The group will perform music with the theme “Berlioz and Beyond.” The student soloists featured in this concert are senior, Kaleb Feist on tuba featured in “Beelzebub” by Catozzi and freshman Samantha Anderson on French horn, featured in “Concerto for Horn in E-flat, Opus 11” by Richard Strauss. The concert will also include a salute to veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
The Bethany College Symphonic Band brings together talented wind, brass, and percussion players to perform wind ensemble and symphonic band music from a repertory that spans the sixteenth through the twenty-first centuries. The group is conducted by Guy Vollen, visiting director of band/brass. He earned his Doctor of Music in composition at Florida State University and comes to Bethany from teaching at Wichita State University.