For release: November 15, 2011
For press information, contact Curt Guenther, 901-678-2843
Three bands from the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will present a “Sousa Spectacular”
on Sunday, Nov. 20, at the University of Memphis. The concert will begin at 3 p.m.
in Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Avenue. It is free and open to the public.
One of the University’s Centennial events, the concert will feature the Wind Ensemble,
Symphonic Band, and University Band as they celebrate the works of John Philip Sousa,
America’s March King.
Adding to the celebration will be performances of the works of several other American
composers, including Charles Ives’ “Variations on America.”
More information about this and other Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music events is available
online at www.memphis.edu/music and by phone at 901-678-1651 or 678-5400.