September 14, 2018

School of Music's Annual Scholarship Concert - featuring University Singers, Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO), Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CoFAC Recital Hall
Description: Free and open to the public

6:15pm - "Light Up the Night" pre-concert reception
7:30pm Concert - Watch the Live-stream!: link below


UNIVERSITY SINGERS - Dr. Brian Winnie, conductor
Unclouded Day - arr. Shawn Kirchner
All of Us from Considering Matthew Shepard - Craig Hella Johnson
- Alison Huntley, Allison Hawbaker, Rachel Reinbeck, sopranos
- Liang-yu Wang, collaborative pianist

JAZZ STUDIO ORCHESTRA (JSO) - Dr. John Cooper, director
On the Sunny Side of the Street - Jimmy McHugh/Tommy Dorsey
- guest vocalists
Rockin Chair - Hoagie Carmichael
A-Tisket A-Tasket - Ella Fitzgerald/Al Feldman
- Tiana Thakur, vocalist


SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - Dr. Richard Hughey, conductor
Symphony No. 8 in G Major, op. 88 - Antonín Dvořák
IV. Allegro ma non troppo

WIND ENSEMBLE - Dr. Mike Fansler, conductor
Paris Sketches (1994/rev. 2004) - Martin Ellerby
IV. Les Halles
Third Symphony, op. 89 - James Barnes
III. For Natalie
America the Beautiful (1882/1963) - Samuel Augustus Ward/text Katharine Lee Bates/arr. Carmen Dragon

In recognition of the College of Fine Arts and Communication's 50th anniversary, please join us for a kick-off event to a year-long celebration: a pre-concert reception for the Friday, September 14 School of Music's Annual Scholarship Concert. The "Light Up the Night" reception, including appetizers, cash bar and a live performance by the President's International String Quartet, will begin at 6:15pm, immediately in front of the COFAC Recital Hall.

This special concert is a once-a-year event featuring the School of Music's outstanding flagship ensembles: the University Singers, Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO), Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. The Scholarship Concert raises money for music scholarships to bring talented students to WIU. While the performance is open to the public (no tickets required) - donations are greatly appreciated. Please consider a tax deductible gift to the Music Scholarship Fund. If you would like to donate to a specific scholarship, a complete list of School of Music scholarships will appear in the printed program.
Related Web Site: WIU School of Music's YouTube channel
Contact Information:
 Joan Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
Source: School of Music

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