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Symphony Band: American Epitaphs and Tributes

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Matthew Westgate, Director of Wind Studies

Graduate conductor, Matthew Sypek leads the UMass Symphony Band in the culminating project of his Master's Degree. Entitled "American Epitaphs and Tributes," Sypek and the band explore the different ways composers have immortalized American historical figures and events through sound. 

Early Light - Bremer

"The Alcotts" from Symphony No. 2 - Ives

Melodious Thunk - Biedenbender

In Memorium - Sousa

Symphony for Band "West Point" - Gould