MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School Music Department is in the final rehearsals of a host of works for the annual Winter Band Concert. The public is welcome on Wednesday, February 7 at 7:30 pm to enjoy offerings from the concert band, wind ensemble and not one, but two, symphonic bands.
The Concert Band, made up of ninth grade musicians, will perform works by Frank Ticheli, Bob Margolis, and Samuel Hazo. The Wind Ensemble, an advanced ensemble of accelerated level band students in grades 9-12, will perform a folk suite set by Dmitri Shostakovich. The two Symphonic Bands comprised of student musicians in grades 10, 11, and 12, will perform works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Henry Fillmore, Leland Forsblad, and John Phillip Sousa. The concert will conclude with a West Side Story medley, celebrating the life and music of Leonard Bernstein in his 100th birthday year.
Ensembles are under the direction of Ms. Mindy Scheierman, Director of Bands and Mr. Matthew Spatz, Associate Director of Bands.