Oct. 6: Jazz, Symphonic Bands to Present Homecoming Concert

The Bucknell University Jazz Band and Symphonic Band will present a free, public Homecoming concert on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the ​Weis Center for the Performing Arts.

Under the direction of music professor Barry Long, the Jazz Band offers students of all majors and academic interests the opportunity to experience modern and historically important literature in a traditional big band environment.

Under direction of music professor William Kenny, the Symphonic Band comprises students from majors all across campus. Performing at least twice per semester, programs are selected from some of the most challenging and rewarding music of the entire band repertoire. Recent programs have included music by such composers as Holst, Grainger, Reed, Copland, Shostakovich and Whitacre.

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