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Composer Seminar 
Friday, February 6, 1 p.m. 
Dance Studio 
Free Admission 

Zack Browning is a composer whose music has been described as “way-cool in attitude…speed-demon music” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) and “propulsive, giddy, rocking… a rush of cyclic riffs and fractured meters” (The New York Times). The Irish Times has proclaimed he is “bringing together the procedures of high musical art with the taste of popular culture.” Browning is an associate professor emeritus of music at the University of Illinois and director of the Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award 

Ensemble P4
Sunday, February 8, 2:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

Music for two pianos and percussion featuring Rose Grace and Kristie Born on piano, and Thad Anderson and Marja Kerney on percussion. The program will include Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion by Bela Bartok and newly commissioned works by Zack Browning and Bill Ryan.

Music Production Rocks!
Mid-Term Concert
Thursday, February 26, 7:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

This performance comes as a mid-semester sneak peak of a semester-long course in the contemporary performance aspects of modern rock, pop, blues and country music. The groups will perform a variety of selections that are representative of successful touring bands.

Orchestra Concert
Sunday, March 1, 2:30 p.m. 
Davidson Theater 

Enjoy an afternoon of music selected from the classics to modern repertoire. Our special guest will be Sara Tomarelli, the fabulous singer, who at age 16 is already carving out a career singing the new-romantic music of Il Divo, Andrea Bocelli and other classical-pop singers. She is not to be missed! 

Instrumental Extravaganza 
Thursday, March 12, 7:30 p.m. 
Davidson Theater 

A showcase of our instrumental music students, we will feature the 75 member symphonic band playing colorful arrangements exclusive to the concert band. Our big band will then swing into the setting with some contemporary arrangements that highlight student soloists. 


Vocal Pops Concert 
Sunday, April 12, 2:30 p.m. 
Gillespy Theater 

Come and enjoy music from the television super hit Glee! Our Vocal Pop Ensemble will recreate some of the most memorable musical moments from the show. Broadway favorites will round out a most enjoyable afternoon of great music. As special guests, the DSC Concert Choir will also perform some tunes from the modern repertoire as well.

Jazz Concert 
Thursday, April 16, 7:30 p.m. 
Davidson Theater 

If you really enjoy jazz, don’t miss this one! Our swinging big band and combo will be highlighted in an evening of high-energy contemporary jazz.

Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert 
Sunday, April 26, 2:30 p.m. 
Davidson Theater 

The Symphony Orchestra will perform various selections of 20th century orchestral music. Join us for an afternoon of orchestral “pops” music sure to delight both young and old!

Guitar Ensemble
April 28, 7:30 p.m. 
Grand Lobby 

Join our guitar ensemble as it presents an eclectic evening of selections from the pop and jazz idiom along with some light classics. Enjoy this performance in the intimate setting of the News-Journal Center’s grand lobby, with a beautiful view of the Halifax River.

Music Production Rocks! 
Friday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. 
Davidson Theater 

This performance comes as the culmination of a semester-long course in the contemporary performance aspects of modern rock, pop, blues and country music. The groups will perform a variety of selections that are representative of successful touring bands.

Symphonic Band Concert 
Thursday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. 
Davidson Theater 

The DSC Symphonic Band is honored to be among 70 ensembles from around the world invited to play a piece by a Valencian (Spain) composer during a 32-day period between April 14 and May 15, 2015. This event, called “Muestra Internacional de la Música Valenciana 2015,” will feature the fiery and passionate music of Spanish Composer Luis Serrano. The worldwide event is being sponsored by the society M. I. Academia de la Música Valenciana. 

Brass Band of Central Florida 
Saturday, May 23
Davidson Theater

The Brass Band of Central Florida, under the musical direction and baton of Chad Shoopman, features Central Florida’s finest brass and percussion musicians performing in the British brass band style with a uniquely American twist. The organization has an active performance schedule, including worldwide concerts and competitions. The concert will also present the Youth Brass Band of Central Florida, an organization created to include the talented youth of Central Florida within the Brass Band’s organization.

Patriotic Concert 
Thursday, July 2, 7:30 p.m. 
Davidson Theater 

Join our community symphonic band, choir and soloists as we celebrate the independence of our great nation. From Sousa to Gershwin, we will be playing a variety of patriotic and Broadway favorites. Please come early as we expect a full house. 

Southern Winds Ensemble 
Thursday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater 

Daytona Horn Ensemble 
Friday, July 10, 7:30 p.m. 
Grand Lobby 

Jazz Concert 
Thursday, August 6, 7:30 p.m. 
Gillespy Theater 

Plan to spend a cool evening on a hot Florida summer night with our big band and combo as we play some eclectic and creative sounds from the contemporary jazz scene.  

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Last updated: 2015-02-09T21:40:49.702Z