Upcoming Music Events at Bradley University
November 7, 2019
Symphonic Band and Winds Performance
Sunday | November 17
3 p.m. | Dingeldine Music Center (Peoria, IL)
The Music Scholarship Concert Series continues at Bradley with performances by the Symphonic Band and Symphonic Winds. Led by Dr. David Vroman, the 95-member Symphonic Band will perform Fanfare and Flourishes by James Curnow, Of Sailors and Whales by Francis McBeth, Sakura Sakura arranged by Ray Cramer, and Alamo March by Karl King. The select Symphonic Winds will perform Pas Redoublés by Camille Saint Saens, The Last Spring by Edward Grieg, Russian Christmas Music by Alfred Reed, and Circus Bee March by Henry Fillmore. Tickets are $10 for adults and free to students. Tickets are available at the door prior to the concert or in advance by contacting the Cultural Events Box Office at 309-677-2650. For more information about this performance, contact Dr. Vroman at 309-677-2605.
31st Annual High School Honor Band Performance
Tuesday | November 19
7:30 p.m. | Dingeldine Music Center (Peoria, IL)
Led by Dr. David Vroman, this performance will feature 90 of the top instrumental students from 33 Central Illinois High Schools.* This opportunity provides comradery across school walls, while also encouraging students to develop important leadership qualities. The Bradley Symphonic Winds will open the performance. Tickets are $5 for adults and free to students. Tickets are available at the door prior to the concert or in advance by contacting the Cultural Events Box Office at 309-677-2650. For more information about this performance, contact Dr. Vroman at 309-677-2605.
*High schools with participating students include: A-C Central, Alwood, Beardstown, Blue Ridge, Cambridge, Canton, Cornerstone Christian Academy, Delavan, Dunlap, Farmington Central, Flanagan-Cornell, Greenview, Havana, Illinois Valley Central, Metamora Township, Midwest Central, Monmouth-Roseville, Morton, Normal Community, Normal West, North Mac, Ohio, Pekin Community, Peoria Notre Dame, Pontiac Township, PORTA, Richwoods, Roanoke-Benson, St. Anne Community, Tremont, United, United Township, and Washington Community.
Community Chorus and Symphony Orchestra Performance
Sunday | November 24
4 p.m. | St. Mary's Cathedral (Peoria, IL)
The Bradley Community Chorus and Symphony Orchestra will perform Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo!, a 21st-century masterwork that brings a global perspective to the beloved Psalm 100. The work is in seven different languages and draws from a wide spectrum of musical influences. Each movement combines some characteristics of its language group's musical culture with the composer’s own musical language. Dr. Cory Ganschow - Director of Choral Activities and Dr. Timothy Semanik - director of the Bradley Symphony Orchestra, will conduct. General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Call 677-2650 for tickets.