April 13, 2015

SVSU Steel Band in concert Tuesday

The Saginaw Valley State University musical group Valley Steel will perform in concert Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in SVSU's Rhea Miller Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Valley Steel is a steel band, which plays steel drums and other steel percussion instruments. The band contains a student and an adult community ensemble, both under the direction of Brandon Haskett, SVSU assistant professor of music.  

The adult ensemble will perform songs including "Louie, Louie" by Richard Berry, "St. Thomas" by Sonny Rollins, and "Kokomo" by the Beach Boys. The student ensemble will perform songs including "Don't Stop Til' You Get Enough" and "Will You Be There" by Michael Jackson, and "Smooth" by Rob Thomas.

For more information on the concert, visit SVSU's Department of Music online at www.svsu.edu/music.