Eastern Connecticut State University’s Department of Performing Arts will present Eastern’s Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 in Shafer Auditorium. The public is invited. Admission is free. Shafer Auditorium is in Shafer Hall, located at Valley and High Streets in Willimantic.

The ensemble will be conducted by Kathryn Niemasik, part-time professor of music. The 90-person ensemble, including Eastern students, faculty and community members, will perform a bass, percussion and woodwind-filled assorted mix of literature, including Robert Sheldon’s “Rhapsodic Celebration” – a piece from the repertoire Niemasik called one of her favorites.

The 45-minute performance also includes “Summon the Heroes” by John Williams (arranged by Paul Lavender); “O Waly, Waly” by Jay Bocook (A Rhapsody for Band); “Chester Overture for Band” by William Schuman; “Rhapsodic Celebration” by Robert Sheldon; “The Seal Lullaby” by Eric Whitacre; “Fantasy on a Mountain Song” by William Himes; and “Russian Sailors’ Dance” by Reinhold Gliere (from The Red Poppy).

The musicians who will perform are enrolled for the Music 107 Concert Band course that teaches both student and community musicians on Wednesday nights.

For more information, contact Kathryn Niemasik on 860-465-5193 or at niemasikk@easternct.edu.

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Eastern Connecticut State University is the state’s public liberal arts university. Eastern serves approximately 5,400 students each year on its Willimantic campus and satellite locations.

It is the policy of Eastern Connecticut State University to ensure equal access to its

events. If you are an individual with a disability and will need accommodations for this

event, please contact the Office of University Relations at (860) 465-5735.

Eastern Connecticut State University

NEWS

October 15, 2012
For Immediate Release
Contact: Dwight Bachman
Public Relations Officer
(860) 465-5114 or Bachman@easternct.edu
Edward Osborn, Director of University Relations
(860) 465-5043 or Osborne@easternct.edu
Nana Owusu-Agyemang, Public Relations Assistant
(240) 838-1292 Owusuagyemangc@my.easternct.edu

Eastern to hold Concert Band Performance

Willimantic, Conn. – Eastern Connecticut State University’s Department of

Performing Arts will present Eastern’s Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 in Shafer

Auditorium. The public is invited. Admission is free. Shafer Auditorium is in Shafer

Hall, located at Valley and High Streets in Willimantic.

The ensemble will be conducted by Kathryn Niemasik, part-time professor of

music. The 90-person ensemble, including Eastern students, faculty and community

members, will perform a bass, percussion and woodwind-filled assorted mix of literature,

including Robert Sheldon’s “Rhapsodic Celebration” – a piece from the repertoire

Niemasik called one of her favorites.

The 45-minute performance also includes “Summon the Heroes” by John

Williams (arranged by Paul Lavender); “O Waly, Waly” by Jay Bocook (A Rhapsody for

Band); “Chester Overture for Band” by William Schuman; “Rhapsodic Celebration” by

Robert Sheldon; “The Seal Lullaby” by Eric Whitacre; “Fantasy on a Mountain Song”

by William Himes; and “Russian Sailors’ Dance” by Reinhold Gliere (from The Red Poppy).

The musicians who will perform are enrolled for the Music 107 Concert Band

course that teaches both student and community musicians on Wednesday nights.

For more information, contact Kathryn Niemasik on 860-465-5193 or at
niemasikk@easternct.edu.

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Eastern Connecticut State University is the state’s public liberal arts university. Eastern
serves approximately 5,400 students each year on its Willimantic campus and satellite
locations.

It is the policy of Eastern Connecticut State University to ensure equal access to

its

events. If you are an individual with a disability and will need accommodations for this

event, please contact the Office of University Relations at (860) 465-5735.