Keith Brion's Sousa Children's Concerts
May be booked in conduction with regular pops performances

These special one hour children's programs are divided into three distinct segments, each with its own objectives.

Part A DEMONSTRATION, "WHAT IS A MARCH?"
Provides guideposts for concert listening. Illustration of a musical form (the march), counterpoint, rhythm, orchestration and combinations of the above. Keith Brion appears as himself. 15 min.
Part B POWER POINT TALK ON SOUSA, HIS BAND AND HIS ERA
The man, his band and historic perspective of his era. Blackout. 15"
Part C MINIATURE SOUSA CONCERT
Conductor dons Sousa costume to lead orchestra. Students experience and reinforce all points made in segments (a) and (b). Students experience and enjoy a symphonic concert of reasonable length without need for further verbal explanation. Includes light classics, solos and marches. 20 minutes.

STAGE REQUIREMENTS
Power Point projection and screen. Blackout potential.
Setting at corner of stage with chair, table and lamp for Power Point talk.
Wireless microphone
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS
Teacher's outline
Video tapes and recordings
REHEARSAL REQUIREMENTS
None. All materials are taken from the regular pops program.
KEITH BRION
Mr. Brion in addition to his professional career, has extensive experience in music education and was formerly music supervisor of the Caldwell-West Caldwell NJ schools.

KEITH BRION conducting
THE COLORADO SYMPHONY-CHILDREN'S PROGRAM

Tuesday, November 9, 2004, Boettcher Concert Hall 9:50 and 11:15AM
OPENING MARCH Semper Fidelis SOUSA
DEMONSTRATION MARCH Kansas Wildcats SOUSA
POWER POINT TALK (Orchestra tacet in blackout)
MINI CONCERT:
1. OVERTURERusslan and LudmillaGLINKA
encoreLiberty BellSOUSA
2. TROMBONE TRIOHam TromboneFILLMORE
(trombones play in section)
3. HUMORESQUEVariations on Kern's "Look for the Silver Lining"SOUSA
encoreU.S. Field ArtillerySOUSA
4. FINALEThe Stars and Stripes ForeverSOUSA


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