Symphony Band performs
(Oct. 17, 2001) - Florida Southern College presents "Music
Under the Stars" featuring the FSC Symphony Band Tuesday, Oct.
30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pipkin Bandshell on campus. Conductor Jo
Jossim leads the band through a light-hearted repertoire assisted
by colleague Brian Brink, with music by Ticheli, Anderson, Bernstein,
Gould, Reed, and Filmore.
free with open seating. In the event of rain, the performance will
be held in Branscomb Auditorium.
Jo Jossim, Ph.D., director of bands at Florida Southern College,
received her bachelor's degree in music education from the University
of South Florida in Tampa. After earning her master's in oboe performance
from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, Jossim
was appointed interim conductor of the Lamont Symphony Orchestra.
In 1991 she returned to her native Florida and earned her doctoral
degree at Florida State University. She joined the faculty of Florida
Southern College in September 1999.
Brian Brink, D.M.A., has served as an adjunct instructor and assistant
professor in the music department for a number of years. This year
he joins the regular college faculty with a specialty in brass arts.
Brink completed his master's in music at the University of North
Texas and earned his doctorate in performance/trombone from The
Florida State University in 1998. Since coming to FSC, Brink organized
the design and construction of the 12-unit music technology lab
and 13-unit piano lab on campus. He has played a significant role
in FSC's summer band camps since summer 2000, and he directs the
FSC Jazz Ensemble.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.