Take a Trip Back in Time with the Sounds of FSW’s Fall Concert Series

Nov 8, 2017

NOVEMBER 8, 2017 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Music lovers can enjoy a series of fall concerts performed by students in Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Music program in November. Concerts are held in the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers. Doors open at 7 p.m. The concerts are free and open to the public.

Concert schedule:

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. – FSW Jazz Big Bands and Jazz Combo

Hear the FSW Jazz Ensembles as they perform works by jazz legends Count Basie, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Pat Metheny, Doc Severinsen and many more. 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m. – FSW Orchestra and Choir

The FSW Symphony Orchestra and College Choir present an evening of Brahms, Respighi and Nelhybel. Also featured will be Antonio Vivaldi’s “Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra” and his “Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra.” Completing the evening will be a presentation of traditional holiday carols.

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. – FSW Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble

Join the FSW Concert Band as they present a program of music themed around buccaneers and songs of the sea. Works will include Saint-Saens’ “Occident and Orient;” Rimsky-Korsakow’s “Scheherazade No. 1: The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship,” arranged by Mark Hindsley; Samuel Hazo’s “Arabesque;” “Anotolia (Turkish Rhapsody)” by Paul Creston and more. 

 

For more information, contact Kelly O’Neil, FSW Music department, at 239-432-5203 or koneil1@fsw.edu.

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Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW debuted its intercollegiate athletics program in January 2016. Visit www.FSW.edu for more information.