Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble will present its first concert of the spring semester at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in the Arkansas Hall Auditorium.
The program, entitled “American Voices,” will feature works by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Julie Giroux, Donald Grantham, and David Maslanka.
Under the direction of Dr. Steven M. Knight, the Wind Ensemble is comprised of the university’s finest wind and percussion musicians, and performs traditional and contemporary wind repertoire of the highest quality. This ensemble performs two on-campus concerts each semester, and has performed off-campus at national and state conferences as well as on public school tours in Arkansas and Texas.
Admission is free, and the concert can also be viewed via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/HSUBand. Arkansas Hall is located on campus at 1118 Henderson St.
The full program includes: Spangled Heavens by Donald Grantham; On This Bright Morning by David Maslanka; Hymn for the Innocent by Julie Giroux; Suite from Mass by Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Michael Sweeney; and Variations on a Shaker Melody by Aaron Copland.
For more information contact Knight at firstname.lastname@example.org.