There and Back Again

The Seward Concert Band invites you to the opening concert for our 43rd season, “There and Back Again”. The concert is on Friday, October 18 at 7:30 PM at Sanford Middle School at 3524 42nd Avenue South in Minneapolis. Suggested donations are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 students and children.

Speaking of the program for this concert, Director Christopher Gough shares, ” There is something for everybody in this concert from the classic band literature of Sousa to the chaotic beauty of Ticheli’s ‘Symphony No. 2.’

I wanted the music for this concert concert to feel familiar while also stretching the imagination of the listener.

Christopher Gough

“I wanted the music for this concert concert to feel familiar while also stretching the imagination of the listener. The new pastoral setting of ‘As I Walked Through the Meadow’ by Pierre La Plante will remind you of Grainger folk tunes then you will feel like dancing through Auturo Marquez’s electric ‘Danzon No. 2.’ Selections from Vaughn Williams and Rimsky-Korsakov round out the performance and offer our concert goers traditional band masterworks to enjoy. “

Tentative Program

  • Procession of the Nobles by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Danzon No. 2 by Arturo Marquez
  • As I Walked Through The Meadow by Pierre La Plante
  • Minnesota March by John Philip Sousa
  • English Folk Song Suite & Sea Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Symphony No. 2, Movement 3 “Apollo Unleashed” by Frank Tichelli
March 13, 2020
  • Spring Concert

    March 13, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Sanford Middle School, 3524 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406, USA

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March 14, 2020
  • Second Saturday Concert

    March 14, 2020  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4120 S 17th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA

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April 25, 2020
  • Joint Concert with U of M Morris

    April 25, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Sanford Middle School, 3524 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406, USA

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May 22, 2020
  • Summer Concert

    May 22, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Sanford Middle School, 3524 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406, USA

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May 25, 2020
  • Memorial Day Observance Ceremony

    May 25, 2020  9:40 am - 11:00 am
    Pioneers & Soldiers Memorial Cemetery, 2945 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA

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May 31, 2020
  • Save the date - Season finale with Star of the North Concert Band

    May 31, 2020
    Lakeville, MN, USA

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November 13, 2020
  • Save the Date - Fall Concert

    November 13, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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