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ASU Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

April 16, 2012

Angelo State University’s Wind Ensemble will feature a cross section of American music during its annual spring concert, titled “Kinda Blue,” on Thursday, April 19, in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive. 

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the University Center’s C.J. Davidson Conference Center and is open free to the public. 

The program will include “The Cowboys” by John Williams, “King Cotton March” by John Phillip Sousa, the traditional gospel “Just a Closer Walk With Thee” arranged by Don Gillis, and the big-band jazz number “The Blues!” arranged by Sammy Nestico. 

 Also on the program will be Morton Gould’s “Derivations,” which was written for Benny Goodman and will feature a solo by Dr. Tim Bonenfant, ASU associate professor of music.  John Lewis’ “Three Jazz Moods” and two Frank Ticheli pieces, “Shenandoah” and “Blue Shades,” will also be presented. 

Joining the Wind Ensemble for the concert will be the ASU Symphonic Band, directed by Dr. Constance Kelley, assistant professor of music. 

ASU’s Wind Ensemble is the premier group in the ASU music program consisting of its best instrumentalists.  Members represent both the Art and Music Department and other areas of study within the university.  It is directed by Dr. Daniel McCloud, assistant professor of music. 

For more information, call the Department of Art and Music at 325-942-2085.