SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND
The community band, directed by Martin Behnke, will present its annual Holiday Prism Concert, a celebration of music, movement and light featuring sacred and secular holiday music. Local groups Magic Flutes, Rogue Valley Recorder Consort, vocal quartet Just in Time, soloist Helen Badger, Ashland Brass Quintet and accordion player Chuck Gordon will join the band.
The program will include pieces from Norman Dello Joio’s “Variants on a Medieval Tune,” excerpts from Johan de Meij’s “Polish Christmas Music,” Steve Reisteter’s “The Eighth Candle” and Gustav Holst’s “Christmas Day,” among others. Ashland Brass will play at 6:30 in the lobby. A reception with holiday music by Gordon, homemade cookies and cider will follow the concert. The show is sponsored by the Jackson County Cultural Coalition.
Showtime is at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale Ave. Admission is $5, $10 for family, and is available at the door. Call 541-708-0365 for information.