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UW-Eau Claire Wind Symphony,
Symphony Band and Indianhead
Honors Band to Perform Together

MAILED: Oct. 24, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Wind Symphony, Symphony Band, and the Indianhead Honors Band will perform in concert with guest percussionist Jeffery Crowell, assistant professor of music, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The concert is in conjunction with the Indianhead Honors Band and Wind Clinic being held all day Saturday in the Haas Fine Arts Center.
         The Symphony Band, directed by Rodney B. Hudson, associate director of bands, will open the concert with “Cause for Celebration” by William Himes. The group will also perform “Elegy for a Young American” by Ronald Lo Presti, “National Emblem,” composed by E.E. Bagley and edited by Frederick Fennell, and “Yankee Doodlin” by Philip Parker.
         The Wind Symphony, directed by Dr. R. Mark Heidel, assistant professor of music and theatre arts, will open with “Commando March” by Samuel Barber. Their performance will also include Concerto for Percussion and Band by Robert Jager, featuring Crowell on percussion, and “Passacaglia and Fugue Rondo” by David Kneupper.
         The Indianhead Honors Band, directed by Heidel, will begin its performance with “Anitschka” by Johann Nijs. The performance will also include “Australian Up-Country Tune,” composed by Percy Aldridge Grainger, arranged by Glenn Cliffe Bainum and conducted by Hudson; “Rainbow Ripples” by George Hamilton Green, featuring Crowell on xylophone; “The Lord of the Rings” (Excerpts from Symphony No. 1), composed by Johann De Meij and arranged by Paul Lavender; and “The Thunder” by John Philip Sousa.
         Tickets, available at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727 or 1-800-949-UWEC, are $4.
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Updated: October 24, 2002