Wind Ensemble Spring Concert
The Oklahoma State University Wind Ensemble will present their final concert of the spring semester Thursday April 11, 2013 in the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts at 8 pm. Dr. Joseph Missal is conductor for the group.
The ensemble is composed of the finest undergraduate and graduate wind and percussion performers at the university. This concert is a preview of the music the OSU Wind Ensemble will perform at the Japan Band Clinic in May. The ensemble will appear by juried invitation as the featured international band in Hamamatsu City.
Repertoire will include Festive Overture , opus 96 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Passacaglia and Fugue in c minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, The Gum-Suckers March by Percy Grainger, and Concerto for Soprano Saxophone by John Mackey. Dr. Jeff Loeffert will appear as saxophone soloist.
Also on the program will be Passage by Scott Lindroth, Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral by Richard Wagner, Arrival Platform Humlet by Percy Grainger, and the Finale from Steven Bryant 's Concerto for Wind Ensemble. The group will also premier Peace and Light Rising by Oklahoma City University Composer Edward Knight. Douglas Henderson and Benjamin Lorenzo will serve as guest conductors.
Admission to the concert is $8 adults/$6 for students and senior citizens. All proceeds benefit the OSU Department of Music.
Seretean Center for the Performing Arts
Oklahoma State University, 107 U A T, Stillwater, OK 74078-0001, USA