Annual MIT Family Weekend Concert
October 12, 2012
Annual MIT Family Weekend Concert. MIT Wind Ensemble; MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr., Music Director. Kenneth Amis, Assistant Conductor. Four Countries and Five Decades of Jazz. This special program features MIT Wind Ensemble in music from Russia, England, Australia, and America including Prokofiev, March, op. 99; Vaughn Williams, Rhosymedre; Gorb, Yiddish Dances; Grainger, Children’s March; Bernstein, Overture to Candide. The MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, celebrating its golden anniversary, will perform pieces from each decade of its history including works by Ellington, Mingus, La Porta, Sharifi, and others.