Tarleton University and Symphonic Bands Host Spring Concerts



Thursday, April 21, 2022

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — The Tarleton University Band and Symphonic Band present their free spring concerts beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center Auditorium in Stephenville.

The Tarleton University Band, under the direction of Director of Bands Dr. David Robinson, will spotlight student guest conductors Tyler Lewis, Matt Edwards, Nefi Mayorga and Doug Macchietto. The program includes “Shortcut Home” by Dana Wilson, “Shadow Rituals” by Michael Markowski, “On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss” by David Holsinger and “Amparito Roca” by Jaime Texidor.

The Tarleton Symphonic Band, led by Associate Director of Bands Dr. Gary Westbrook, will present its spring 2022 program — “Hope” — featuring the consortium premiere of “(not) Alone” by Randall Standridge. A consortium of schools commissioned the piece in March. This is one of its first performances.

The Symphonic Band also will perform “Fantasia in G” by Timothy Mahr, “Song of Hope” by Peter Meechan, “Only Light” by Aaron Perrine and “Shimmering Sunshine” by Kevin Day.

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 16,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.