Thursday, April 25, 2024

Tag: 2005

A harmony of symphonies

YOU MAY think that marching bands are merely for town fiestas, but Serenata: the UST Band Festival at the Philamlife Auditorium and Plaza Rajah Sulayman last Sept. 5-10 showed that symphonic bands could be a strong stage presence.

Fifteen local symphonic bands from different schools, municipalities, and even the army, as well as an international band from Taiwan showed off their musical prowess in the six-day festival which brought unity to a diverse, multi-faceted world of tubas and flutes.