Saturday, June 13, 2009

Marching to Summer with the North Coast Wind Ensemble

The more than 30 players of the North Coast Wind Ensemble usher in summer with an eclectic concert on Saturday, June 13 in the Fulkerson Recital Hall.

On the program are Bach’s “Prelude and Fugue in G,” Hindesmith’s Symphony in Bb, and Richard Wagner’s “Truaersinfonie.”

“If you’re going to be a band, you have to do marches,” said conductor Kenneth Ayoob. This concert will feature one of the American masters: John Philip Sousa, and his “Nobles of the Mystic Shrine.”

Also on the program are William Schuman’s “Chester from New England Triptych,” Fisher Tull’s “Sketches on a Tudor Psalm” and Ronald LoPresti’s “Elegy for a Young American.”

The North Coast Wind Ensemble plays on Saturday, June 13 at 8 p.m. in the Fulkerson Recital Hall on the HSU campus in Arcata. $5 general, $2 students and seniors from HSU ticket office (826-3928) or at the door. Kenneth Ayoob, conductor.

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