Experience the wide spectrum of style within the distinctive American musical character, from the popular, folk-based idiom of Aaron Copland to the lush Romantic spirit of Samuel Barber, the irreverent modernism of Charles Ives, the bold, unbridled energy (here in homage to Colonial American composer William Billings) of William Schuman and the jazz/Broadway-infused symphonic language of George Gershwin.
Charles Ives Variations on “America”
William Schuman New England Triptych
Samuel Barber First Essay
Aaron Copland Rodeo: “Buckaroo Holiday”
George Gershwin Concerto in F
Sunday, September 29, 2013 – 4pm at the Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center
Pre-concert lecture by Dr. Evans at 3pm.