Weekend Includes Two Band Concerts

Posted on 4/24/2012 10:02:22 AM

The IUP Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, Concert Band, and Brass Ensemble will be in concert Saturday, April 28, 2012, starting at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

The Symphony Band, conducted by Jason Worzbyt, will perform the music of Vaclav Nelhybel, Percy Grainger, and Jack Stamp.

The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Jack Stamp, will perform the music of Wayne Oquin, Malcolm Arnold, David Gillingham, and Dudley Buck. Guest conductors for the concert will be graduate conducting associates Matthew Morse and Hsin-Yi Lee.

A second concert featuring the IUP Brass Ensemble and IUP Concert Band will be held on Sunday, April 29, 2012, at 3:00 p.m., also in Fisher Auditorium.

The Bass Ensembles will be conducted by Christian Dickinson with the Concert Band conducted by Stephanie Caulder and Jason Worzbyt.

Being performed are works by Ron Nelson, Eric Whitacre, Pittsburgh’s own Joseph Wilcox Jenkins, Reber Clark, and John Zdechlik.

Tickets for both concerts will be available at the door starting one hour before each performance.

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