A number of historical “Turning Points” will be highlighted in the latest Behrend Concert Band performance, which will be held Thursday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. in McGarvey Commons at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
Here’s to Harvey Phillips, the patron saint of tuba players. It was his idea, in 1974, to assemble an all-tuba orchestra for a Christmas concert at the Rockefeller Center ice rink.
Phillips wanted to honor his tuba teacher, William J. Bell, who was born on Christmas in 1902. Bell had performed with John Philip Sousa and was a member of the NBC Symphony Orchestra. His favorite Bach chorale, “Come, Sweet Death,” was a highlight of the ice-rink concert.
Brass instruments and the song writing of Freddie Mercury: Who knew the two were so compatible?
The Behrend Jazz Ensemble’s latest concert, titled “Thunderbolts and Lightning,” will be performed Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Reed Auditorium at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
Papers. Deadlines. Finals. No one ever said the final month of a college semester is easy.
Sometimes a good start can make all the difference, and that’s where The Choirs of Penn State Behrend Holiday Sing-Along comes into play.
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