December 2, 2021

CONCERT BAND & WIND ENSEMBLE WINTER CONCERT - Dr. Matt Thomas & Dr. Mike Fansler, conductors
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: This performance will also be broadcast on the School of Music's YouTube channel and Facebook page.


Sleigh Ride (1948) - Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)

Puszta: Four Gipsy Dances (1987) - Jan Van der Roost (b. 1956)
I. Andante moderato
II. Tranquillo
III. Allegro molto
IV. Marcato
featuring graduate conductors
Morgan Miller
Ben Scholz
Anneliese Land
Brian Drews

A Christmas Festival (1950) - Leroy Anderson

Dr. Matt Thomas, conductor


Three Fanfares (2003) - Julie Giroux (b. 1961)
I. An Epic Fanfare

The Promise of Living from The Tender Land (1952-56/1998) - Aaron Copland (1900-1990)/trans. Kenneth Singleton

Symphony No. 2 “Voices” (2016) - James M. Stephenson (b. 1969)
I. Prelude: “Of Passion”
II. Shouts and Murmurs
III. Of One

Dr. Mike Fansler, conductor

Performances in the COFAC Recital Hall are now open for limited general audience seating, with the following guidelines:

· Audience members and participants are encouraged to be vaccinated

· Off-campus visitors are encouraged to complete the WIU self-check before arriving to campus at

· Face coverings must be worn by all audience members, at all times

· Ushers will collect information from attendees (name, phone and email) to assist with contact tracing, if necessary

· Audience members will be expected to maintain proper social distancing from others not in his/her group
Related Web Site: WIU School of Music
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
Source: School of Music

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
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