Florida Tech Hosts Three Free Fall Concerts, Nov. 15, 20 and 30

MELBOURNE, FLA. – Florida Institute of Technology will feature three musical performances Nov. 15, 20 and 30 that offer free admission.

On Nov. 15 the Florida Tech String Ensemble will perform “Around the Campfire: A Folk Music Journey” at 7 p.m. in the Hartley Room, Denius Student Center, on campus. The concert will feature American standard folk tunes along with traditional music of Ireland, Japan and Arabia.

In the Nov. 20 performance the Florida Tech Wind Ensemble will play “Stolen Masterpieces: Music for Winds by Beethoven, Liszt and Williams,” at 7 p.m. in the Gleason Performing Arts Center. Stolen Masterpieces is a collection of famous works written for other instruments and adapted or “stolen” for wind and percussion instruments. The concert will showcase music originally composed for piano and strings such as Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata,” and reinvented for Florida Tech’s wind ensemble.

The Nov. 30 performance will feature the Florida Tech Concert Choir in “Garden of Song: Feel the Glow.” This will be a high-energy performance featuring some gospel standards and choral favorites along with a few other surprises. It will be held at 7 p.m. in the Botanical Garden. Chairs and bug repellant will be available. The rain location is the Hartley Room.

For more details on these events contact Jamie Younkin at (321)674-7930 or at jyounkin@fit.edu or Eliza Healy Dopira at edopira@fit.edu.

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