Menomonie, Wis. – College of Wisconsin-Stout’s Symphonic Band will current a winter live performance at
2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, within the Memorial Scholar Heart Nice Corridor. Tickets are $5 and are
obtainable on-line, on the MSC Service Heart and on the door.
The music carried out will depict scenes one may think in varied daydreams: mystic visions,
serene pure settings, overseas areas and historic settings, making a collage of musical
experiences for the viewers, mentioned Director Aaron Durst.
“Music has the ability to create visions and take us locations each actual and imagined. The number of
music in this system has been difficult to organize but in addition an pleasing expertise over the
semester,” he mentioned.
The Symphonic Band will start with “Hypnotic Reminiscences” by Rossano Galante, which encompasses a
repeating rhythm in a meter of seven making a trance-like impact to guide the viewers right into a world of
daydreams and fantasy visions. “Dance of the Imp” by David Samuel offers a imaginative and prescient of a playful,
mischievous imp on a starry evening dancing round a hearth.
The British people track “O Waly, Waly,” identified to many as “The Water is Broad,” is recast by Carol
Brittin Chambers into “The place the Waters Meet,” to seize a imaginative and prescient of nature the place forests, rivers
and creeks meet in a serene setting. This peaceable choice is then contrasted with the thrilling
“Havana Nights” by Randall Standridge, impressed by Cuban music to create an invigorating and
unique celebration of nightlife that could be skilled by vacationers to Havana.
The viewers will then be transported again in time to the golden age of bands with the march “Our
Director” composed in 1892 by F.E. Bigelow. “Angels within the Structure” by Frank Ticheli is a
important work with a number of layers of curiosity for the performers and viewers alike. The piece’s
title is impressed by the Sydney Opera Home, with its halo-shaped acoustical ornaments. The music
depicts a dramatic battle between the 2 extremes of human existence – one divine, the opposite
The live performance will shut with Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Bacchanale,” written for a ballet scene within the
opera “Samson and Delilah” depicting a surreal pagan ceremony.
Tyler Barnett, a sophomore in mechanical engineering from Baldwin, enjoys enjoying with the band.
“Stout band permits me to proceed music in school at a extra comfy degree. Our music is
participating and acquainted to the ear so it’s pleasing to play. I don’t fear about perfection, however reasonably
simply get pleasure from my time enjoying with others,” he mentioned.
Austin Wiederhoeft, a junior in mechanical engineering from Merrill, has had an excellent first semester
with the band, saying, “I benefit from the alternatives and enjoying with the varied group of scholars from
completely different majors coming collectively to make music.”