Wind Ensemble to Perform During Homecoming
Oct. 2, 2017
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Illinois Wesleyan’s Wind Ensemble will present their first concert of the year on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall’s Westbrook Auditorium, during the University's Homecoming activities.
Conducted by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Lev Ivanov, the program will include Mark Camphouse’s Watchman, Tell Us of the Night, Vincent Persichetti’s Symphony for Band, Pavel Tchesnokoff’s Salvation is Created, and David Gillingham’s Apocalyptic Dreams.
Recent winners of The American Prize in Band Performance 2016-17, the Wind Ensemble is comprised of the top wind and percussion students at Illinois Wesleyan. The group performs the finest wind band literature and has had the opportunity to work with Pulitzer Prize winners and world-renowned composers. The group also tours regularly and has appeared at performances for the College Band Directors National Association Conference and the Illinois Music Educators Association Conference.
The concert is free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact the School of Music at (309) 556-3061.
By Vi Kakares '20