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CCU's Symphonic Band concert to feature dance music

November 21, 2011

Students from Coastal Carolina Universitys Symphonic Band will perform at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, at the Wheelwright Auditorium.

Shall We Dance? is a program of band music featuring numbers that were written specifically for dancing. The CCU Symphonic Band, directed by James L. Tully and Matthew Shrewsbury, will showcase the waltz, the two-step and the Latin sound with pieces including Danzas Cubanas and Symphonic Dance No. 3 (Fiesta) by Clifton Williams. Instruments including the flute, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, string bass, percussion and piano will be played by CCU students during the concert.

Other pieces include Waltzing Cat by Leroy Anderson, The Washington Post march by Sousa and music from Broadways Fiddler on the Roof.

General admission is $9; children 10 and under are admitted free. CCU and Horry Georgetown Technical College students receive one $3 ticket per valid ID. CCU and HGTC faculty and staff receive two $3 tickets per valid ID. Alumni and senior citizens tickets are $7 as well as Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members.

This event is part of the Coastal Honor Band and Scholarship Festival. For tickets or more information, call the Wheelwright Box Office at 843-349-2502, open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.