Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to Perform Concert

September 17, 2008

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan University Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble will hold a concert at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (110 E. Mulberry St., Bloomington) on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.  The concert is free and open to the public.

The Symphonic Winds, under the direction of Roger Garrett, will perform the fanfare to La Peri by Paul Dukas, An Original Suite by Gordon Jacob, Variations on a Korean Folk Song by John Barnes Chance and Emblem of Unity March by J.J. Richards.

David Morrison will conduct the Wind Ensemble as they play the Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, Geometric Dances by Roger Cichy, The Florentiner by Julius Fucik and Symphony no. 6 by Vincent Persichetti.

For additional information on the concert, Wind Ensemble or Symphonic Winds, contact the IWU School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.

Contact: Nicole Travis ’11, (309) 556-3181