Time: June 26, 2010 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater
Street: 21 S. Central
City/Town: Medford, OR
Website or Map: http://www.bandworld.org
Event Type: concert, band
Organized By: American Band College
Latest Activity: May 26, 2010
The American Band College Bands present their 22nd concert at the Craterian Theater, 21 S. Central, Medford, on Saturday, June 26, 7:30 p.m. The title of the show Kitty O'Shea’s at the Crate comes from Dutch composer Johan de Meij's work At Kitty O'Shea's, commissioned by the American Band College and conducted by Meiij at this show. The piece includes six Irish tunes plus a flurry of Irish jigs and reels at its conclusion. Numerous ethnic Irish/Celtic instruments, as well as a 100-voice choir are featured in the number.
Other guest conductors are Frank Wickes (Louisiana State University retired); and Bruce Dickins (James Bowie High School, Austin, TX). Saxophonist Scott Plugg, (Associate Director of the School of Music at Sam Houston State University), is the soloist.
There are 2 ABC bands, each made up of 110 band directors earning their Masters through the American Band College.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 for seniors 62 and up, and $7 for kids under 12 and available through the Craterian box office at 541-779-3000, on line at www.bandworld.org or at Cripple Creek Music in Ashland.