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Wind Ensemble Concert Saturday at WIU

November 6, 2019

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MACOMB, IL - - The Western Illinois University School of Music will present a Wind Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall.

The Wind Ensemble, conducted by WIU Director of Bands Mike Fansler, will present "Celebrations!," a performance to commemorate the release of the ensemble's recording, "The River of Time," on Navona Records. Visit the School of Music's YouTube channel  and School of Music Facebook page to view a promotional video for the CD.

This performance is open free to the public and will be live-streamed on the School of Music's YouTube channel and Facebook Live.


Celebrations - John Zdechlik

Prelude and Fugue in G Minor – Johann Sebastian Bach/arr. Roland E. Moehlmann

Suite of Old American Dances - Robert Russell Bennett
     1. Cake Walk
     2. Schottische
     3. Western One-Step
     4. Wallflower Waltz
     5. Rag

Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" - Ludwig van Beethoven/trans. Joseph Kreines/ ed. Kaleb Rhea
     2. Marcia Funebre

Yiddish Dances - Adam Gorb

For more information, call the COFAC Recital Hall office at (309) 298-1843 or visit

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