Symphony Band Concert: 'American Epitaphs and Tributes'
February 27, 2018
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
UMass Amherst Campus
The Department of Music and Dance presents the Symphony Band in a performance led by graduate conductor Matthew Sypek in the culminating project of his master's degree. Titled "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, Matthew Westgate, Director of Wind Studies.