Marquette University News Release

Fall music performances at Marquette

October 28, 2008

The Marquette campus is alive with music as the Marquette Symphonic Band performs this Friday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. Other fall concerts include performances by the jazz ensemble, band and gospel choir. All shows are free and open to the public.

Friday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m.
Marquette Symphonic Band, Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The annual Prism Concert will showcase chamber ensembles formed by members of the Marquette Band, including a flute choir, clarinet choir, brass quartet, low brass ensemble and trombone quartet. The groups will perform music ranging from classical to television themes, and in keeping with the Halloween spirit, costumes will be part of the show.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m.
Marquette Jazz Ensemble, Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The Jazz Ensemble will perform a variety of selections representing the broad range and different styles of jazz, including swing, blues, bebop and fusion. The concert includes selections by Chuck Mangione, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Sting and a host of other leading jazz musicians of today and yesterday.

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m.
Marquette Band, Varsity Theater, 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The theme of the Marquette Band’s fall concert is “Struggle and Triumph,” as the band performs a variety of works that touch upon humanity’s struggles and the eventual triumph over obstacles. The repertoire includes a musical setting of the Dylan Thomas poem “Do not go gentle into that good night,” written by Elliot del Borgo.

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