IPFW Department of Music: Wind Ensembles Concerts

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 9, 2014 at 7:30 PM

December 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Location: IPFW Auer Performance Hall, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.

Phone: 260-481-6555

Link: http://www.ipfw.edu/music/

Event Description

September 29, 2014 Updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:58 AM EST

Thursday, Oct. 9 7:30 p.m.
The Symphonic Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the DeKalb High School Advanced Band will showcase works including the monumental composition for band, Aaron Copland’s Emblems, which is also celebrating its 50th anniversary. Featured works will include Percy Grainger’s famous Colonial Song and up-and-coming composer Michael Markowski’s exuberant Turkey in the Straw. In highlighting the department’s partnership with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Principal Clarinetist Campbell MacDonald will join the Symphonic Wind Ensemble in Scott McAllister’s rousing Black Dog (Rhapsody for Clarinet and Band).
Daniel Tembras, conductor

Thursday, Dec. 4 7:30 p.m.
The concert will celebrate IPFW Symphonic Wind Ensemble’s 1977 tour of Mexico with a performance of H. Owen Reed’s most famous work for band, La Fiesta Mexicana, along with a multi-sensory rendition of Carlos Chávez’s Xochipilli (An Imagined Aztec Music). Other works include those by Gustav Holst, John Mackey, and Joseph Schwantner’s haunting masterpiece From A Dark Millennium.
Daniel Tembras, conductor

Admission for IPFW Students With ID Is Free
$7 Adults, $6 Seniors (60 and Older), $4 Non-IPFW Students
Children Ages 10 and Younger Are Free

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