Crane Symphonic Band Presents Works by Persichetti, Sousa & Whitacre


The Crane Symphonic Band will present a fall concert featuring works by modern composers on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music.

Conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Brian K. Doyle, the Crane Symphonic Band is a large wind band at The Crane School of Music. The concert will also feature David Pittman-Jennings, bass.

The concert will include Vincent Persichetti’s “Serenade for Wind Band No. 11, Op. 85,” Jukka Pekka Lehto’s “The Legend of the Bells,” Clifton Williams’ “Symphonic Dance No. 3, Fiesta,” John Philip Sousa’s “The Invincible Eagle,” Eric Whitacre’s “October” and “Suite Française” by Darius Milhaud.

This performance is free, and the public is invited to attend.

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Founded in 1886, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music has a long legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is the State University of New York’s only All-Steinway institution.