The Fox Valley Concert Band, conducted by Marc Sackman, will present its spring concert in Perry Hall on the Fox Cities campus in Menasha. The concert is free and open to the public
The concert will feature two musicians affiliated with Lawrence University: recent graduate Stuart Young playing the Concerto for Bassoon by Gordon Jacob and trombone professor Timothy Albright.
Albright will be the soloist on Red Sky by Anthony Barfield and Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie funèbre et triomphale. The symphony was written in 1840 to honor those who died during the Revolution of 1830 and performed when the remains of the fallen were reinterred at the under the column at Place de la Bastille in Paris. It is one of the few large works by a major composer for the wind band prior to the 20th century. The march for the evening will be the French National Défilé March by Robert Planquette. Our concert will open with the Ukrainian National Anthem.