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Wind Ensemble to Perform on March 2

wind ensemble graphicThe community is invited to a free concert featuring Lander's Wind Ensemble on Thursday, March 2, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Musicians will perform selections by American composers Alfred Reed, Clifton Williams and John Philip Sousa; Australian-born composer Percy Grainger; Czech composer Julius Fucik; German composer Richard Wagner; and Russian composer Alexander Scriabin.

The program includes:

  • Queenston Overture by Alfred Reed
  • Solemn Fugue by Clifton Williams
  • El Capitan by John Philip Sousa
  • Florentiner by Julius Fucik, arr. by Lake
  • Invocation of Alberich by Richard Wagner, arr. by Cailliet
  • Nocturne by Alexander Scriabin, arr. by Alfred Reed

The concert concludes with the spotlight on trumpet player Brandon Hooven, a senior music major at the university, performing in Lincolnshire Posy, by Percy Grainger. The six-movement work is based on English folk song melodies. The program is FALS-approved for Lander students.