February 22, 2020

ANNUAL WIU SHOWCASE OF BANDS - Honor Band, Robert Meunier, guest conductor & Concert Band, Matt Thomas, conductor
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall

Description:
SHOWCASE OF BANDS FINAL CONCERT
WIU CONCERT BAND - Matt Thomas, conductor
SHOWCASE HONOR BAND - Robert Meunier, conductor

PROGRAM

WIU CONCERT BAND - Matt Thomas, conductor

Incidental Suite (1966) - Claude T. Smith (1932-1987)
Tarantella
Nocturne
Rondo

Sleep (2000) - Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
- Robert Meunier, guest conductor

Strange Humors (2006) - John Mackey (b. 1973)
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SHOWCASE HONOR BAND - Robert Meunier, conductor

Flourish for Wind Band (1939) - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Amazing Grace (1994) - Frank Ticheli (b, 1958)

Beowulf - An Heroic Trilogy, opus 71 (1984) - W. Francis McBeth (1933-2012)
I. Heorat - The Great Hall
II. Grendel - The Scion of Cain
III. Beowulf - A Feast of Life

Pas Redoublť (1890/1972) - Camille Saint-SaŽns (1835-1921)/trans. Arthur Frackenpohl


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

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail info@wiu.edu
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