May 6, 2023

THE 57th ANNUAL WIU WIND ENSEMBLE PRESIDENT'S CONCERT - Dr. Mike Fansler, conductor - ftg. World Premiere performances, special guests and graduate conductors
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: This performance is free and open for general seating and will be live-streamed on the School of Music's YouTube channel and Facebook page.

PROGRAM

Mike Fansler, conductor
with
Charlie Chadwell, saxophone
Ru Huang, soprano
Hong-Da Chin, dizi /composer
James Stephenson, composer
Robin Butler, composer
Brain Drews, graduate conductor
Morgan Miller, graduate conductor
Ben Scholz, graduate conductor

Fanfare for a Joyful Occasion (1958) - William Alwyn (1905-1985)
- Brian Drews, graduate conductor

Suite No. 1 for Band (2023) - Dennis Eveland (b.1952)
I. Journey
II. Persistence
III. Celebration
- Ben Scholz, Graduate Conductor
*World Premiere Performance*

Itís time to Say Goodbye (2022) - Robin Butler (b. 2000)
*World Premiere Performance*

BRIEF PAUSE

Jasmine Flower (2023) - Traditional/ arr. Hong-Da Chin (b.1985)
- Ru Huang, soprano
- Hong-Da Chin, dizi
*World Premiere Performance*

Code of Conduct (2023) - James Stephenson (b. 1969)
- Charlie Chadwell, saxophone
*World Premiere Performance*

BRIEF PAUSE

Folksongs for Band Suite No. 2 (1984) - David Stanhope (b.1952)
I. The Jolly Sailor
III. Rufford Park Poachers
IV. Keel Row
- Morgan Miller, Graduate conductor

Elsaís Procession to the Cathedral (1846) - Richard Wagner/arr. Lucien Cailliet (1813-1883)



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

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