School of Music to Present Wind Ensemble Concert
Feb. 13, 2015
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan University’s Wind Ensemble will perform a concert
Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Presser Hall’s Westbrook Auditorium. Visiting Assistant Professor
of Music Lev Ivanov will conduct the concert.
The program includes Serenade, Op. 7 by Richard Strauss, Canzona Prima a 5 by Giovanni Gabrieli, Old Wine in New Bottles by Gordon Jacob, Divertimento by Vincent Persichetti, Be Thou My Vision arranged by contemporary American composer David Gillingham, and Canzona by Peter Mennin.
Founded in 1980 by Professor Emeritus Steven W. Eggleston, the Wind Ensemble is an
auditioned group of wind and percussion students. The ensemble specializes in performing
contemporary pieces and has worked with world-renowned composers. As well as playing
concerts on campus during the academic year, the Wind Ensemble also participates in
national music conferences and frequently tours throughout the Midwest.