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Steel Band featured in symphony concerts
The Miami University Steel Band, directed by Chris Tanner, is among guest artists performing for Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra "Home for the Holidays" concerts.
Eight students and Tanner will play Dec. 20, 22 and 23. It’s the fifth year the group has been invited to participate, said Tanner. "The performances are a great opportunity for our students to interact with the high-caliber symphony musicians," he said. "We also get a behind-the-scenes look at a professional production."
Concerts are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, 11 a.m. and 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22 and 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23. All performances are at the Taft Theatre, located at 5th and Sycamore streets in downtown Cincinnati. Ticket prices range from $23-$33 for adults and $10 for children aged 12 and under. For ticket information, call the CSO sales office, (513) 381-3300.
The Steel Band regularly performs on and off campus and released a compact disc titled "Burnin’" this year.
Date Published: 12/13/2001