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School of Music, Theatre & Dance pres.

Symphony Band

A Tribute to Martin Luther King following the 50th anniversary of his assassination: April 4, 1968.

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Symphony Band
Michael Haithcock, conductor, Anthony Elliott, cello, Daniel Washington, narrator.

Pre-concert conversation at 7:15PM in the lower lobby.

The repertoire chosen reflects Dr. King’s ideals of liberty and justice through his words and favorite spirituals. The tragedy of his death is juxtaposed with the promise found in aspiring to fulfill his dreams.

PROGRAM: William Bolcom- Liberty Enlightening the World; Charles Ives/Singelton- Give Me Jesus; Isaac Newton/Himes- Amazing Grace; Oskar Morawetz- Memorial to Martin Luther King, Anthony Elliott, cello; Joseph Schwantner- New Morning for the World: “Daybreak of Freedom,” Daniel Washington, narrator; Omar Thomas- Of Our New Day Begun
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Symphony Band


  • Free - no tickets required

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