Symphonic Band Hosts Fall Concert

imagerioRIO GRANDE, Ohio – The annual fall concert for the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College’s Symphonic Band is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Berry Fine & Performing Arts Center.

The concert is free and open to the public with will include the following selections: “The Mad Major March” by Kenneth Alford; “Fanfare and Jubilation” by Roland Barrett; “Toward a Northern Star” by Gary Gilroy; “Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto” by Alexander Arutiumian featuring trumpet soloist and Rio Grande Professor Chris Kenney, Ph.D.; Walt Disney’s “Music from The Incredibles”; and an encore number “Trombone Rag” featuring the trombone section.

“The audience will really hear a variety of styles of music at this concert, from classical, film music, marches, to Dixieland,” Symphonic Band Director Gary Stewart said.

The 40-member Symphonic Band features: Levi Belliter (mallots), Jackie Burns (alto saxophone), Ken Dotson (trumpet), Diane Downard (French horn), Kyle Fannin (trombone), Chipper Hendricks (clarinet), Crystal Hendricks (flute), Jeff Hilbert (trumpet), Jacob Hocker (trumpet), Paul Hogue (trombone), Ryan Homier (tuba), Kenni Horton (piccolo), Allen Hudson (percussion), Kathy Huffman (trumpet), Tim Huffman (trombone), Ryan Hurd (alto saxophone), Jeffrey James (baritone saxophone), Karen Jarvis (trombone), Matt Jarvis (mallots), Melanie Lawrence (French horn), Kaleb Patton (baritone saxophone), Adam Phillips (tuba), David Phillips (clarinet), Tom Phillips (trumpet), Tyler Phillips (alto saxophone), Matt Rhinehart (trombone), Brooke Runyon (clarinet), Kristen Saber (trombone), Vicky Sheets (flute), Eric Skinner (trumpet), Glenda Skinner (clarinet), Erik Thomas (percussion), Cassandra Thompson (oboe), Valerie Valentine (trumpet), Barb White (bassoon), Kent Williams (trumpet), Jeanie Wilson (baritone) and Brooke Wolni (French horn).