Band Will End Tour with Home Concert
Feb 08, 2010FOR MORE INFORMATION:
KENT LOKEN, associate director, Music Organizations
(218) 299-3285, Ext. 338
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA COLLEGE BAND TOUR
The nationally recognized Concordia Band concludes its annual domestic tour with a Home Concert at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 14 in Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College. The concert is free and open to the public.
Every year The Concordia Band tours regionally in the United States, with this year’s tour taking the band to Rapid City, S.D., Sioux Falls, S.D., Billings, Mont., Bozeman, Mont., Great Falls, Mont., Helena, Mont., Bottineau, N.D., and Williston, N.D.
The Concordia Band is a select group of 74 outstanding student musicians, each of whom studies privately with members of Concordia’s acclaimed music faculty. Membership represents a broad range of majors and disciplines from the campus. The ensemble has performed at state and national conventions for the Minnesota Music Educators Association, MENC: The National Association for Music Education, and the College Band Directors National Association.
Dr. Scott A. Jones became the eighth conductor of The Concordia Band in 2005. Before joining the Concordia College faculty, Jones served as director of bands at Apple Valley (Minn.) High School.
Concordia College is a four-year liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America offering 78 majors, including 18 honors majors, and 12 preprofessional programs.