|"Extravabandza" features University Band, Marching Band|
This year’s annual UND ExtravaBANDza will showcase the University Band, as well as the “Pride of the North” Marching Band, Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Tickets, available at the door, are $6 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens, or $12 per family.
The University Band, under the direction of James Popejoy with guest conductor Robert Brooks, will present an eclectic program of concert music, including such band classics as Percy Grainger’s Themes from “Green Bushes” and Chorale and Shaker Dance by John Zdechlik. UND guitar instructor Jeff Anvinson will be the featured soloist on James Bonney’s Chaos Theory, a concerto for electric guitar and wind orchestra. The “Pride of the North” Marching Band, directed by Robert Brooks and Tammy Mulske, will present a showcase concert of their fall season, including performances of the traditional school songs and cheers as well as music from their field shows, such as Chameleon and Birdland. The UND Color Guard and Drum Line units will also be featured during the event.
For additional information concerning this performance, please contact the UND Band Department at (701) 777-2815.
-- Tammy Mulske, Technology and Marketing Supervisor, Music, email@example.com, 777-2644