Symphonic Winds and Jazz Lab Ensemble to Perform

March 28, 2014 

WHAT: The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music’s Symphonic Winds and Jazz Lab Ensemble will perform in concert

WHERE: Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall on Illinois Wesleyan University’s campus

WHEN: Thursday, April 3 at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public

WHY: The Symphonic Winds, an ensemble of approximately 50 students, presents three to four concert band performances throughout the academic year. The Jazz Lab Ensemble, featuring music and non-music majors, performs many styles of jazz with their main focus being jazz classics.

DETAILS: The Symphonic Winds, conducted by Roger Garrett, assistant professor of music, will perform: March for Brasses by Edwin Franko Goldman, An American Elegy by Frank Ticheli, Sea Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Second Suite for Military Band in F Major by Gustav Holst.

The Jazz Lab Ensemble, directed by Timothy Pitchford, assistant professor of music, will play: Teddy The Toad composed by Neal Hefti, Samba de Haps composed by Mark Taylor, Thaditude composed by Steve Wiest, I’ve Got A Crush On You composed by George and Ira Gershwin and arranged by Dave Barduhn, and Paranoid Android composed by Radiohead, arranged by Ken Schaphorst and featuring Joseph Plazak, assistant professor of music, on guitar.

CONTACT: School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.

             Contact: Danielle Kamp ‘15 (309) 556-3181,