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04/01/2019

Symphonic Band Concert at OSU ALL Students and Parents are Encouraged to Attend

(Update: Last email inadvertently said the Winter Guard was Tuesday/Thursday.  It is really Tuesday/Wednesday.)

We hope to see as many DCHS Students and Parents as possible for our performance on Thursday, April 4!

Performance Details:

The Dublin Coffman Symphonic Band was asked by Dr. Mikkelson, Director of Bands at The Ohio State University, to perform a joint concert with the OSU Wind Symphony.  This is an exciting opportunity for our students to share the stage with one of the best collegiate bands in the United States.  Our performance will take place, this Thursday, April 4 at 7:00pm at Weigel Hall on the campus of OSU.
 
We hope that our students not involved in this performance would be able to attend this concert and we would love to also pack the house with as many Coffman parents as possible.
 
Joining us for this concert is DCHS '12 Grad, Grant Jameson.  Grant left for the United Kingdom as soon as he graduated to attend the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.  Check out this clip of a different piece featuring Grant.   He's really good...... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHDrpOdwJ6o   
 
This concert will have compositions that the Symphonic Band will only be performing at OSU and it will also feature the OSU Wind Symphony.  
 

Details:

Dublin Coffman Symphonic Band and The Ohio State Wind Symphony, In Concert

Thursday, April 4
Weigel Hall, OSU Main Campus
7:00pm  
 

Concert Selections Include:

American Fanfare
James M. Stephenson
Conducted by Mr. Wallick (B.M. in Music Education 2010 from OSU)

Dusk
Steven Bryant

Slavonic Fantasy
Carl Hohne, arr by Bertand Moren
Grant Jameson - Euphonium (Graduated from Dublin Coffman 2012)

Firefly
Ryan George

Sounds from the Oval (Combined Bands of OSU and DCHS)
Setting by Lisa Galvin

 

Grant's Bio:

US-born euphonist Grant Jameson studied with David Childs at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD) in Cardiff. Since coming to the UK, he has won the 2014 Welsh Open Best Soloist prize, 2015 RWCMD Concerto Competition, 2013, 2014 and 2016 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Competition, and BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award. A Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Award holder for the 2016 academic year and recipient of a Musicians’ Company Award 2016, Grant performs extensively as both a guest soloist and in brass bands. In 2015, he released his first solo recording entitled Genesis.
 

Up-Coming Dates:

Symphonic Band ONLY concert AT OSU with the OSU Wind Symphony (wow...): April 4
Percussion Ensemble Concert: April 30 - 7:00pm
May 4: Annual Mattress Sale 
Uniform Turn-In: May 6
All Concert Band perform at DCHS: May 9
1st Rehearsal for Next Year's MB: May 23
Memorial Day Parade (This is for the current 2018-19 Marching Band): May 27 
May Camp for all Winds and Color Guard: May 28, 29, and 30 (Estimated Time of 8:30am – 12:30)
Thursday: Tentative Cook-Out and Kickball at Coffman Park – 2:00 - 4:30pm
Parade Practice (all members): July 1, 2, and 3 from 8:30am - 12:30pm
Pre-Camp: July 29 - Aug. 2
Band Camp: Aug. 4 - Aug. 10

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