Lee University Wind Ensemble Performs Thursday

Friday, February 22, 2013
The Lee University Wind Ensemble
The Lee University Wind Ensemble

The Lee University Wind Ensemble will perform on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center.  Joining Conductor David Holsinger on stage that evening will be Associate Conductor Winona Holsinger and Graduate Conductor Sarah Pearson. 

Compositions will include “Slava!” by Leonard Bernstein, “Danzón No. 2” by Arturo Márquez, “Ye Banks and Braes” and “Handel in the Strand” by Percy Grainger.

An unfamiliar name to the audience will be Norwegian-born composer Ola Gjeilo. The Wind Ensemble will perform a section entitled “The Spheres” from Gjeilo’s Mass for Strings and Chorus “Sunrise.” 

Marches by John Philip Sousa, “The Thunderer” and “Liberty Bell March,” will also be included in the program. The concert will conclude with Holsinger’s original “Scootin’ on Hardrock.”

Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Lee University School of Music at 614-8240.

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