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Symphonic Band Concert
Published: October 03 2016

The Arkansas State University-Beebe Department of Music will present the ASU-Beebe Symphonic Band in concert on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Owen Center Auditorium.


The band is under the direction of Dr. Brent Bristow. Selections will include works by Karl King, Randall Standridge, Robert W. Smith, Robert Buckley, William Himes, and Anthony Suter. 


ASU-Beebe is the only two-year college in central 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 several concerts throughout the year.


The concert is free admission and open to the public.  For more information, call (501) 882-4474, email jbbristow@asub.edu, or view the ASU-Beebe website at www.asub.edu.  


Arkansas State University-Beebe is an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System.  With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, the Little Rock Air Force Base, and online, the university offers associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry.  The Beebe campus also collaborates with Arkansas State, a four-year university in Jonesboro, to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees on the Beebe campus. ASU-Beebe is nationally recognized by the Aspen Institute for student success rates.