FMU Spring Band Concert
The Francis Marion University Concert Band will present its spring concert, British Invasion, 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, at The FMU Performing Arts Center. The Concert Band will perform some of the greatest wind band literature as well as popular music from England’s finest composers, including Ralph Vaughan Williams, Percy Aldridge Grainer, Gustav Holst, Guy Forbes and The Beatles.
The concert lasts 45-60 minutes without an intermission. The 80-member concert band, directed by Kelly Jokisch, is composed of a combination of FMU student and community musicians. Community members include professional area music educators, band directors, choir directors, ministers of music, and FMU faculty members.
The concert is free to all middle and high school students with school ID, elementary children, and the first 100 FMU students who present valid ID at the box office. Remaining tickets are $5. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Box Office (843-661-4444), visiting the Box Office Monday-Friday from 12-5 p.m. or purchased at the door the night of the concert.