Instrumental Music

The Friends University Music Program is ready to serve you as you prepare for your college career. You'll see we provide a showcase of artistic excellence, and we're thrilled to have the opportunity to share our enthusiasm, energy and artistry with you!

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The Concert Band concerts feature renowned guest artists and some of the greatest new and standard literature from the wind band repertoire. The Friends University Community Orchestra includes students and community members in full orchestra. Chamber ensembles, including the Percussion Ensemble and the Chamber Orchestra offer more opportunities for great music.

Concert Band

Friends University Community Orchestra

FALL 2013 EVENTS

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Oct. 18, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sebits Auditorium
Free

Come enjoy the first Chamber Orchestra concert of the school year.

FRIENDS UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT "DARKNESS & LIGHT"
Oct. 29, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$11 adults, $9 seniors/students
Join us for the first Community Orchestra Concert, directed by Dr. Wesley DeSpain.

CONCERT BAND CONCERT
Nov. 4, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$6 adults, $4 seniors/students

Enojy this Standards Concert performed by the Friends University Concert Band and members of our Fine Arts faculty.

CHAMBER BRASS ENSEMBLES CONCERT
Nov. 14, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
Free

Hear various small student brass ensembles performing traditional brass literature.

SPRING 2014 EVENTS

CONCERT BAND CONCERT
Feb. 10, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$6 adults, $4 seniors/students

Nancy Goeres will be featured with the Concert Band.

FRIENDS UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT "LET'S DANCE"
Feb. 11, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m. - RESCHEDULED DATE
Sebits Auditorium
$11 adults, $9 seniors/students

Join us for an evening filled with music performed by the Friends University Community Orchestra.

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT
March 13, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
Free


FRIENDS UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT "THE JOKE'S ON YOU"
April 1, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$11 adults, $9 seniors/students

It's not a joke, there really is a concert. And you don't want to miss it.

CONCERT BAND CONCERT
April 7, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$6 adults, $4 seniors/students

Robert Sheldon will be the Composer/Conductor-in-Residence with the Concert Band for this concert.

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CONCERT
April 14, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
Free

Expand your horizons as you listen to new rhythms and sounds that join the world of percussion to the world of music.

CONCERT BAND AND SENSENEY MUSIC COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT
May 4, 2014 @ 3 p.m.
Rose Window Plaza
Free

Come for an old-fashioned outdoor summer band concert as the Concert Band joins the Senseney Music Community Band for a day of marches and traditional tunes. A free-will offering to benefit "Youth Horizons" will be taken at the end of the performance.