Itawamba Community College’s Concert Bands will perform at 6:30 p.m. on April 9 at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton campus.

The concert band’s program includes “Joy” by Frank Ticheli, “Spania” by David Shaffer, “Meeting at Tryon Palace” by Richard L. Saucedo and “Concerto Gross” arranged by James D. Ployhar. Selections for the Wind Ensemble are “Festival Sinfonia” by Roland Barrett, “Shenandoah – A Sea Fantasy” by Claude Smith, “Sevens” by Samuel R. Hazo, “By the Grindstone” by Ryan Todd; and “Fairest of the Fair” by John P. Sousa. The Symphonic Band will perform “An American Fanfare” by Rick Kirby, “In a Quiet Place” by Bill Calhoun and “Relativo” by Robert W. Smith.

The symphonic band includes Kaia McMillian and Alyssa Holloway, of Aberdeen; Maggie Head, Carlita Griffin, T.J. McIntosh and Jesus Esquivel, all of Amory; Valerie Palmer of Greenwood Springs; and Lareina Brown of Smithville.

Members of the Wind Ensemble are Olivia Grace Ausbon, Allison Esquivel, Staci Fox and Max Smaglick, all of Amory; Erica Carrisoza and Beau Payne, both of Nettleton;

The concert band includes Akela McNairy of Aberdeen; Megan Gaskin, Kai’Lyn High, Valerie Tickle, Jasmine Conner, Abigail Langley, Deon Blanchard and Jaymes Harris, all of Amory; Becky Blanton, Patrick Flannery and Christian Colburn, all of Hamilton; and Megan Raley, Kanijah Givhan and Jahsius Fields, all of Nettleton.

Directors are Brian Cheesman of Saltillo and Christy Colburn of Amory.

The event is free and open to the public.

Itawamba Community College’s CenterStage will present its spring show at 6:30 p.m. on April 11 in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton campus.

The show entitled Come Sail Away features music with sailing, water and beach themes, including “Cake by the Ocean,” “Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride” and “We Know the Way” from Walt Disney’s Moana.

Members of the crew include Dalton Hall and Jake Watson, both of Amory; Becky Blanton, Jordan West and John Buchman, all of Hamilton; and Kemarcius Nunn of Smithville.

Directors are Kyle Davis of Fulton and Christy Colburn of Amory.

CenterStage is ICC’s pop show group composed of vocalists/dancers, band members and crew.

Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets, which are $5, will be sold at the door. The proceeds from concessions and admission will be used for travel for CenterStage’s performance in the Ivanhoe Theater on board the Carnival ship, Valor, in May.

For more information, call (662) 862-8302 or email

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