Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran
Profiles of The Band Members
It's all about the music, which means it's all about the way each band member, whether its the concert band or swing band, adds their sound to the whole. Get to know the band members in these brief profiles, which are posted from time to time as part of the series, Getting to Know the Band.
Latest HOB News
July 28, 2016 |
The Concert Band continues its exploration and discovery of new composers (for the band) with a piece entitled “Gaelic Rhapsody.”
July 25, 2016 |
Today marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of one of jazz’s greatest saxophonists, Johnny Hodges. Remember and celebrate with his silky rendition of “Sunny Side.”
July 23, 2016 |
The New Horizons Concert Band is rehearsing a piece from one of America’s great composers, Aaron Copland.
July 20, 2016 |
One of the great stride pianist in jazz, Cliff Jackson, is heard hear playing “Crazy Rythm.” A great way to remember and celebrate his birthday.
July 19, 2016 |
Madison’s vibrant summer jazz scene continues Friday, July 22 with “Strollin’ Main Street.” This is a full night of various jazz artists playing in downtown venues within walking distance.
July 14, 2016 |
A true renaissance man, Harvey Black is active in the arts, academics, and exercise.