richard Santer, reenactor
Dr. Donna Smith, announcer

And a special appearance by
The FSU Athletic Pep Band!

MUSICAL SELECTIONS INCLUDE
Fanfare 125
Ferris Fidelity
Fighting Bulldogs
Divertimento for Band
Incantation and Dance
Echoes of a River Town
Brahms' Symphony No. 4
Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite
Bach’s Violin Concerto No. 1
Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

SPECIAL ASSISTANCE
For assistance with attending this event, please call:
G. Mennen Williams Auditorium at Ferris State University: (231) 591-5600

MORE INFORMATION

Scott Cohen
Director of Instrumental Concert Ensembles
Ferris State University
Music Center 103
1030 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: (231) 591-2484
Fax: (231) 591-2188
rscohen@ferris.edu
http://www.ferris.edu/music

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