The Quincy University Symphonic Band will present its winter concert on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the Connie Niemann Center for Music at QU’s North Campus (17th and Seminary Road). This concert is free and open to the public.
The Symphonic Band will present music based on or inspired by folk songs. Selections will include “Three Folk Song Settings for Band” by Andrew Boysen Jr., “Variations on a Korean Folk Song” by John Barnes Chance, “Variations on a Shaker Melody” by Aaron Copland, and “Perthshire Majesty” by Samuel Hazo.

The QU Symphonic Band is under the direction of assistant professor of music and director of bands, Bill Machold, M.M. For more information, call 217-228-5432 ext. 3163.

Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University is a small Catholic university emphasizing the sciences, liberal arts and the professions. Quincy University offers undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs integrating practical experience and Franciscan values. Faculty and advisors work with students to design customized success plans to help them graduate on time, find their passion and prepare them for life. QU is a member of NCAA Division II for intercollegiate athletics. For more information, please visit or contact the Office of Community Relations at (217) 228-5275 or Quincy University. Success by Design.