Concert Band to Perform 'Music of Social Justice'

Concert Band to Perform 'Music of Social Justice'

The Boston College Concert Band will present "The Music of Social Justice" this Sunday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. in Gasson 100.

Featured works will include "A Hymn for the Lost and the Living - In Memorium, September 11, 2001," written by Eric Ewazen as a memorial to those who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center; "A Movement for Rosa," composed by Mark Camphouse to commemorate the life of civil rights activist Rosa Parks; Frank Ticheli's "An American Elegy," composed in memory of the victims of the Columbine High School shootings and to honor the survivors; "Symphony #1: In Memorium Dresden," by Daniel Bukvich, an evocative piece about the fire bombing of Desden in World War II; and "Watchman, Tell Us of the Night," written by Camphouse as a musical tribute to survivors of child abuse.

Admission to the performance is free and open to the public.

More information on the BC Concert Band is available at www.bc.edu/offices/odsd/bands/ensembles/concert/.

 

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