The Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds will continue their 2021-22 concert season on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall, 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro.
Symphonic Winds is conducted by Dr. Sarah Labovitz, associate director of bands and coordinator of music education in the Department of Music.
Their portion of the concert will begin with “Second Suite in F for Military Band” by Gustav Holst and continue with “Letter from Sado” by Australian composer Jodie Blackshaw.
Graduate conductor Alyssa Perry will lead the ensemble in “The Pride of the Wolverines” by John Philip Sousa. The Symphonic Winds will close with “Reckoning” by Michael Markowski.
The Wind Ensemble is led by Dr. Timothy Oliver, director of bands and coordinator of wind and percussion studies in the Department of Music.
The Wind Ensemble will begin with a work by Steven Bryant titled “Ecstatic Fanfare,” followed by “and the mountains rising nowhere” by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner. Graduate conductor Tyler Worsham will then conduct “Primavera” by Satoshi Yagisawa.
The concert will close with Sergei Prokofiev’s “March, Op. 99,” arranged for wind ensemble by Paul Yoder, edited by William Berz.
Admission is free. For more details about this concert or any other A-State music event, one may contact the Department of Music at (870) 972-2094.