CMU Concert Band Home Performance

Culmination of successful tour

Newly returned from a successful spring tour, the Central Methodist University Concert Band will give its home performance this Sunday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in Linn Memorial United Methodist Church on the Fayette campus.

The concert is free and open to the public. The band is directed by Roy "Skip" Vandelicht (Central class of 1977).

The spring concert will draw from the repertoire used on tour, including several pieces written or arranged by Central alumni or faculty. These include "Burleske (Galop, Waltz, Sad Song and Finale)" by Dr. Ronald Shroyer, dean emeritus of CMU's Swinney Conservatory of Music and current adjunct professor;

"On a Hymnsong of Lowell Mason" by Dr. David Holsinger '67; "Overture on an Early American Folk Hymn" by Claude T. Smith '52; and arrangements by Andrew Glover '86 of "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite," "Sells Floto Triumphal," "Shield of Liberty," and "Pagliacci Intermezzo."

The rest of the repertoire includes "Accolade"; "American Civil War Fantasy"; "Annie Laurie" with Wade King (junior, Bellflower) on euphonium; "Chorale and Shaker Dance"; "Double Concerto" with Lakyn Baker (senior, Fayette) and Ann Marie Pelley (junior, St. Peters) on trumpets; "La Virgin de la Macarena," with Wayne Brown (sophomore, O'Fallon) on trumpet; "Olympia Hippodrome";

Also "Play"; "Rest"; "Riders for the Flag"; "Satiric Dances"; "Second Concerto for Clarinet" with Rebecca Shroyer (senior, Boonville) on clarinet; "Shepherd's Hey"; "Slavonic Rhapsody"; "The Elephant and the Fly" with Chelsea Wallace (senior, Rogersville) on piccolo and Michael Mountain (senior, Lampe) on tuba; "The Stars and Stripes Forever"; and "The Witch and the Saint."


Posted March 17, 2014