Friday, November 9, 2012
The band will kick off its 15th year with a performance themed "No Passport Needed" Friday evening. Selections include Ravel’s Bolero, a medley from Man of La Mancha, and the east coast premier of a movement from Klezmer Suite.
The Southampton Community Band opens its 2012-2013 concert series with a program theme “No Passport Needed” at Klinger Middle School, Friday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. “The band is excited about this program because of the variety of music that is presented,” said band director Marvin Feld. Selections include Ravel’s Bolero, a medley from Man of La Mancha, and the east coast premier of a movement from Klezmer Suite. Performing with the band is soloist Ken Ulansey. Ulansey has toured extensively in the United States and Europe. “I found each nation’s culture to be a deep well, and the music of each one worth a life’s study," he said. “Returning home, I fell into an exploration of the music of my own culture, the klezmer music of the Eastern …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Southampton Community Band will perform at Klinger Middle School this Saturday at 8 p.m. and all proceeds from the program will go into the band’s scholarship fund.
Monday, January 16, 2012
The Southampton Community Band will perform this Saturday, Jan. 21 at Klinger Middle School. "We have a dozen high school and middle school students who participate with us", said Band Director Marvin Feld. "This allows us to be a true community band with participants of a wide age span." Severing as soloist on tuba is Alexander Costantino, who recently completed his doctoral studies at the University of North Texas. Costantino was an active brass practitioner, private instructor and adjudicator in the Dallas and Ft. Worth area and was invited to participate in several international festivals including the International Brass Chamber Festival and the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute. He will perform one selection with the band as well as a …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Students from 6th - 8th grade gathered in the Klinger Middle School auditorium to showcase their talents. Jazz Band, Orchestra, as well as both the 6th and combined 7th and 8th Grade Bands all performed.
From 7:00-8:30 on Wednesday evening, Klinger's musically-gifted students came together for a brief but impressive spring concert. Director Kristen DeLia led the Jazz band to begin the show, playing some old favorites including Rock Around the Clock and Herbie Hancock's, Chameleon. Christopher Goppold followed DeLia, directing both of the school's Orchestras. Violinist, Maxim Tsoy, put in an excellent performance with a solo during the Orchestra's rendition of Serenade. DeLia returned to lead the school bands (both the 6th grade class and the 7th and 8th grade classes.) Both bands combined to finish the show with a version of Corps of Discovery by William Owens.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Students of the middle school sang several holiday selections during a performance for the public Monday evening.
A large group of sixth, seventh and eigth grade students, all clad in black and white, performed holiday selections for a packed auditorium Monday evening. The 240 middle schoolers were directed by teacher Julie Flack. See the attached video for a clip of "It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas" as performed by the sixth grade chorus.