Wind Symphony Student Conductors
The Shepherd University Wind Symphony will present an evening of wind band classics led by student conductors on Thursday, November 19th at 8:00 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater of Shepherd University. The program will feature a wide range of works including "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite March" by Karl King, Frank Ticheli's "Loch Lomond," "Sure on this Shining Night" by Samuel Barber, Alfred Reed's "Armenian Dances," Edward Elgar's "Enigma Variations," "Ride" by Samuel Hazo, Robert Russell Bennett's "Suite of Old American Dances," "Three Sketches" by Clare Grundman, Francis MacBeth's "Masque," Eric Whitacre's "October" and Percy Grainger's "Australian Up Country."
Shepherd University's Department of Music has an astounding 100% placement rate for its music education majors, and programs such as this helps give invaluable experience to these future teachers. Student conductors for this performance include Leslie Bailey, Nick Corasaniti, Marie Crenwelge, Kari Edge, Jennifer Ferenz, Chris Garten, David Hersh, Kristen Hiser, Heather Nowell, and Ryan Yost.
The Wind Symphony concert is $10 for general admission; $5 for students, faculty, staff, and free to Shepherd students and Friends of Music MAC Cardholders. Admission and seating is on a first-come first-serve basis and reservations are not taken. The box office opens one hour prior to the performance. For more information call 304-876-5555 or visit www.shepherd.edu/musicweb.