Southeast Wind Symphony, Jackson High School Wind Symphony to Perform Concert Dec. 1

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 14, 2005 — The Southeast Missouri State University Wind Symphony and the Jackson High School Wind Symphony will join forces to present a very special concert at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 in Academic Auditorium.

Jackson High School Wind Symphony’s portion of the program will include music that they also will perform at the Missouri Music Educator’s Association Conference in January.  The Jackson High Wind Symphony is under the direction of Southeast Bands alumnus Scott Vangilder.  The other three members of the band faculty are also Southeast Bands alumni:  Tom Broussard, Paul Fliege and Chris Crawford.  The Southeast Wind Symphony is pleased to share this concert with one of the “premier” high school band programs in Missouri.

The Southeast Wind Symphony, under the direction of Barry Bernhardt, director of bands at Southeast, will select their program from “Fire” by Gary Gilroy, “Salvation is Created” by Tschnekoff, “An Outdoor Overture” by Aaron Copland, and the March from the “Symphonic Metamorphosis” by Paul Hindemith.

Regional music lovers do not want to miss this unique collaborative effort between two of the premier wind ensembles in the area, featuring some of the best young talent in Southeast Missouri.  Tickets are available now through the Performing Arts Box Office, located in the lobby of the Rose Theatre, and also may be ordered by calling (573) 651-2265.  Senior and student discounts are available in advance only, so get your tickets early for this very special concert.