Jazz Ensemble Concert

SEU Jazz Band

Join the Department of Music for an exciting evening of big band music featuring the classic sounds of the giants of jazz history. General: $5 Students: $3

A JOURNEY THROUGH LIGHT AND SPACE

 Tonight Jo Jossim and the Florida Southern College Symphony Band invite you to join them on a special musical journey exploring light and its infinite destinations into space. Among the selected pieces that will assist this musical ensemble in taking their journey are John Mackey’s Aurora Awakes, a piece about the heralding of the coming […]

Wind Ensemble Concert

An expressive repertoire of time-honored and modern wind literature shared from the stage. General $5 Students $3

Contemporary Band Concert

The original works of student-formed musical combos featuring genres from indie rock and folk to punk and blues. General: $5 Students: $3

Wind Ensemble Concert

An expressive repertoire of time-honored and modern wind literature shared from the stage. Tues, Oct 29; 7:30pm in Bush Chapel, SEU. General: $5 Students: $3

Reflections

 The year 2019 marks the twentieth FSC spring band concert led by Dr. Jo Jossim! Can you believe it?  In this performance, she will pull some musical pieces from previous spring concerts that allow her to look back on past bands and themes, but – because wind band literature is always evolving and changing – […]

‘TIS THE SEASON: The Christmas Gala 

FSC’s Department of Music presents ‘Tis the Season: The Christmas Gala with a riveting group of musical holiday favorites, beautifully performed by choral, instrumental, and string groups – and selected special music by other musical combinations.  Among favorite pieces to be performed are Sleigh Ride, Christmas Song, and The Nutcracker (for orchestra/dancers), O Holy Night […]

‘TIS THE SEASON: The Christmas Gala

FSC’s Department of Music presents ‘Tis the Season: The Christmas Gala with a riveting group of musical holiday favorites, beautifully performed by choral, instrumental, and string groups – and selected special music by other musical combinations.  Among favorite pieces to be performed are Sleigh Ride, Christmas Song, and The Nutcracker (for orchestra/dancers), O Holy Night […]

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 […]

John R. DeYoung, Jr. “Mr. Bartow”

John DeYoung is from Pentwater Michigan where he was one of the founding members of the Pentwater Civic Band in 1947 that still performs today. After graduating Pentwater High School in 1945, John served in the US Army of Occupation in Germany. He earned a B.M.E. from Stetson University in 1952 and accepted the position […]

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