The Southeast Missouri State University Wind Symphony will present its opening concert of the 2020-2021 season on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on the Southeast River Campus.
The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Face coverings will be required, and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Due to capacity limits, patrons are encouraged to reserve their seats early.
The program will feature wind and percussion music including works by Felix Mendelssohn, Percy Grainger, Simon and Garfunkel, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Paquito D’Rivera, and an opera overture from “Don Pasquale.”
The concert will conclude with a special Halloween musical treat, arranged and performed by the flute section.
The Wind Symphony is led this year by Interim Conductor Dr. Robert M. Gifford, Southeast emeritus professor of music who spent 24 years as the University’s Director of Bands.
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 RiverCampus.org.