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Col. Jason K. Fettig, conducting

The Marine Band dedicates a full concert in honor of Black History Month by presenting a collection of works old and new by contemporary Black composers. Kevin Day’s exciting Euphonium Concerto brings out the impressive range and technical capabilities of the versatile instrument and soloist. Music by Valerie Coleman and Omar Thomas explore some of the collective struggles we face in modern times through a pandemic and racial unrest. Erik Santos’ stunning work, THE SEER sets the poetry of Langston Hughes and Rainer Maria Rilke to music, and will be performed by guest tenor soloist Dr. Scott Piper of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater, and Dance.

  • COLEMAN | Fanfare for Uncommon Times
  • DAY | Euphonium Concerto - GySgt Hiram Diaz, euphonium
  • HAILSTORK/trans. D. Patterson | Fanfare on "Amazing Grace"
  • COLERIDGE-TAYLOR/trans. D. Patterson | Ballade, Opus 33
  • SANTOS | THE SEER - Dr. Scott Piper, guest tenor soloist
  • THOMAS | Of Our New Day Begun

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  • Sarah Tucker
  • Julian Maranon
  • Carmen Watkins

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