Annual MIT Family Weekend Concert on Oct. 12

October 9, 2012

The annual MIT Family Weekend Concert is taking place this Friday, October 12th, 2012, at 8:00pm at Kresge Auditorium.  Admission is free.  This concert will feature the MIT Wind Ensemble and the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble with Frederick Harri, Jr. as Music Director and Kenneth Amis as Assistant Conductor.  The MIT Wind Ensemble will play music from Russia, England, Australia, and America, including Prokofiev, March, op. 99; Vaughn Williams, Rhosymedre; Gorb, Yiddish Dances; Grainger, Children’s March; Bernstein, Overture to Candide.  The MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, celebrating its golden anniversary, will perform pieces from each decade of its history including works by Ellington, Mingus, La Porta, Sharifi, and others.

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