Marquette University’s music programs will begin their annual fall concerts with a performance of “Danse Macabre,” or “Dance of Death,” by the symphony orchestra on Halloween. All concerts are in the Varsity Theatre, 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., and are free and open to the public.
Sunday, Oct. 31, 2 p.m.
The Marquette University Symphony Orchestra will perform “Danse Macabre,” or Dance of Death,” to celebrate Halloween. They will also perform other works such as Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet,” Barber’s “Intermezzo from Vanessa,” and “Emperor Waltz” by Johann Strauss Jr.
Saturday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m.
The Marquette Gospel Choir invites the community to praise the Lord and rejoice His blessings at “Hallelujah.” A free reception and fellowship will follow the concert in the lobby of Cudahy Hall, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Sunday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m.
Wind Ensemble Concert
The Marquette Wind Ensemble’s performance, “Classical Music for Wind Band,” will feature several works by classical composers including J.S. Bach’s famous “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” and Respighi’s magnificent “Pines of Rome.”
Thursday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Jazz Band Concert
The jazz ensemble performance will include a variety of jazz styles including swing, bebop, cool jazz, fusion and funk by composers such as Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente and Count Basie.
Sunday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m.
Symphonic Band Concert
The Symphonic Band concert will feature wind band classics from the United States and a mini-musical tour of Europe.
For more information about music programs offered at Marquette, visit the Office of Student Development.
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