The Beat Goes On - Concert with Percussionist Galen Lemmon at McAfee Center
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The last date listed for The Beat Goes On was Sunday March 28, 2010 / 3:00pm.
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Celebrate Mother's Day with a delightful spring concert that celebrates the bond between mother and child through song from San Jose Wind Symphony. The program features children's classics the entire family will enjoy, including musical treatments of Aesop's Fables and A Child's Garden of Verses, Debussy's The Children's Corner, Englebert Humperdinck's "Prayer and Dream Pantomime" from Hansel and Gretel and hits from the Disney songbook. The concert features the talented musicians of the San Jose Wind Symphony under the baton of Dr. Edward C. Harris, with story narration by Walter M. Mayes. Learn More
The theme of the Wind Symphony’s season is “America the Beautiful.” Each concert explores a different aspect of America’s rich musical heritage. The Beat Goes On takes concertgoers on a rhythmic journey through the American musical landscape, from the gospel-inspired American Hymnsong Suite by Dawyne Milburn to the Civil War battlefields of Morton Gould’s American Salute.
Our guest artist for the afternoon is Galen Lemmon, principal percussionist with Symphony Silicon Valley. Mr. Lemmon will perform Gary Ziek’s Concerto for Percussion Solo and Wind Ensemble, showcasing his formidable talents on marimba, vibraphone, bells and a battery of drums and tom-toms.*
Ziek Concerto for Percussion Solo and Wind Ensemble
Ives Old Home Days
Gould _ American Salute_
Milburn American Hymnsong Suite
MacDowell _Woodland Sketches _
About the Ticket Supplier: San Jose Wind Symphony
San Jose Wind Symphony (SJWS) was founded in 1958 at San Jose City College by conductor emeritus Darrell Johnston. The group has become one of the finest community bands in the country, drawing players from a diverse assortment of backgrounds and professions.