The SU Department of Music presented the concert, which featured the jazz ensemble playing a variety jazz repertoire, directed and conducted by Trever Famulare, assistant professor of music and director of bands.
Shippensburg University hosted the 74th Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival in the Luhrs Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Feb. 27. Founded in 1948, the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band is the oldest continually operating band of its kind in the United States.
Nearly every day of the week, ShippensburgÔÇÖs musically inclined students gather on the Luhrs Performing Arts Center stage to rehearse in a variety of ensembles. Students interested in music can choose to participate in groups including Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Pep Band and Percussion Ensemble.
Their 2021 show titled ÔÇ£Rise AboveÔÇØ aims to inspire perseverance, and encapsulate the challenges put forth by the pandemic.
Five members of the Shippensburg University Raider Marching Band will collaborate in a nationwide virtual performance with the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Intercollegiate Marching Band.