Friday, November 16, 2012
Caltech-Occidental Concert Band
William Bing, Director
This free concert will feature the music of the Beatles, in a special arrangement originally commissioned by Cirque du Soleil. Also on the program will be music by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Ron Nelson, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Daniel French.
Guest conductors for the concert will be Paul Asimow, Jeffrey Thompson, and Daniel French. Dr. Asimow is a Professor of Geology and Geochemistry at Caltech. Jeffrey Thompson is a graduate student in Geophysics at Caltech and director of Caltech's Pep Band. Daniel French is a recent graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and pursuing his Ph.D. in composition at UCLA.
Guest soloist for the evening will be Caltech alumnus Aaron Eichelberger, who teaches math and physics at Westridge School in Pasadena. He will perform "Rhapsody for Euphonium" by James Curnow.
This concert is free and open to the public, with no tickets or reservations required; parking is also free!
For further information, please call Caltech Performing and Visual Arts at (626) 395-3295 or visit the band's website at http://bands.caltech.edu.
Presented By: Caltech Performing and Visual Arts