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McAfee Performing Arts and Lecture Center
at Saratoga High School 20300 Herriman Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070
408-867-3411
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The theme of the Wind Symphony’s season is “America the Beautiful.” Each concert explores a different aspect of America’s rich musical heritage. Their next concert, Chicago: My Kind of Town, gives concertgoers a sneak preview of the program that SJWS will perform later in the month at the 2009 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago.

The concert features two outstanding guest artists: French horn virtuoso Alicia Telford performs the Rondo from Richard Strauss’s Concerto No. 1, Op. 11; and baritone saxophonist Aaron Lington leads his jazz quintet in his own composition, Open Evidence. SJWS also honors the late composer Roger Nixon, performing Nixon’s classic Centennial Fanfare-March.

Program

Barber –  Andante and Tranquillo from Symphony No. 1, Op. 9

Mackey – Aurora Awakes

Pann – Hold This Boy and Listen

R. Strauss – Rondo from Concerto No. 1, Op. 11

Warlock – Tranquillity from Capriole Suite (with Alicia Telford, French horn)

Lington – Open Evidence (with The Aaron Lington Quintet, Timothy Harris, guest conductor)

Nixon – Centennial Fanfare-March