Non-students are $17 each. Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 7:30 PM at the beautiful Dean Lesher center in Walnut Creek.

It’s the west coast premiere of James Beckel’s Concerto for Trombone with the composer as soloist, Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 7:30 PM. James A. Beckel, Jr. is a contemporary American composer and principal trombonist of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Beckel’s The Glass Bead Game: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1997.

It’s somewhat convenient from the Walnut Creek BART station – maybe a 15 minute walk? If any student(s) would like a ride back I can give them a lift to BART immediately after the concert.

Also, if any T-bone (or other) student would like to see James Beckel practice with us the week before that could likely be arranged. (Actually, I believe the band might welcome a senior T-bone player on a regular basis, I know at times we’ve had some students.) If interested contact me directly.

As I recall, actually ordering the free tickets online was a little goofy. I did it last year for my kids, but I’ve forgotten the details. Again let me know and I can help.

Complete repetoire:

Christmas Fanfare by James Beckel
Concerto for Trombone by James Beckel West Coast Premier, Walnut Creek Concert Band commissioning partner
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by J.S. Bach
Round Me Falls the Night by Vincent Persichetti
8th Candle by Steve Reisteter
Minor Alterations: Christmas Through the Looking Glass by David Lovrien
All I want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey
Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson

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