Fall Concert Band and Key Players Concert
The USAO Concert Band and the Key Players are scheduled to present their Fall Concert Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Te Ata Auditorium.
The USAO Key Players is a unique performing ensemble, comprised primarily of keyboard synthesizer players, bass guitar, and drums. Utilizing an array of sounds the group is able to simulate anything from full orchestra to jazz ensemble. Their repertoire includes a variety of genres, from Bach to the Beatles. The USAO Key Players perform a joint concert with the Concert Band each trimester and have performed for campus events. The USAO Key Players are under the direction of Dr. Dan Hanson.
The Concert Band is the principal instrumental ensemble at USAO. This ensemble performs a variety of literature ranging from classical to contemporary. Though previous instrumental experience is expected for enrollment, no audition is required for Concert Band. The group is directed by Dr. Dan Hanson.