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Monday, February 18, 2008

Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds groups to perform

The Pittsburg State University Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds groups will perform their first concert of the spring semester this week.

The free concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium. Pieces performed by the Wind Ensemble will include “Joy” by Joseph Curiale, “Poem” by Scott Boerma, “Variations on a Shaker Melody” by Aaron Copland, “Emperata Overture” by Claude T. Smith, and “Symphonic Episodes” by Brian Balmages. The Chamber Winds will perform “Sound the Bells” by John Williams, “Sanctuary” and “Postcard” by Frank Ticheli, “Vientos y Tangos” by Michael Gandalfi and “Strange Humors” by John Mackey.

Conductors include Dr. Craig Fuchs, director of bands, Mr. Douglas Whitten, associate director of bands, and Mr. Nathan Froebe, graduate student conductor.

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