SUU Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Band Concert

Published: February 10, 2011 | Category: Arts

With orchestral works from classical masters, to exhilarating Marches, the SUU Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band Concert has something for everyone. The joint concert will be held on Tuesday, February 15, at the Heritage Center Theater at 7:30 p.m. General admission adult tickets are $6; $4 for SUU Faculty and Staff; $3 for students and children; and SUU students attend free with a valid student ID.

In their first concert of the season, the Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Mark Stickney, will present an exciting program of musical works including the Finale from the William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini, El Relicario by 20th century composer Jose Padilla, and Coast Guards March by Karl King.

The SUU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Virginia Stitt, will perform the first movement of the Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 and two Romantic Nationalistic pieces, Baba-Yaga by Anatol Liadov and Finlandia by Jean Sibelius. Dedicated to performing orchestral masterpieces from the classic symphonic repertoire, the SUU Symphony Orchestra is an auditioned ensemble comprised of instrumentalists of all majors on campus.

Enjoy an evening of orchestral and band favorites with the SUU Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band Concert. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at 435-865-8800, or visit

The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company.

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