The Arkansas State University-Beebe Department of Music will present the Symphonic Band in concert on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Owen Center Theater, located at 910 Pecan Street.
The concert will include works by Paul Curnow, Robert Sheldon, Pascual Marquina, Michael Sweeny, Brady Massey, and Ottorino Respighi. The Symphonic Band is under the direction of Dr. Brent Bristow, associate professor of music at ASU-Beebe.
ASU-Beebe is the only two-year college in the state of Arkansas that offers an Associate of Fine Arts (AFA). The AFA emphasis can be in either vocal music or instrumental music with a focus on wind instrument, percussion, piano, or guitar. The AFA degree consists of a comprehensive, two-year curriculum designed specifically for transfer toward a bachelor’s degree in fine arts.
The ASU-Beebe Music Department is located in the Howell Center, where instrumental and vocal classes are taught. The center offers students the convenience of a computer music lab, two rehearsal spaces, and several practice rooms. The Symphonic Band has four concerts each year.
The concert is free admission. For more information, call (501) 882-4474, or view the ASU-Beebe website at www.asub.edu.