Wind Ensemble to Feature Winner of 2019 Solo Competition

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Illinois Wesleyan University’s Wind Ensemble will hold a concert on Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall’s Westbrook Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

This ensemble of top wind and percussion students will perform a variety of pieces, and will feature music education major Lindsay Ring ’21, winner of the 2019 Wind Ensemble Solo Competition, on euphonium.

Led by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Lev Ivanov, the Wind Ensemble has been part of Illinois Wesleyan University’s School of Music since 1979. The ensemble, comprised of top wind and percussion students, has worked with Pulitzer Prize winning composers and tours regularly. In past years, the ensemble has played at the College Band Directors National Association Conference and the Illinois Music Educators Association Conference.

For additional information, please contact the School of Music at (309) 556-3061.

By Rachel McCarthy ’21