FIU Festival of Bands Finale Concert presents Sound & Vision: African-America

///FIU Festival of Bands Finale Concert presents Sound & Vision: African-America

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Brenton F. Alston, conductor

The FIU Festival of Bands will culminate in a side-by-side concert with participating high school bands and the FIU Wind Ensemble in a continuation of the series, “Sound & Vision: “African-America.” In celebration of Black History month, audiences will enjoy works by Valerie Coleman’s soulful “Red Clay, Mississippi Delta” for chamber ensemble and “Roma” for full wind ensemble, Carlos Simon’s multi-media chamber work “White Only, Colored Only” along with his “ Amen!” for wind ensemble and Omar Thomas’ tribute to the tragedy at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church “Our New Day Begun.”

School of Music
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center