Wind Ensemble to perform at Lander

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Wind Ensemble to perform at Lander on March 2

 

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The community is invited to a free concert featuring Lander’s Wind Ensemble on Thursday, March 2, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Musicians will perform selections by American composers Alfred Reed, Clifton Williams and John Philip Sousa; Australian-born composer Percy Grainger; Czech composer Julius Fucik; German composer Richard Wagner; and Russian composer Alexander Scriabin.

 

The program includes:

·         Queenston Overture by Alfred Reed 

·         Solemn Fugue by Clifton Williams 

·         El Capitan by John Philip Sousa 

·         Florentiner by Julius Fucik, arr. by Lake 

·         Invocation of Alberich by Richard Wagner, arr. by Cailliet 

·         Nocturne by Alexander Scriabin, arr. by Alfred Reed 

The concert concludes with the spotlight on trumpet player Brandon Hooven, a senior music major at the university, performing in Lincolnshire Posy, by Percy Grainger. The six-movement work is based on English folk song melodies. The program is FALS-approved for Lander students

The community is invited to a free concert featuring Lander’s Wind Ensemble on March 2, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Abney Cultural Center Auditorium at Lander University.

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