Instrumental Concert Set for October 2 At KC

September 21, 2018

The Kaskaskia College Music Department will present the first concert of the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jane Knight Auditorium. The concert features the Kaskaskia College Concert and Jazz Bands under the direction of Professor Cliff Jourdan.

Concert Band Highlights include “Washington Post March” by John Philip Sousa; “Landscapes” by Rossano Galante; Brian Balmages “Silence Overwhelmed”; “Rhythm Danse” by Richard Saucedo; and a tribute to the generations of American servicemen and women buried at Arlington National Cemetery titled “Arlington (Where Giants Lie Sleeping)” by Paul Murtha.

Jazz Band Highlights include “Things Ain’t What They Used to Be” by Duke Ellington; “Splanky” by Neal Hefti; W.C. Handy’s “St. Louis Blues” arranged by Sammy Nestico; “Moon River” by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer”; “Londonderry Air” arranged by Sammy Nestico; and Glenn Miller’s “Pennsylvania 6-5000”.

The concert is free and open to the public with a reception for patrons and performers immediately following the performance. Reception made possible through the generosity of the individual members of the Jim Beasley Veterans Tribute Committee.