University Concert Band, Southeast Wind Symphony Performing March 10

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Feb. 24, 2011 – The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Music will present a concert featuring the Wind Symphony and the Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. March 10 in the beautiful Bedell Performance Hall on the River Campus of Southeast Missouri State University. 

The 42-member Southeast Wind Symphony is comprised of the finest woodwind, brass, and percussion players from throughout the University.  The Wind Symphony program will feature a classic march entitled “Them Basses” by G.H. Huffine, the Mass from H. Owen Reed’s “La Fiesta Mexicana,” “The Gathering of the Ranks at Hebron” by David Holsinger, “Strange Humors” by John Mackey, and “Jupiter” from Gustav Holst’s “Planets.”  The Wind Symphony is conducted by Dr. Martin Reynolds.

The Concert Band is comprised of 50 members and is conducted by Dr. Robert Conger.  Their program will feature “Pentland Hills” by Howe, “Overture in Bb” by Giovaninni, “Prelude,” “Siciliano,” and “Rondo” from the “Little Suite for Brass Band” by British composer Malcolm Arnold, “From Shire and Sea” by A.O. Davis, and the lovely “Poem” by John Tatgenhorst.

Tickets

Tickets may be purchased at the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by calling (573) 651-2265.  Tickets also may be purchased at any MetroTix outlet, online at MetroTix.com, keyword “wind” or by calling toll-free: (800) 293-5949. For more information, contact Reynolds at (573) 651-2334.