Judson Music Department Invites Community to Fall Concert Series
(ELGIN, IL October 7, 2010) The public is invited to attend a series of concerts to be held by the Judson University’s Music Department.
Judson’s Community Orchestra will give a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 14, in the Herrick Chapel on Judson’s Elgin Campus. The orchestra will perform Johannes Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 and Symphony Number 2 in D, Op. 73. The orchestra will also perform Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D, Op. 99 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco with Adam Huff as the featured guitar soloist.
Judson’s Symphonic Band will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, in the Herrick Chapel. The band will offer a Veterans Day Tribute by performing Kenneth Alford’s “The Vanished Army,” the “Band of Brothers Symphonic Suite” by Michael Kamen, and “The Planets, Mars, The Bringer of War” by Gustav Holst. John Williams music from Saving Private Ryan. Finally, Judson President Jerry Cain will narrate Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait.”
The Judson University Chamber Singers with the Chamber Orchestra will hold a concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 21, in the Herrick Chapel.
Three Piano Performance Certificate students will give a marathon recital on Thursday, December 9, in Herrick Chapel at 1:30, 3:00, and 4:30 p.m. respectively. Sunkyung Koo, a Judson senior majoring in Piano Performance, will give her degree recital at 5 p.m., Friday, December 3, at the Alice and Edward Thompson Fine Arts Center.
Tickets are needed for concerts held at Judson. Tickets for the Judson Community are free (as well as children under 12). Tickets for adults are $5 and for seniors and students, tickets are $2.50. For more information, please contact the Music Office at 847-628-1110.