Jan 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

MUS 101-19 - Symphonic Band

1 credits (Fall and Spring)
The Grinnell Symphonic Band is open to instrumentalists who are interested in the study and performance of the wind band medium in the large ensemble tradition. The group performs music from a wide variety of styles by both national and international composers. The band strives to develop advanced techniques of musical expression and interpretation. Past concerts have included works by composers such as Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Philip Sousa, Eric Whitacre, Alfred Reed, Giovanni Gabrieli, Norman Dello Joio, Karl King, John Williams, and Felix Mendelssohn.

Prerequisite: Ability to read music notation, competency on chosen instrument, and prior experience with concert music. No audition required.
Note: The group rehearses Monday evenings: 7:00-9:00 pm and customarily performs twice per semester. S/D/F only.
Instructor: Staff