Lucas Performs as Soloist with Professional Wind Ensemble at Conference

Posted on 2/14/2019 6:08:40 PM

The IUP Music Department’s horn professor, Heidi Lucas, recently performed Music Department faculty member David Martynuik’s “Concerto for Horn and Wind Ensemble” on February 9, 2019, at the Northeast Horn Workshop, held at Hofstra University.

David Martynuik, Heidi Lucas, and Todd NicholsLucas performed with the Eastern Wind Symphony, under the direction of Todd Nichols. The group is a professional wind ensemble based in New Jersey. They presented a full-length program at the workshop.

Martynuik’s piece was premiered by the IUP Wind Ensemble in fall 2018. A rousing and exciting work, it will be performed again by Lucas and the Eastern Wind Symphony at Princeton University in June 2019.

Photo, from left: David Martynuik (composer), Heidi Lucas (horn), Todd Nichols (conductor, Eastern Wind Symphony)

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