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Thu, Feb 14, 2013 07:00 PM
Rice Auditorium - Baldwin City
Music Department


Honor Band Festival & Concert

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 Baker University will host its fifteenth Annual Concert Honor Band Festival for area high school musicians. One hundred and eight outstanding instrumentalists representing Atchison, Baldwin City, Bonner Springs, DeSoto, Fort Scott, Jefferson West, McLouth, Olathe Northwest, Osage City, Osawatomie, Ottawa, Royal Valley, Spring Hill, and Wellsville high schools will experience the excellent teaching skills of outstanding music educator and conductor/clinician, Ms. Jodie Lin as she guides them through a day of outstanding music.

 This day - long event will culminate with a 7:00 evening concert in Rice Auditorium on the campus of Baker University. This concert will feature the Baker University Symphonic Winds under the baton of Raymond James, Jr., Director of Bands at Baker University, and the High School Honor Band, directed by Ms. Jodie Lin, Fine Arts Coordinator of Curriculum Activities & Scheduling, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Ms. Lin is also Conductor of the Midwest Winds, an adult community band in the Kansas City area.

Literature for the High School Honor Band will include:


Fanfare and Flourishes               James Curnow             

            Symphonic Overture                  Charles Carter

            The Whispering Tree                  George Farmer

            Brighton Beach                           William Latham

Literature for the Baker University Symphonic Winds will include:


            The Star Spangled Banner            arr. Jack Stamp

            An American Fanfare                    Rick Kirby

            American Riversongs                    Pierre LaPlante             

            Americans We                               Henry Fillmore / ed. Fennell

Home On The Range                       Ralston / Barnes

 The 7:00 P.M. concert in Rice Auditorium on the campus of Baker University is free and open to the public.


Rice Auditorium
404 8th St.
Baldwin City
Country: us


Built in 1955 and renovated in 1983, Rice Auditorium is the venue used by most of Baker’s visiting lecturers and performing artists. Rice is also the stage for Baker’s largest plays, performed and directed by the Theatre Department. The Music Department also utilizes Rice Auditorium to perform a variety of concerts. The auditorium, which seats approximately 880 people, is a great location that hosts a variety of intellectual and enjoyable events for students and the communities near Baldwin City. Rice Auditorium is handicap accessible.

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