Join Us May 14, 2009 for “Rhapsody in Blue”

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Dane Burg

Dane Burg will be our special guest artist this Thursday, May 14, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. for “Rhapsody in Blue.”  We hope you will join us in the Atherton Auditorium on the San Joaquin Delta College campus for this final concert of our 2008-09 season!

Also joining us will be the Lincoln High School Band under the direction of Jorge Munoz and Jay Mason.

The Stockton Concert Band will perform:

  • Second Prelude by George Gershwin
  • Variation on Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland
  • Cuban Overture by George Gershwin

Conductor Art Holton leads guest artist Dane Burg and the Stockton Wind Ensemble through a rehearsal of Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue."

The Stockton Wind Ensemble will perform Frank Ticheli’s Blue Shades, as well as Rhapsody in Blue, the George Gershwin classic, with Burg at the keyboard. Burg holds Bachelor and Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. He has performed with numerous chamber groups, as well as the Santa Rosa and Napa Valley Symphonies. For the past ten years, he has served as the Pastor of Worship Arts with Lodi’s First Baptist Church.

All of the evening’s featured groups will join together for a grand finale performance of Down A Country Lane by Aaron Copland.

Tickets are available now at the Delta College Box Office. Admission is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for seniors and students.

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