Buffalo Grove High School's Concert and Symphonic Bands will present a Winter Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the school's Miller Theater. Director of Bands, Edward Jacobi, will be joined at the podium by student teacher, Pietro Pisello. Featured guest performers on the program will be 8th grade students from sender schools, who will join the high school musicians on stage for the concert's finale, Instant Concert by Harold Walters.
Other highlights will include Frank Ticheli's Rest, Robert Sheldon's River Trail Expedition and Spontaneous Combustion, George Frederick Handel's Aria, Eric Whitacre's Lux Aurumque, Gustav Holst's First Suite in E-Flat, Alfred Reed's Russian Christmas Music, and Johann Strauss' Radetzky March.
Before the concert, 8th grade families will join high school families in a dinner provided by the Buffalo Grove Instrumental Association. Dinner is by invitation only, but the concert is free and open to the community. For additional information, call the BGHS Band office at (847) 718-4159.