November 10, 2018

Annual Wind Ensemble Veterans' Concert
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: Join Conductor Mike Fansler with special guests VFW Post 1921 And American Legion Post 6 Color Guard - Navy Petty Officer Second Class Ron Rhodes - guest conductor SGT. Michael W. Walker - guest soloist Penelope Shumate, soprano. This performance is FREE and open to the public.

Let Freedom Ring (2013) - Capt. Ryan Nowlin (b. 1978)

Presentation of Colors
- VFW Post 1921 and American Legion Post 6 Color Guard

Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation
- Navy Petty Officer Second Class Ron Rhodes

The Star Spangled Banner - Lyrics, Francis Scott Key/ Music, John Stafford Smith/Arr. John Phillip Sousa

Hymn to the Fallen (1997) - John Williams/arr. Paul Lavender

Commando March (1943) - Samuel Barber
- SGT. Michael W. Walker, conductor

Words of Love (2007) - James Mobberly
- Dr. Penelope Shumate, soprano

Armed Forces Salute (1980) - Arr. Robert Lowden

You’ll Never Walk Alone (2018) - Melody and Lyrics. Rodgers and Hammerstein/Music by Kaleb Rhea (b. 1996)
- Dr. Penelope Shumate, soprano

Battle Hymn of the Republic (1861) - Arr. James D. Ployhar

America the Beautiful (1913/1963) - Samuel Augustus Ward/Arr. by Carmen Dragon.
- Dr. Penelope Shumate, soprano

Retrieval of Colors
- VFW Post 1921 and American Legion Post 6 Color Guard

Related Web Site: WIU Bands
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: (309) 298-1843
 Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

Western Illinois University
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