George Fox University Symphonic Band performs in concert March 19

March 17th, 2009

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NEWBERG, Ore. – The George Fox University Symphonic Band and Percussion Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in Bauman Auditorium on the university’s Newberg campus. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature works by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Philip Sparke, David Gillingham and Julie Giroux. The piece by Giroux, entitled “Culloden,” is a compilation of Scottish folk songs from the 1745-1746 period of Scotland. Culloden was the battle between England and Scotland portrayed in the movie Braveheart.

The Symphonic Band will be directed by Patrick Vandehey, professor of music and director of instrumental studies, and associate director Richard Elliott.

There is no admission charge. For more information, call 503-554-2620.

George Fox University is the only evangelical Christian university
in the Pacific Northwest classified by U.S. News & World Report as a national university, and rates George Fox highest among top Christian colleges on the West Coast. More than 3,200 students attend classes on the university’s campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem, and Redmond Ore., and Boise, Idaho. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 12 master’s and doctoral degrees.


Debbie Hawblitzel
Administrative Assistant, Performing Arts Department

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