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MC Jazz Band, Symphonic Band

unite for concert

in Cordier on Friday, Nov. 18


Basin Street Blues, Amazing Grace, Theme from Schindler’s List, Maple Leaf Rag – Manchester College has it all Friday night in a concert shared by the Jazz Band and the Manchester Symphonic Band. The music starts at 7:30 p.m. in Cordier Auditorium. Tickets are $3 at the door; reservations are not necessary.

The Symphonic Band program includes Danse Bacchanale by Camille Saint-Saens (arr. Bocook),  Salvation is Created by Pavel Tchesnokov (arr. Houseknecht), Amazing Grace by Folk (arr. William Hines) and music from the Incredibles by Michael Giacchino (arr. Bocook). Tammy Ulman has a clarinet solo in Theme from Schindler’s List by John Williams (arr. Custer). Director of the Manchester Symphonic is Suzanne Gindin, assistant professor of music.

On the program for the Jazz Ensemble is 720 in the Books by Jan Savitt and Johnny Watson (arr. Mason), A Night in Tunisia by Dizzy Gillespie (arr. Nestico), Basin Street Blues by Spencer Williams (arr. Howard), Chattanooga Choo Choo by Harry Warren (arr. Mason), Livery Stable Blues by Ray Lopez and Yellow Nunez (arr. Paramor) and Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin (arr. Howard).

Members of the Jazz Ensemble are: alto sax, Abby Harper; tenor sax, Adam Pyle; bari sax, Jon Largent; trumpet, Jason Lucker; trumpet/conductor, T.J. Faur; trombone, Tom Airgood; guitar, Josh Sollenberger; bass guitar, Michael Holler and drums, Rob Dymond.

Members of the Symphonic Band are:

Flute I: Sara Kauffman, Allie Hoover, Jena Eichenlaub and Megan Walters; Flute II: Rebecca Welker, Anna Emrick, Amanda Woods and Krystal Poe; Oboe: Nyssa Gore and Deana Strantz; Clarinet: Jenn Hann, Aimee Gerdes, James Tyner, Tammy Ulman and Sarah Malooley; Bass Clarinet: Jon Largent; Bassoon: Erin Pelz; Alto Sax: Abby Harper; Tenor Sax: Adam Pyle; Horn: Brittney Cook and Nicole Pickett; Trumpet: Alicia Smith and Jason Lucker; Trombone: Andrew Suhre; Tuba: Robbie Bucher and Percussion: Michael Holler, Rob Dymond, Jason Anschutz and Michael Spaulding.


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