December 2, 2021

CONCERT BAND & WIND ENSEMBLE WINTER CONCERT - Dr. Matt Thomas & Dr. Mike Fansler, conductors
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: This performance will also be broadcast on the School of Music's YouTube channel and Facebook page.

PROGRAM

Sleigh Ride (1948) - Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)

Puszta: Four Gipsy Dances (1987) - Jan Van der Roost (b. 1956)
I. Andante moderato
II. Tranquillo
III. Allegro molto
IV. Marcato
featuring graduate conductors
Morgan Miller
Ben Scholz
Anneliese Land
Brian Drews

A Christmas Festival (1950) - Leroy Anderson

WIU CONCERT BAND
Dr. Matt Thomas, conductor

INTERMISSION

Three Fanfares (2003) - Julie Giroux (b. 1961)
I. An Epic Fanfare

The Promise of Living from The Tender Land (1952-56/1998) - Aaron Copland (1900-1990)/trans. Kenneth Singleton

Symphony No. 2 “Voices” (2016) - James M. Stephenson (b. 1969)
I. Prelude: “Of Passion”
II. Shouts and Murmurs
III. Of One

WIU WIND ENSEMBLE
Dr. Mike Fansler, conductor

Performances in the COFAC Recital Hall are now open for limited general audience seating, with the following guidelines:

· Audience members and participants are encouraged to be vaccinated

· Off-campus visitors are encouraged to complete the WIU self-check before arriving to campus at www.wiu.edu/selfcheck

· Face coverings must be worn by all audience members, at all times

· Ushers will collect information from attendees (name, phone and email) to assist with contact tracing, if necessary

· Audience members will be expected to maintain proper social distancing from others not in his/her group
Related Web Site: WIU School of Music
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
 Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

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