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Vaclav Nelhybel Centennial Concert with U. of S. Symphonic Band

Saturday, 23 November, 2019

The University of Scranton Symphonic Band with special guests TBA

Internationally renowned composer Vaclav Nelhybel was one of the most acclaimed, respected,  and prolific composers of the 20th century. After World War II he was affiliated as composer and conductor with Swiss National Radio, was lecturer at the University of Fribourg, and became the first musical director of Radio Free Europe, a post he held until immigrating to the United States in 1957. During his long career in the United States he worked as composer, conductor, teacher, and lecturer throughout the world, winning many international prizes and awards for his work. At the time of his death on March 22, 1996, he was composer in residence at The University of Scranton, which is now home to The Nelhybel Collection, which includes his published and unpublished compositions, personal papers, manuscript scores and other materials, His music is performed all over the world. The University of Scranton Symphonic Band is a 75-member ensemble comprised of members of the university community from majors and departments spanning the curriculum, none of whom are music majors, who are all brought together by their mutual love of music-making. 

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
University of Scranton Houlihan McLean Center (Mulberry St. at Jefferson), admission FREE


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