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Symphonic Band presents Fall Concert at CCU

October 5, 2010

The Coastal Carolina University Symphonic Band will present a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

General admission is $9; alumni and senior citizens (65+) as well as Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) members are $7; teens (11-17) are $3; and children (10 and under) are free. Coastal Carolina University and Horry Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) students are allowed one ticket per valid ID at $3; CCU and HGTC faculty and staff are allowed two tickets per valid ID at $3 each.

The show will include a performance of Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, selections from the Disney/Pixar Movie Up by Michael Gicchino, and Raise the Roof by Michael Daugherty, featuring timpani soloist Jesse Willis, director of percussion studies at the University. Also on the program will be The Stars & Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa; Reflective Mood by Sammy Nestico, featuring trombone soloist Matthew M. Shrewsbury, assistant director of bands; and Toccata & Fugue in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach.

The 65-member symphonic band is directed by James Tully, professor and director of bands at Coastal Carolina University.

For tickets or more information, call the Wheelwright Box Office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 843-349-2502.