Southeast Wind Symphony Presenting Concert Oct. 6

by News Bureau on Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 22, 2011 — The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Music is pleased to announce the first program featuring the Wind Symphony for the 2011-2012 season Oct. 6 at Southeast’s River Campus. 

The program, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall.

A variety of music encompassing various eras of music will be presented.  The program will consist of the Selections from “The Danserye” by Renaissance composer Tielman Susato, “Morning Alleluias for the Winter Solstice” by renowned composer Ron Nelson, the tone poem “La Procession Du Rocio” by Spanish composer Joaquin Turina, “Seal Lullaby” by noted American composer Eric Whitacre, and the “March to the Scaffold” from Hector Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique.”  

The Southeast Wind Symphony is comprised of the finest woodwind, brass and percussion performers from throughout the University. Dr. Martin Reynolds conducts the Wind Symphony. The Wind Symphony was recently selected to be a featured collegiate ensemble for the 2012 meeting of the Missouri Music Educators Association.  The ensemble will perform for the conference at the Tan-Tar-a Resort in Osage Beach, Mo., on Jan. 27.  

Tickets are on Sale Now.

Tickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., by calling (573) 651-2265 or online at rivercampusevents.com.