The Buena Vista University music department invites everyone to enjoy the sounds of the BVU Concert Band for its holiday concert on Saturday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m., in Schaller Memorial Chapel.
Highlighting the concert will be a performance of "Vesuvius" by Frank Tichelli and Robert W. Smith's "Africa: Ceremony, Song and Ritual," which features the percussion section playing on a variety of ethnic percussion instruments. To contribute to the holiday mood, the band will perform " Polish Christmas Music," by Johan de Meij, "Sheep May Safely Graze" by J.S. Bach and Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride."
The event is open to the public, free of charge. For more information, contact Jerry Bertrand, assistant professor of music, at 749-2176.