Wind Ensemble Concert
Sept. 24, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan University's Wind Ensemble will perform a concert
on Friday Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bloomington Center for Performing Arts (600
N. East St., Bloomington).
The event is free and open to the public.
The concert will be conducted by Steven W. Eggleston director and conductor for the
Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra and the IWU Wind Ensemble, who is currently professor
of music and chair of the Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion Department at Illinois Wesleyan
Eggleston founded the Wind Ensemble during his first year at IWU in 1979 and has conducted
it since its inception. Born in Royal Oak, Mich., Eggleston received his bachelor
of music education degree from Butler University and his master of music degree in
conducting from the University of Michigan.
The concert will feature pieces such as Gavorkna Fanfare by Jack Stamp, Bagatelles for Band by Vincent Persichetti, La Fiesta Mexicana by H. Owen Reed, Variations on America by Charles Ives, Symphonic Dance No. 3 by Clifton Williams and Amazing Grace.
For additional information, contact the School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.
Contact: Mallika Kavadi '15 (309) 556-3181 firstname.lastname@example.org