Missouri S&T bands to perform fall concert

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On November 5, 2015

2008 11 16 wind symphony edit 1 file DSC_3286The Missouri University of Science and Technology Brass Choir, Wind and Percussion Ensemble, and Wind Symphony will perform a fall concert on the Missouri S&T campus this November.

The concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. Dave Cress, assistant teaching professor of arts, languages, and philosophy, will conduct the Wind and Percussion Ensemble and Wind Symphony. Austin Wilhelm, a senior in mining engineering from Chillicothe, Illinois, will conduct the Brass Choir.

Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for Missouri S&T students who present a valid ID, and youth age 18 and younger. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Leach Theatre Box Office located in the vestibule of the main entrance of Castleman Hall, facing 10th Street, or by calling 573-341-4219.

The Brass Choir will open the performance with “Concerto de Aranjuez” by Joaquin Rodrigo. The song will feature Tanner Eliuk, a sophomore in mining engineering from Fulton, Missouri, on fluegelhorn.

The Wind and Percussion Ensemble will perform “Juggernaut” by Gary Ziek, “Dark Cloud” by Ryan Main and “Fantasia on a Theme from the Southern Harmony” by Barry Kopetz.

Following an intermission, the Wind Symphony will take the stage with “Abram’s Pursuit” by David Holsinger, “Epilogue” by James Sochinski, “In Paths of Truth and Grace” arranged by Randall Standridge and “American Hymnsong Suite” by Dwayne Milburn.

For more information about the Nov. 15 performance or Missouri S&T bands, contact Cress at cressdl@mst.edu, or call the Missouri S&T performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

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