USD Symphonic Band will perform Feb. 28

USD Symphonic Band will perform Feb. 28 The University of South Dakota Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Lawrence L. Mitchell, will present a winter band concert at 8 p.m. in Knutson Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

The 70-member symphonic band will perform wind band selections by Alfred Reed, Stephen Melillo, James Barnes, and Gabriel Faure. Highlighting the concert will be a performance of An American Elegy by Frank Ticheli. The composition was recently performed on April 23, 2000 at a commemorative concert at the University of Colorado in memory of those who lost their lives at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.

The band will close the program with a performance of The New York Hippodrome March by John Philip Sousa. The concert is free and open to the public.

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