South Carolina Intercollegiate Honor Band

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the South Carolina Intercollegiate Honor Band, under the direction of guest clinician, Dr. Rodney Dorsey, will present a free concert at 2:00 pm in McAlister Auditorium on the campus of Furman University. Dr. Dorsey is Director of Bands at the University of Oregon School of Music.  He has a host of credentials that establish him as one of the most prominent wind band conductors in America.

The Honor Band is made up of students from 17 colleges and universities throughout South Carolina.  They will be on campus for two days to rehearse and prepare this concert.    

 The program includes:

Firefly Ryan George
No Shadow in Turning David Gillingham
Here We Rest Anthony Barfield
Sketches on a Tudor Psalm Fisher Tull
Dancefares (World Premiere) Jess Langston Turner
Commissioned by the SC Chapter of the CBDNA  
Pride of the Wolverines John Philip Sousa


Jess Turner is a prominent national composer who calls Greenville, SC his home.  The college band directors of South Carolina chose him for the commission based up his success as a composer with a regional and national profile.  

For additional concert information, please contact the Furman Band Office at (864) 294-3069.