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Concert Band Concert

  • Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Location: Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall

The Luther College Concert Band, under the direction of Joan deAlbuquerque, will present their fall concert at 4:00pm Sunday, November 24th, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus.

The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

The program features "Four Scottish Dances" by Malcolm Arnold/arranged by John Paynter, Symphony in B flat by Paul Hindemith, and Desi by Michael Daugherty.

The Luther College Concert Band, founded in 1878, is one of the oldest touring organizations in the nation and among the country's most outstanding college bands. Luther's Concert Band has toured throughout the United States, Western Europe and Japan, and has appeared at many state and national music conferences.

Joan deAlbuquerque, director of bands and associate professor of music, joined the Luther faculty in 2011. Dr. deAlbuquerque holds a Bachelor of Arts in music education from Michigan State University, a master's degree in wind conducting from Michigan State University and a Doctor of Musical Arts in wind conducting from the University of North Texas. In addition to the Concert Band, she conducts the college's Wind and Percussion Ensemble.

Luther is home to one of the largest collegiate music programs in the nation, with five choirs, three orchestras, three bands, two jazz bands and more than 800 student musicians. Luther students participate in large ensembles, faculty-coached chamber groups, private lessons and master classes. Nearly 275 music majors study music theory, ear training, history, education, composition, jazz, church music and performance.

This event will be live-streamed for viewers who are further than 30 miles (approximately) from Luther College.

Questions? Contact Joan de Albuquerque, 563-387-1202