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Concert Report: 1 I attended the College Campus Community Band in the Picotte Recital Hall at the Massery Center for the Arts at the College of Saint Rose on December 7, 2010 at 7:30 P.M. The concert hall was just about filled up with a rather enthusiastic crowd on hand. The audience consisted of older people ranging from the ages of 30 to around 70. Everyone who was in attendance was casually dressed in nicer street clothes. The overall feel was really relaxed and everyone seemed like they were enjoying themselves as the night was beginning. The performers were all dressed in black shirts and pants and were very relaxed despite having a performance. The performers were on stage practicing before the performance began and when they were finished they came down to see everyone in the crowd mostly parents and relatives. The concert hadn’t even began yet but you could tell it was going to be a fun night overall for everyone in attendance. The music I enjoyed the most was a piece by Antonin Dvorak called Largo from the fifth new world symphony. This was a classical piece because it was created around the late 1800’s. I really enjoyed this piece of music because it was one of four movements and it was really relaxing to me. When I was listening to it, I felt really happy and I was into the piece and it really caught my attention. The band was medium sized and the mood was to me felt exciting. The band really played it with a sense of happiness. I was really happy when I was listening to it and I know most people in attendance were because their full attention was on the band throughout the piece. This piece was a sonata and it put some images in my head from back when I played hockey because it made me feel powerful and brought back a lot of great memories from when I played. The smooth slow style really made you feel great and relaxed and it was just a great piece...

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