THE NOTRE DAME BAND
Sunday 27 May 11:30
Moravian Church Genadendal
R100 - tickets available at Computicket or Greyton Info Office
The Notre Dame Band has been part of campus life of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA since 1845. Notre Dame concert ensembles have toured to countries such as England, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Czech Republic, China, Japan, Brazil, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Croatia, New Zealand, and Australia. Their concert program for Classics for All will include a wide variety of music including classical, Broadway songs, opera, Irish songs, New Orleans Jazz, marches, and traditional Notre Dame favourites. MORE BELOW...
The band has a long and rich tradition of concert performance. Annually, more than 300 students participate in the three Fall and three Spring semester concert bands. These groups perform several concerts during the academic year. The concert bands frequently tour both internationally and domestically, with recent domestic appearances including California, New England, Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Toronto, New York City’s Carnegie Hall, and Cleveland’s Severance Hall. Concert ensembles have also toured overseas to England, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, New Zealand, Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, China, Japan, Brazil, France, Italy, and Spain. The Band is the recipient of the prestigious Sudler Trophy (2011-12).
Number of performers in the ensemble: 40 Age range of the performers in the ensemble: 18-21 Genre of music: Classical
An average full concert lasts 60 minutes and they will bring their own instruments, which include 6 Flute, 2 Oboe, 2 Bassoon, 8 Clarinet, 2 Bass Clarinet, 4 Alto Saxophone, 1 Tenor Saxophone, 1 Baritone Saxophone, 10 Trumpet, 6 Horn, 6 Trombone, 2 Baritone, 2 Tuba, Electric String Bass, String Bass Amp, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Bells, Electric Drum, Electric Drum Amp, Percussion Rolling Case, Power Pack, 3 suitcases for Music/Programs/First Aid