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Arts / Entertainment

CSU High School Honor Band Festival concerts

January 5, 2009

The CSU High School Honor Band brings together Colorado's finest high school musicians, selected from hundreds of applicants throughout the state.

CSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert

In conjunction with the annual High School Honor Band Festival
Friday, Feb. 6, 5:15 p.m.
Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts
1400 Remington Street
$10, $5/CSU students, $5/youth (ages 6-17)
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The Wind Ensemble is conducted by a favorite guest, Ray Cramer, who is actively involved in clinics and guest conducting engagements nationally and internationally. Under his leadership, the Indiana University Wind Ensemble earned an international reputation for outstanding musical performances.

The Ensemble’s program features Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger, while the Symphonic Band’s program, conducted by Miller Asbill, features Mozart’s Il Re Pastore Overture K. 208, and CSU High School Honor Band Guest Conductor Thomas C. Duffy’s Crystals.

Annual CSU High School Honor Band Concert

Saturday, Feb. 7, 5 p.m.
Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts
1400 Remington Street
$4 (Purchase tickets)

The CSU High School Honor Band brings together Colorado’s finest high school musicians, selected from hundreds of applicants throughout the state. Guest clinician and conductor Thomas C. Duffy (pictured at right) is director of bands at Yale University and President of the College Band Directors National Association.

In addition to composing music for world-class musicians and ensembles, Duffy has a commitment to writing music for musicians at the beginning and middle stages of musical attainment. He was selected as Outstanding Music Educator of the Year by the Connecticut Music Educators Association.

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Contact: Jennifer Clary
E-mail: Jennifer.Clary@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-3603