ADRIAN, MI – The Music Department announces its annual winter concerts of the Adrian College Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, and three chamber ensembles: flute choir, percussion choir and brass quintet. The Concert Band and chamber ensembles will perform at 11:00 a.m. and the jazz ensembles at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8th in Dawson Auditorium on the Adrian College campus.
The 11:00 a.m. concert will feature performances of Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride and Christmas Festival,Tschesnekoff’s Salvation is Created, Fucik’s Florentiner March, and Holsinger’s Havendance.
The 5:00 p.m. concert will include performances by both jazz ensembles – an eclectic repertoire historically ranging from Irving Berlin to Radiohead. Vocalists Shunbin Yao and Hannah Messerschmidt will also be featured: Yao will sing Blue Moon and Messerschmidt will sing Nelson Riddle’s setting of Pick Yourself Up as performed by Ella Fitzgerald.