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Chabot Wind Symphony Concert

Chabot College Music Department

Chabot College Music Department Chabot Wind Symphony Concert

Join the Chabot Wind Symphony in concert featuring guest soloist the Aaron Lington Quintet and guest conductor/composer Frank Ticheli. Frank Ticheli's music has been described as being “optimistic and thoughtful" (Los Angeles Times), “lean and muscular" (New York Times), “brilliantly effective" (Miami Herald) and “powerful, deeply felt crafted with impressive flair and an ear for striking instrumental colors" (South Florida Sun-Sentinel). Ticheli (b. 1958) joined the faculty of the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music in 1991, where he is Professor of Composition. Ticheli is the recipient of a 2012 “Arts and Letters Award" from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, his third award from that prestigious organization. His Symphony No. 2 was named winner of the 2006 NBA/William D. Revelli Memorial Band Composition Contest. Other awards include the Walter Beeler Memorial Prize and First Prize awards in the Texas Sesquicentennial Orchestral Composition Competition, Britten-on-the-Bay Choral Composition Contest, and Virginia CBDNA Symposium for New Band Music.

Grammy Award-winning baritone saxophonist and composer Aaron Joseph Lington's performing and compositional credits include collaborations with the San Francisco Symphony, Maynard Ferguson, the BBC Radio Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, Doc Severinsen, Bo Diddley, Randy Brecker, Joe Lovano, Jamie Davis, Tommy Igoe, Pacific Mambo Orchestra, and many others. In addition, he has won awards for both his playing and writing from Downbeat Magazine, ASCAP, and was the 2003 recipient of the Sammy Nestico Award. The San José Mercury News praises Dr. Lington’s playing as “revelatory...he obviously relishes the beautiful, blustery bark of his instrument...” and that he possesses a “...finely honed melodic sensibility."

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Program

Steven Bryant

Irrational Joy

Howard Hanson

Chorale and Alleluia

Aaron Lington

Open Evidence

Frank Ticheli

Shenandoah

Frank Ticheli

Acadiana

Performers

Frank Ticheli

Guest Conductor/Composer