The 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:
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.