BOC Honors Program Hosts Two Concerts

Performances are part of the School of Music Band and Orchestra Camp.

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Music presents two concerts by the Band and Orchestra Camp (BOC) Honors Program.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday (July 8): Honors Wind Ensemble Patriotic Salute Concert featuring the Lubbock West Winds Brass Band

            7 p.m. Thursday (July 9): Honors String Concert

WHERE: Honors Wind Ensemble: Museum of Texas Tech Helen Devitt Jones Sculpture Court, 3301 Fourth St.

Honors Strings Concert: Kent R. Hance Chapel, 17th Street and University Avenue

WHO: The BOC Honors Program is part of the Band and Orchestra Camp and is funded by the Helen Jones Foundation. Students come to Texas Tech for a week of learning and performances. Participants are selected to join the program by Texas Tech faculty. Decisions are based on candidates’ achievements in the Texas All-State audition process as well as their potential as a prospective Texas Tech student.

Each concert is free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the performances.

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CONTACT:  Duane Hill, associate director of bands, School of Music, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5107 or duane.hill@ttu.edu.