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Sonoma State University music students Emily Moore (flute), Nicholas Cooper (clarinet), Christina Penrose (clarinet), and Casey Jones (bass clarinet) participated in the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Honor Band at the CBDNA Western Division conference, which took place March 10-13 at the University of Nevada at Reno campus.
The students were part of a select group of college musicians nominated by band directors from throughout the western states. The Intercollegiate Band rehearsed a set of challenging wind band repertoire, led by Dr. Thomas Duffy from Yale University.
Works performed included Canzona by Peter Menin, Cheetah by Karel Husa, Chant Funeraire by Gabriel Faure, Tumbao from Sinfonia No. 3 "Salsa" by Roberto Sierra, Dr. Duffy's own Butterflies and Bees, and the Country Band March of Charles Ives. The concert was presented Sat., March 13 as the culminating performance at the conference.