UND University Band and Northern Plains Brass present ‘Sounds of the Season’ concert Dec. 2

The concert will feature the ensembles performing unique renditions of holiday favorites

The Northern Plains Brass, a regional brass quintet featuring Dave Christianson, Cory Driscoll, Tyler York, Nick Hagen, and Mark Lentz, will include arrangements of The Christmas Song, Go Tell It On The Mountain, Christmas Time is Here, and Let it Snow! as part of the program. UND archival photo.

The UND University Band and the Northern Plains Brass will present “Sounds of the Season! A Holiday Concert” on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in the UND Memorial Union Ballroom. It is free and open to the public. In addition, the concert will be livestreamed on the UND Music website.

The concert will feature the ensembles performing unique renditions of holiday favorites. The Northern Plains Brass, a regional brass quintet featuring Dave Christianson, Cory Driscoll, Tyler York, Nick Hagen, and Mark Lentz, will include arrangements of The Christmas Song, Go Tell It On The Mountain, Christmas Time is Here, and Let it Snow! as part of the program.

James Popejoy will conduct the University Band performing Snow Day Celebration!, Ode to Greensleeves, and Alfred Reed’s classic setting of Russian Christmas Music. Undergraduate conductor Zachary Fischer will lead the band in Sparkling Lights by Matt Conway, while graduate conductor Juanita Caballero will present a beautiful arrangement by Randall Standridge, On a Catalonian Carol. The two ensembles will combine to close the program with performances of A Jazzy Christmas, and Leroy Anderson’s classic Sleigh Ride.

For more information about this performance, please contact UND Bands at 701.777.2815.

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