Bandtastic!

 Almost a year ago at “Bandtastic VI,” an eager group of excited students were heard asking their school bandmaster, “Please, please – tell us when Bandtastic VII is scheduled.  We just can’t wait!” Well, “Bandtastic VII” is here – with all the excitement, energy, and enthusiasm that this terrific music event can create. Performed by […]

Music under the Stars

 What better way to welcome fall to campus than to absorb an evening of beautiful instrumental music under the stars? With visitors lounging about the venue on chairs, blankets, or grass, one may lean back and enjoy the extraordinary music put together by J. Jossim and her colleagues as they welcome the new season to […]

“Elements of Nature” Band Concert

Featuring the FSC Symphony Band, Jo Jossim, conductor Wind is a true element of nature, and the Symphony Band traditionally flourishes through its properties. Artists have continually been inspired by nature’s glory, and it is this point of departure that the Symphony Band brings to the stage this spring. Come celebrate the bounty of nature […]

Bandtastic VI: Band Day Encore

Featuring FSC Bands and Guest Performers, Jo Jossim, Artistic Director What an evening! Now in its sixth year, this annual concert event proves that dazzling new works – as well as traditionally-charged older works – all combine to create a concert that simply must utilize a virtual theatre-in-the-round. By turning Branscomb Auditorium and its many […]

Music Under the Stars

Featuring the FSC Symphony Band, Jo Jossim, conductor; FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director Accompany us as we pursue our remarkable Music Under the Stars event at the L.N. Pipkin Bandshell! Join Jo Jossim, our celebrated director of FSC’s outstanding Symphony Band, and Paul Butcher, master of FSC’s Jazz Ensemble and its rich instrumental traditions, […]

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