February 21, 2020

ANNUAL WIU SHOWCASE OF BANDS - Wind Ensemble Concert - Dr. Mike Fansler, conductor
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: Watch it LIVE! WIU School of Music YouTube channel & Facebook LIVE


Mike Fansler, conductor
Michael Haithcock, guest conductor
James Stephenson, guest conductor/composer

Opening remarks -
Dr. Buzz Hoon; Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication

Wildcat Run (2019) - James M. Stephenson (b. 1969)
James M. Stephenson, guest conductor

Irish Tune from County Derry (1918) - Percy Grainger (1882 – 1961)

Shepherd’s Hey (1918) - Percy Grainger
Michael Haithcock, guest conductor

The Wings of Eternity – Fleming’s Left Hand Rule (2015) - Satoshi Yagisawa (b. 1975)

Symphony No. 2, “Voices” (2016) - James M. Stephenson
I. Prelude: “of Passion”
II. Shouts and Murmurs
III. of One

Closing remarks -
Anneliese Land; Coordinator of Recruiting,
WIU School of Music

The Showcase of Bands at Western Illinois University gives talented high school musicians the opportunity to participate and learn from nationally recognized wind band conductors and Western's own applied and conducting faculty. Band directors are encouraged to attend and observe the sessions under the direction of our guest conductors and the WIU School of Music faculty.

Robert Meunier
Michael Haithcock
James Stephenson

Carl Sandburg High School Wind Symphony - Stewart Bailey & Brian Hillhouse, Directors

United Township High School Wind Symphony - Mike Wawrzynski, Director

South East Polk High School Wind Ensemble - Jacquelyn Meunier, Director

Related Web Site: SHOWCASE OF BANDS 2020
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
 Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

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