Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran

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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.

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October 26, 2016 |

Concert Band Goes River Rafting

“Campbell River Sketches” by Mark Williams is the latest composition the Concert Band is rehearsing for what should prove to be a very moving Holiday performance.

October 23, 2016 |

Calling on Jazz Players to Perform!

The Sequoya Library on Madion’s west side is looking for more than a few good jazz bands to perform as part of its 2017 Sunday afternoon jazz series.

October 20, 2016 |

“Recycled Orchestra” Shows Kids Passion to Play

Children and young adults in Cateura, Paraguay find an ingenious way to pursue their musical dreams.

October 18, 2016 |

Celebrate Anita O’Day’s Birthday With “Sweet Tea!”

One of jazz’s hardest swinging and strongest bop vocalists celebrates a birthday today. Relive a great Anita O’Day performance at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

October 17, 2016 |

Two Major Jazz Concerts This Month

The fall jazz season at the UW Union Theater gets underway this Saturday, October 22nd with the super group, Aziza, and is followed with the exceptionally talented Esperanza Spalding.

October 16, 2016 |

Concert Band Begins Rehearsal of “Christmas with Mozart.”

It’s not too early for the holiday season at the rehearsal hall as the Concert Band begins working up “Christmas with Mozart.”

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