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Annual Spring Band and Orchestra Concert Takes Place April 23

April 19, 2017

Spring Concert

The Ferris State University Annual Spring Band and Orchestra Concert will be held in the Ferris State University Williams Auditorium on Sunday, April 23, at 4:00 p.m. The concert is titled "My Favorite Things." Admission is free.

Music to be performed by:

The FSU Symphony Band
The FSU West Central Concert Band
The FSU West Central Chamber Orchestra
Dr. Richard Scott Cohen, Musical Director and Conductor
Dr. Dale E. Skornia, Guest Conductor
Dr. Donna Smith, Announcer

and featuring:

Patrick Billig, euphonium
Jake Davenport and Morgan Payne, cello
Cole Bazan, Sarah Massey and Dona’ Worthy, violin


Anyone with a disability who needs special accommodations to attend this program must contact (231) 591-3676 or [email protected] at least 72 hours in advance of event.

About the concert:

Come join us for our 2016-17 season finale concert: “My Favorite Things.” This concert will feature Ferris State University’s Orchestra and its two Concert Bands performing musical favorites selected by its musicians and conductor. The concert will also include the annual FERRIS MUSIC STUDENTS RECOGNITION CEREMONY.

Musical selections will include:

“Merry-Go-Round of Life” from Howl’s Moving Castle
Fantasia for Euphonium and Band
Thunder and Blazes March
Boccherini’s Minuet in G
The Sound of Music
Panis Angelicus
Amparito Roca
Sinfonia in D
Star Wars

For additional information, please contact:

Scott Cohen
Director of Instrumental Concert Ensembles
Professor of Music
Ferris State University
1030 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2484
[email protected]