POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College Symphonic Band presented its 2013 Spring Concert on April 8 in Bender Cafeteria in Crosby Hall.
With the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Performing Arts nearing completion, the concert marked the last the band will play in the cafeteria.
The program included “A Hymn Tune Rhapsody” by Jerry Brubaker, “Brighton Beach” by William Latham, “Danny Boy” by Samuel Hazo, “And in the End, It was Earth” by Roland Barrett, “Selections from West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein and “Shenandoah’s Simple Gifts” by Larry Clarke.
Dr. Kyle Hill, director of bands, recognized the students who were selected by auditon for the 2013 Community College All-State Band – Kelcey Whitfield of Carriere, Kimberly Arnold of D’Iberville, Danielle Rogers and Taylor Trigg, both of Petal; Kristy Noble of Gulfport, Adam Mixon of Sumrall, Allen Grace of Hattiesburg, Brandon Hutchison of Picayune, Chris Fletcher of Columbia and Eusebio Medina of Oak Grove.
Michael Bass is assistant band director.
Ramsey Hunt , back row from left, and John Fisher, both of Poplarville and Jaylene Funches of Columbia
and, front row from left, Matt Walters of Hattiesburg and Jesse Bourgeois of Bay St. Louis play percussion
instruments during the Spring Concert. (PRCC Public Relations photo)
Taylor Trigg of Petal, left, plays bass clarinet and Brandon Edenfield of Diamondhead contra bass clarinet
during the Pearl River Community College Symphonic Band Spring Concert on April 8. Behind them is tenor
saxophone player Eusebio Medina of Oak Grove. (PRCC Public Relations photo)