Symphonic Band concert Nov. 30 features ‘The Experience of Light’
calendar icon16 Nov 2021
Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Symphonic Band will perform Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.
The concert is free and open to the public. The concert will also be live webcast. Visit https://music.unl.edu/webcaststhe day of the performance for the link.
The Symphonic Band has the distinction of being the band program’s top symphonic ensemble. It is under the direction of Associate Director of Bands Tony Falcone and will be conducted by doctoral conducting associate Scott Walker.
Walker currently serves as a graduate teaching assistant for the band area in the Glenn Korff School of Music. He is in his final year of the Doctor of Music Arts in wind band conducting program, studying with Director of Bands Carolyn Barber. Walker is an Alabama native and holds a Master of Music degree from Georgia Southern University and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama.
The Symphonic Band’s program Nov. 30 is titled “The Experience of Light” and features compositions by David Maslanka, Aaron Perrine, John Mackey and Spanish composer Anton Alcalde.
“The pieces all relate to our understanding of light and will include a collaboration with the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s lighting design program, as they provide an enhanced visual experience to this program,” Walker said.
The second half of the program will feature an original composition written to Charlie Chaplin’s silent film, “The Pawnshop.”
Facemasks are currently required indoors on campus. For the latest information on COVID-19 protocols, visit https://covid19.unl.edu.