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Music of the Americas

  • AISD Performing Arts Center 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd Austin, TX 78723 (map)

The Austin Symphonic Band celebrates the rich and abundant heritage of music from throughout the Americas, performing music from our own USA as well as indigenous music filled with the ethnic vitality of Central and South American cultures. Special guest artist and oboe soloist Kelley Tracz will highlight the program.



  • The Star-Spangled Banner - Jack Stamp

  • O'er the Land of the Free - Johnnie Vinson

  • Early Light - Carolyn Bremer

  • Martha - Fantasy for Oboe and Concert Band - T. Lalliet, tr. Kevin Kastens

    • Guest Artist Kelley Tracz, Oboe

  • Dancing On Water - Frank Ticheli

  • The Ringmaster's March - John Mackey

  • Don Ricardo - Gabriel Musella, Percussion Rick Rodriguez

    • Bill Haehnel, Assistant Conductor


  • Seis Manuel - Shelley Hanson

  • Volver A La Montaña - Shelley Hanson

  • La Bamba De Vera Cruz - Terig Tucci, tr Donald Hunsberger

  • Frank Tracz, Guest Conductor

  • El Camino Real - Alfred Reed

  • Carnaval In São Paulo - James Barnes

Click here to download a PDF of the concert program.

Earlier Event: February 7
Musical Portraits
Later Event: May 8
Mother's Day at the Capitol