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Wind Symphony and Symphony Band
to Perform Together March 11

RELEASED: March 1, 2007

UW-Eau Claire Wind Symphony performers
UW-Eau Claire Wind Symphony performers (photo by Rick Mickelson)

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Wind Symphony and Symphony Band will present a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The Symphony Band, directed by Dr. Phillip Ostrander, assistant professor of music, will begin the concert with "Mangulina" by Paul Basler, followed by Dr. Jerry Young performing the Allegro Deciso from Concerto for Tuba by Edward Gregson. The ensemble also will perform "Original Suite" by Gordon Jacob, "The Jig is Up" by Daniel Kallman and "Irish Tune from County Derry" by Percy Grainger. The Symphony Band will close with "Folk Dances" by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Under the direction of Dr. Richard Mark Heidel, associate professor of music, the Wind Symphony will take the stage next, opening with "Cityscape" by Scott Boerma. The band will perform Malcolm Arnold's "Four Scottish Dances," as arranged by John P. Paynter, and "Strange Humors" by John Mackey, featuring Dr. Jeffery Crowell on djembe. The ensemble also will perform "Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song" by Samuel R. Hazo, "Blue Shades" by Frank Ticheli, and will conclude with Richard Rodgers "Guadalcanal March" from "Victory by the Sea," as arranged by Erik Leidzen.

Tickets, available at the University Service Center, 715-836-3727 or 800-949-UWEC, are $5 for the general public; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty and staff with a university ID; and $1.50 for students with a university ID.

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