The St. Olaf Band, dubbed “one of America’s preeminent bands” by The New Yorker, will perform at Spring Lake Park High School as part of its 2013 national tour. The concert will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26th, 3 p.m. at the Spring Lake Park High School Auditorium. The concert is free for all students, $10 for adults and seniors and group rates (10+) are available. Tickets are available on the night of the concert and in advance at stolaftickets.com or by calling 1-800-363-5487.
The St. Olaf Band’s national tour will feature a repertoire that includes two original works. One is from a recent St. Olaf graduate named Jonathan Bartz titled “The Valley of the Dry Bones” and another from the maestro himself, Dr. Tim Mahr, titled “Imagine, If You Will”. Other works include the second movement of Maslanka’s Symphony No. 5, “Savannah River Holiday” by Ron Nelson, Sinfonietta by Leos Janácek, Adoramus te, Chiste by Quirino Gasparini.