Yale Concert Band, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Details and program TBA.
Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Program TBA.
Yale Jazz Ensemble, Wayne Escoffery, Music Director. Program TBA.
Yale Concert Band, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Featuring the premiere of Gustav Holst’s “(The) Planets” with graphic projections by Yale School of Drama students Camilla Tassi ’22 and John Horzen ’24. Also featuring “(5523) Luminet 1991 PH8” (Thérèse Brenet). Other repertoire TBA.
Wayne Escoffery, Grammy award-winning saxophonist and two-time Downbeat Critics Poll winner for tenor and soprano saxophones, makes his debut as director of the 2021-22 Yale Jazz Ensemble big band at tonight’s concert.
Yale Concert Band, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Featuring “High Water Rising,” (Sally Lamb McCune), “Of Our New Day Begun” (Omar Thomas), “Roma” (Valerie Coleman), “Firefy” (Ryan George), “Resonances I” (Ron Nelson), “Power and Light” (Thomas C. Duffy).
Yale Concert Band, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Featuring “Overture to Candide” (Leonard Bernstein), “Danzón” (Arturo Marqúez), “Second Suite in F for Military Band” (Gustav Holst), “Three Negro Dances”(Florence Price), “Folk Suite” (William Grant Still), “Miške (In the Forest)” (M.K. Čiurlionis), and “Keeping Step With the Union” (John Philip Sousa).
Admission is currently limited to asymptomatic, vaccinated Yale community (faculty, staff and enrolled students). Concert attendance policies will be determined as we approach each event.
Greetings, Yale students! Interested in joining the Yale Concert Band, Yale Jazz Ensemble and/or the Yale Precision Marching Band; or auditioning for a place in the Yale Jazz Initiative Combo Coaching program? Here is your chance to learn about all the official Yale Bands’ programs in one place. Meet the director, manager, and current members. Find out about virtual band plans for the fall semester. You’ll have a chance to ask questions about auditions, signups, instruments, whatever you’re wondering about. Our current members are eager to meet you. Please attend.