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Meramec Symphonic Band and Concert Choir Perform in Free Concert

March 03, 2009

The Meramec Symphonic Band and Concert Choir will present their annual March concert on Thursday, March 12, 7:30 p.m. in the Meramec Theatre. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The Symphonic Band, conducted by Gary Gackstatter, will feature American composers Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein and Charles Ives, as well as a premiere performance of a transcription of the music written for the film "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Elmer Bernstein. Soloists featured include Robert Baumann, clarinet and Lori Bryan, flute.

The Concert Choir will be presenting its first concert under the direction of
Dr. Jerry Myers, who is in his first semester at Meramec teaching Theory and Choir. Their performance will include works by Handel, Stroope and Clausen.