Shamokin Area symphonic band to present concert
COAL TOWNSHIP - The Shamokin Area High School Symphonic Band will present its annual "Rhythms of Spring" concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in the high school auditorium.
The band is under the direction of Kevin B. Styer. Styer will be assisted by Katie Battle, student teacher from Susquehanna University.
The repertoire for the evening will include "A Slavic Farewell" by Vasilij Agapkan, "Into the Storm" by Robert W. Smith, "Fate of the Gods" by Steven Reineke, "Chant and Jubilo" by W. Francis McBeth, "Deep River" arranged by James Swearingen, "Flourish for Wind Band" by Ralph Vaughn Williams, "The Wizard of Oz Meets the Wiz" arranged by Victor Lopez, and "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite March" by Karl L. King.
The senior students will be recognized at the concert as well as the students that participated in various honor festivals.
District and regional band participants are Marielle Miller, Heather Elliot, Adam Richardson and Graeme Shappell. Shappell also successfully auditioned for placement in the PMEA All-State Orchestra.
The concert is free to the public, and all are invited to spend an enjoyable evening of fine music.