Professor David Seiler, Director of Jazz Studies, will be retiring in May 2015 and the April 20 UNH Jazz Bands Concert will be his last. Professor Seiler has spent 43 at UNH and a total of 52 years teaching music at the college level. During this time he has given his all to his students, the public, and jazz education worldwide. Please come join us as we honor and celebrate his career. There will be a reception to follow the concert. All are welcome to join.
The UNH Jazz Bands Concert will commence at 8 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre. The reception will follow the concert, in the Bratton Recital Hall.
The program includes Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, Stravinsky: Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra, Bruch: Kol Nidrei, with faculty member Larry Veal, soloist, and Manuel de Falla: Suite No. 1 from The Three-Cornered Hat.
The program will include music by guest conductor Brant Karrick, UNH alumnus Karl Blench, Aaron Copland’s El Salón México (with animated video), Symphony No. 2 of John Barnes Chance, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, with pianist Sivan Etedgee and conducted by graduate student Daniel Fryburg.