The OU Brass Band welcomes back alumnus and tuba player, Nicholas Adragna
in a performance of Martin Ellerby’s Concerto for Tuba and Brass Band
. Upon graduation from Oakland University, Mr. Adragna went on to complete his graduate studies at the University of New Mexico and now performs throughout the United States in the Copperstreet Brass Quintet. This past year he appeared on National Public Radio with Garrison Keller on A Prairie Home Companion
. The band will also perform Ottorino Respighi’s descriptive tone poem Church Windows
in a new transcription by Rodney Newton. Kenneth Kroesche, conductor.