Band concert to share music from Norway and Great Britain 

Linfield Concert BandThe Linfield College Concert Band will feature the music of northern Europe in their annual fall concert. 

The Concert Band will present “Sounds of Norway and Great Britain” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. 

Under the direction of Joan Haaland Paddock, professor of music, the band will perform a variety of works by composers from these countries, including “Holmenkollen March” by Allan Johanson and “Lyric Suite” by Gerald Finzi.  

The Linfield Concert Band is comprised of 37 members who play woodwinds, brass and percussion. Performers include music majors and minors and non-majors from several states, as well as community members.  

Paddock, at Linfield since 1994, is the first woman to receive a doctorate in trumpet performance from Indiana University. Paddock received the Emmy Award from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to Norway, and studied at the Norwegian State Academy of Music. She is a trumpeter with Halcyon Trio Oregon, a Bach Trumpet Clinician for the Selmer Music Corporation and an “on call” trumpeter with the Oregon Symphony and Portland Opera. 

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts