Missouri S&T Wind Symphony to perform fall concert

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On September 16, 2022

The University Wind Symphony Band with members of the 399th Army Band plays under the direction of Dr. David Samson at Leach Theatre on Sunday, February 27, 2022. Photo by Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T.

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department will present a wind symphony concert this September.

The performance will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at the corner of 10th and Main streets on the Missouri S&T campus. The wind symphony will be directed by Dr. David Samson, assistant professor of music at S&T.

“The University Wind Symphony is thrilled to kick off the Missouri S&T Performing Arts 2022-23 season with our first of two concerts,” says Samson. “I am personally excited to have 56 dedicated student-musicians in the ensemble this semester. We are working hard on a variety of pieces that we hope our audiences will enjoy as well.”

The program includes Robert W. Smith’s “Ireland: Of Legend and Lore,” followed by Eric Whitacre’s “October,” Brian Balmages’ “Elements,” Henry Fillmore’s “The Klaxon,” and “An Overture and Themes from ‘Porgy and Bess’” by George Gershwin.

Tickets are $5 for the public, and free to youth ages 18 and under and Missouri S&T students with a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from the Leach Theatre Box Office, located inside the main entrance to Castleman Hall, facing 10th Street. Tickets can also be purchased online at leachtheatre.mst.edu or by calling 573-341-4219. Service fees may apply to tickets purchased online.

For more information, visit alp.mst.edu/news-and-events, or contact the performing arts office by phone at 573-341-4185 or by email at alp@mst.edu.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of approximately 7,000 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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