Southeast Wind Symphony to Perform First Concert of the Year Oct. 21

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 1, 2004 — The Southeast Wind Symphony, under the direction of Barry Bernhardt, director of University Bands, will present its first concert of the fall semester Oct. 21 in Academic Auditorium.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Academic Auditorium and the public is welcome to attend. Bernhardt will present a lecture on the concert literature prior to the concert at 7:30 p.m. in Academic Auditorium. 

For the first portion of this concert, Bernhardt and the Wind Symphony have chosen to perform “Ride” by Samuel Hazo, “Danny Boy” by Percy Grainger (in memory of Dr. Daniel Dunavan), and “Liturgical Dances” by David Holsinger. After a short intermission, the Symphony will perform “Scotch Strathespey and Reel,” also by Percy Grainger, two pieces by Ingolf Dahl, and an inspiring piece by J. P. Sousa, “Easter Monday on the Whitehouse Lawn.”

Tickets are available through the Performing Arts Box Office and are $7 for the general public. Students and senior citizens may receive discounted tickets in advance only; all tickets will be $7 the night of the concert.