posted April 2, 2012

Concert Band to Perform on April 12

The Hope College Concert Band will perform on Thursday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

The group, which is made up of Hope students and area community members, will be playing a wide range of works.  Some of the pieces on the program will be Peter Mennin’s “Canzona,” Mark Camphouse’s “Three London Miniatures,” Frank Ticheli’s “Shenandoah” and W. Francis McBeth’s “Of Sailors and Whales.”

The band is led by faculty member Gabe Southard, but the concert will also showcase two Hope music-education students, senior Michael Naughton of Prospect Heights, Ill., and junior Jessica Wells of Indian Creek, Ill.

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 277 College Ave., on College Avenue at 12th Street.