April 21, 2012
Classes and Workshops, Performing Arts, Free Events
UGA Band History Symposium
Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Edge Recital Hall
Sponsored by: Performing Arts Center
The event features performances and speakers from across the country.
The symposium kicks off at 9 a.m. with an overview by moderator Frank Cipolla, professor emeritus of the State University of New York at Buffalo, and concludes with a roundtable discussion at 2:30 p.m. on “The Current State of American Band History Research.”
The list of speakers and topics is scheduled to include University of Maryland professor Patrick Warfield on “The March as Musical Drama and the Spectacle of John Philip Sousa,” Kansas State University professor Craig Parker on “The Music of Sousa’s Cornet Soloists,” UGA Performing Arts Center director George Foreman on “Jules Levy: The Russian Connection” and City University of New York professor Raoul Camus on “Richard Willis and the West Point Band.”
All sessions of the UGA Band History Symposium are free and open to the public.