News & Notes

Lakeland University's Symphonic Band will tour the region this weekend before returning home for a concert on Sunday.

Tour dates include:

  • Feb. 28
    • 9 a.m. concert at Oostburg High School, Oostburg, Wis. LU students will perform selections from our concert program, then lead a clinic for Oostburg students on their solo and chamber music literature.
    • 7 p.m. concert at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Grafton, Wis.
  • March 1
    • 7 p.m. concert at Emanuel UCC, Hales Corners, Wis.
  • March 2
    • 1 p.m. concert at Milwaukee Art Museum.
  • March 3
    • 3 p.m. Symphonic Band & Lakeland Concert Choir, Bradley Theatre, Lakeland.

The tour program, entitled "Hands Across the Sea," includes works by Vaughn Williams, Sousa, John Barnes Chance, Pavel Tchesnokov and Wataru Hokoyama, representing a variety of instrumental styles and folk music traditions from across the globe. We hope this program is enriching for performers and audiences alike, and reflects a bit of the beautiful diversity that is Lakeland.