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Italian musicians to perform with Carroll University’s Wind Symphony

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By - Apr 14th, 2014 08:49 am
Wind Symphony French horns

Wind Symphony French horns

WAUKESHA, WIS.—Carroll University’s Wind Symphony will join together with 30 Italian musicians from the City Band of Norcia and the City Band of Bevagna to perform an “Italian Serenade.” The concert, which also features international maestro Filippo Salemmi, will be Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Shattuck Music Center, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha. This event is free and open to the public.

Guest conductor Salemmi will share the podium with Lawrence Dale Harper, professor of music at Carroll. The serenade includes music from Italian-Americans Vincent Persichetti and Luigi Zaninelli, along with “Be Thou My Vision” by David Gillingham, “Suite in E-Flat” by Gustav Holst, “October” by Eric Whitacre, and “Roma Sacre (Sacred Rome)” by Zaninelli.

Eleven Carroll students will travel to Italy in August 2014 to join the Norcia and Bevagna bands for concerts there, as well as in Germany.

The concert will also be performed at Sun Prairie High School at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014, with Sun Prairie’s band and conductor Steve Svuem.

For more information about the concert, contact the Carroll Music Office at 262.524.7182 or smeyer@carrollu.edu.

About Carroll University
Carroll, Wisconsin’s oldest four-year institution of higher learning, is an independent, co-educational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Incorporated in 1846, it offers bachelor’s degrees in 57 majors and master’s degrees in business administration, education, exercise physiology, graphic communication, physician assistant studies and software engineering, as well as a clinical doctorate in physical therapy. For more information, visit www.carrollu.edu.

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