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Amarillo Symphony Close Encounters

April 24, 2015 // Friday@ 7:00 PM

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
FRI, APRIL 24TH 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM & SAT, APRIL 25TH 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Conductor | Jacomo Rafael Bairos
Guest Artist | Don Le Fevre, saxophone

Adams | The Chairman Dances - Foxtrot for Orchestra
Williams | Escapades from "Catch Me If You Can"
Williams | Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Gershwin | An American In Paris
Ravel | Bolero

The Season Finale is filled with musical favorites you've probably had a "close encounter" with in the Movies! From science fiction to a Gershwin classic to what many Baby Boomers will remember from the Movie "Ten", this is the concert for Date Night!

DON LAFEVRE currently serves as Director of Bands, Associate Professor of Music, and Professor of Saxophone at West Texas A&M University where he received his undergraduate and Masters degrees in music. He studied saxophone with world-renowned professor of saxophone, Donald Sinta at The University of Michigan. Under LeFevre's direction, the WTAMU Symphonic Band has been invited to numerous appearances at the Texas Music Educators' Association Annual Convention in San Antonio. LeFevre is an active conductor, guest clinician, and performer and has performed as principal saxophone for The Amarillo Symphony for 24 years.

DON'T MISS THIS MAGICAL MOVIE TOUR OF MUSIC IN OUR SEASON FINALE!


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