2015 JPW Concerts
Notre Dame Band to Present Concert and Jazz Bands in Concert February 20-21
Friday, February 20 at 6 p.m. Notre Dame's Concert Bands–the Symphonic Winds and the Symphonic Band–will perform in the Ricci Band Rehearsal Hall. Highlights of the concert will include selections by Sousa, Williams, and Saint-Saëns, and senior tuba soloist Stephen Gilcrest performing the Tango 1932 movement of Jeff Tyzik's New York Cityscape.
Saturday, February 21 at 2 p.m. Notre Dame's New Orleans Brass Band and Jazz Band 1 will perform in the Ricci Band Rehearsal Hall. The program will include the music of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and both new and old New Orleans favorites.
The concerts are free events. Free parking is available in the Library and Bulla lots near the Ricci Band Rehearsal Hall.
Dating back to 1845, the Notre Dame Band is the oldest college band in continuous existence in the United States. The Band was the recipient of the 2011-2012 Sudler Trophy, considered the Heisman Trophy for college bands, and was declared a "Landmark of American Music" by the Indiana Music Educators Association.