Make sure to submit your Concert Credit by Friday! For those of you who still need to fulfill your fall semester concert credit but won’t make it to an event this week, here is an alternative assignment:
Assignment: John Mackey’s “Wine-Dark Sea”
1. Read about the composer here: http://www.ostimusic.com/Bio.php
2. Read about the piece “Wine-Dark Sea" here: http://www.ostimusic.com/WineDarkSea.php
3. Watch the entire video of a performance of “Wine-Dark Sea"” conducted by Kevin Sedatole and performed by Michigan State University Wind Symphony (34 minutes long): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoP4OyfUlbE
5. Type a one page, double-spaced, 12-point font (Times New Roman). The only heading should be your name. In your own words, describe the performance of this programmatic work. Reference specific parts of the performance and how they connect to the story of presented on the website above. Using Google Docs is preferred.
6. Submit your Concert Credit and upload the paper as verification. Choose the ‘I watched an online video…” option. Add the link to the video and upload your paper: https://www.becorchestras.org/concertcredit
You have until the end of the day on Friday. This must be in your own words. Any plagiarism or copying someone else’s paper will result in a zero for your Concert Credit grade.