Missouri S&T Wind Symphony to perform fall concert

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On November 6, 2023

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. Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages, and philosophy department will present its second Wind Symphony concert of the season this November.

The performance will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located on the Missouri S&T campus at the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla. The Wind Symphony is directed by Dr. David Samson, assistant professor of music at S&T. The student-led movie music ensemble and video game music ensemble will also perform. 

The movie music ensemble will perform music from “Stranger Things,” “The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring,” and “Wicked,” followed by the video game music ensemble performing music from “Destiny 2,” “Skyrim,” and “Super Smash Bros.” The Wind Symphony’s program will include “Kivgik” by Carl Strommen, “All the Pretty Little Horses” by Jason K. Nitsch, “First Suite in E-Flat” by Gustav Holst, and “American Flourish” and “Encanto” by Robert W. Smith.

“The Wind Symphony is excited to be joined on stage this concert with our student-led movie music and video game ensembles,” says Samson. “Among other great works, the Wind Symphony will be presenting Gustav Holst’s most famous work for wind band, his ‘First Suite in E-Flat.’ We hope you’ll join us for this wonderful event.”

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 11 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 at the door starting an hour before the event, 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 over 7,000 students located in Rolla, Missouri. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T offers over 100 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top public universities for salary impact, according to the Wall Street Journal. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu

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