The Planets

Wednesday, November 14
4:30-6:30 PM
College of Liberal Arts Showcase and Reception
Mark C. Smith Concert Hall Lobby and Lounge
*Please join us to for a CLA Expo featuring all of the 11 departments and 4 of the minors at UAH, including an art show featuring Student, Faculty and Alumni art. Refreshments will be served and tickets will be available for pick up during the expo.
6:45 PM
Colliding Spheres: A Pre-show Lecture by the Dean of Liberal Arts, Glenn T. Dasher
Arrive early to hear how the liberal arts have influenced scientific discovery and inspired us throughout the ages.
7:00 PM
Let the show begin!
Gala Celebration Welcome: Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare, by Richard Strauss
Performed by 50+ Brass instruments placed around the perimeter of the concert hall or in the balcony.
Conductor: Col. Timothy Holtan, US Army Field Band
Duration: 3 minutes
UAHuntsville President Bob Altenkirch
Duration: 2 minutes

To Set the Stage: A Scene from The Tempest
Duration: 15 minutes
The Feature Presentation: The Planets, by Gustav Holst
The UAH Wind Ensemble and UAH Concert Choir will perform with the Army Materiel Command Band while thrilling images from NASA's Hubble Telescope take you on a journey through the galaxy. 
Movements: I. Mars II. Venus III. Mercury IV. Jupiter V. Saturn VI. Uranus VII. Neptune
Conductors: Dr. Peter Gillies, Dr. C. David Ragsdale, and Dr. Erin Colwitz
Duration: 50 minutes
To Conclude the Evening: The Battle Hymn of the Republic, by Peter Wilhousky
Sesquicentennial Anniversary of this work.
Conductor: Col. Tim Holtan, US Army Field Band
Duration: 5 minutes