MILLBURN, NJ - The Music Department of Millburn High School proudly presents the annual Spring Band Concert on Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30 P.M. in the high school auditorium. This concert is free and open to the public. Ensembles are under the direction of Ms. Mindy Scheierman, Director of Bands and Mr. Matthew Spatz, Associate Director of Bands.
Symphonic Band Blue and Symphonic Band White (students in grades 10-12), and Concert Band (students in grade 9) will perform works by Frank Ticheli, Pierre La Plante, David Gillingham, Brian Balmages, Robert Sheldon, and Steven Reineke, depicting summer days, morning sunshine, joyous occasions, and beautiful scenery.
This concert will also feature a world premiere performance by the Wind Ensemble, an advanced ensemble of accelerated students grades 9-12. Composer Bruce Yurko has generously gifted the ensemble a piece of music based on four poems by e.e. cummings. Mr. Yurko will be in attendance to conduct the premier at the concert.
In addition, the music department will make a special presentation to Dr. Ted D'Alessio, Athletic Director, honoring him for his many years of service and dedication to the district.
All senior band members will be recognized at this concert for their contributions to the music department. The MHS Music Boosters will be selling refreshments and accepting donations and memberships throughout the evening. The concert will be professionally recorded and CD orders will be accepted in the lobby. If you need additional information please call Mr. John Leahey, Director of Music, at 973-376-3600, ext. 375. For the complete calendar of district music department performances, go to www.millburn.org.