In celebration of the ninety-fourth season of bands at Lenoir-Rhyne University, the Wind Symphony will present its fall concert on Thursday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. in P.E. Monroe Auditorium.
The concert is free and open to the public.
The program will consist of John Williams’s Liberty Fanfare (which was commissioned for the 100th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty), Giuseppe Verdi’s The Sicilian Vespers Overture, Larry Daehn’s With Quiet Courage, Brian Balmages’s Fusion, Timothy Broege’s Sinfonia V, Jan Van der Roost’s Mercury March, Johannes Hanssen’s widely-programmed Valdres, and James Barnes’s delightful medley of songs from The Wizard of Oz.
Sharing the podium with Director of Bands, Daniel Kiser, will be Associate Director of Bands and Director of the Marching Band, Neil Underwood and Assistant Director of Bands and Director of the Jazz Ensemble, Christopher Nigrelli.
The seventy-two member Wind Symphony is comprised of LR students, community musicians from the Unifour area, and two exceptional high school students from Catawba County.