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4/18: TCNJ Concert Band Presents: Scrape, Bang and Blow!

Join TCNJ Concert Band under the direction of Rosalind Erwin as they perform works by Gillingham, Spear, Hazo and others in “Scrape, Bang and Blow!” Presented in collaboration with Nathan Erwin, Smithsonian Institution entomologist who was a featured guest on the David Letterman Show, the program will connect sounds of the insect world with those created by acoustic musical instruments. Featured are Solo Competition winner flutist Chelsea Cortese, and Independent Study conductors Jamison Fox and Valentine Kuntz.

The performance will be held in the Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall (Music Building) on Thursday, April 18th at 8:00pm. This event is ticketed. For ticket information, please visit In addition, this concert is held in conjunction with the Friday, April 19th Brown Bag Series lecture “The Music of Insects” presented by Professor Rosalind Erwin and Mr. Nathan Erwin. Please also join us for this special presentation at 11:30am-12:20pm in the Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall (Music Building), which is free and open to the public.