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Music Season Kick-Off Concert & Michaelmas

Concordia Wind Orchestra
Concordia Brass

CU Center & Heritage Garden


Music Season Kick-Off Concert

The first concert of the season will feature Morton Gould's "West Point" Symphony (which includes a "marching machine" in the percussion section!). The conductor will share some insights about the recently completed D-Day 75 Tour. The program will close with a stunning work for band and organ by Ron Nelson. Guests are then invited to CUI’s Heritage Garden for a “Michaelmas” celebration.

Concordia Wind Orchestra Concert: 3:00pm
Location: CU Center
Tickets: $10 General Admission | CUI Students, Faculty & Staff free

Concordia Wind Orchestra
Dr. Jeff Held, conductor
Dr. Tom Mueller, organ
Samuel Hazo: From Gold
Morton Gould: Symphony No. 4 ("West Point")
Ron Nelson: Pebble Beach Sojourn

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Michaelmas Celebration

After the concert, explore Concordia's Heritage Garden and learn about the medieval tradition of “Michaelmas.” The Michaelmas celebration dates to the 3rd century in Europe. Come and discover Concordia's amazing Heritage Garden. Pick a Michaelmas daisy and sample some traditional Michaelmas treats, including smoked goose! Music provided by a brass band. Entry is free. This is a great family event! The Heritage Garden is located on the hillside just past the Ridgeline Gatehouse Entrance near the first large parking lot on the right.

Concordia Brass Concert: 4:00 - 5:30pm
Location: Heritage Garden
Tickets: Free Admission

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