December 8, 2022

WIU WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT - Dr. Mike Fansler, conductor with a world premiere performance of a composition by Professor John Mindeman featuring Dr. Bruce Briney, trumpet. Also on the program is the Galesburg High School Wind Symphony, WIU alum Andy Empey, conductor, Brian Drews, graduate conductor & guests
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: This performance is free and open for general audience seating and will be live-streamed on the School of Music's YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Imaginarium - Randall Standridge
Traditions for Christmas - Chip Davis/Robert Longfield
The Polar Express - arr. Jerry Brubaker
Galesburg High School Wind Symphony
Andy Empey, conductor

Incantation and Dance (1960) - John Barnes Chance (1932-1972)
Brian Drews, conductor

Miracle Fair (2022) - John Mindeman (b. 1957)
I. “the inescapable earth”
II. “a small and airy cloud is able to upstage the massive moon”
III. “winds mild to moderate turning gusty in storms”
Dr. Bruce Briney, trumpet
***World Premiere***

Dance Movements (1996) - Philip Sparke (b. 1951)
I. Ritmico
II. Molto vivo (for the woodwinds)
III. Lento (for the brass)
IV. Molto ritmico

Russian (and Ukrainian) Christmas Music (1944) - Alfred Reed (1921-2005)
Galesburg High School & WIU Wind Ensemble with special guests

Related Web Site: WIU BANDS
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
Source: School of Music

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