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UW-Eau Claire Symphony Band
and Wind Symphony to Perform

RELEASED: Oct. 5, 2007

members of Wind Symphony
Members of the 2006 UW-Eau Claire Wind Symphony perform. Photo by LTS.

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Symphony Band and Wind Symphony will present a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The Symphony Band, featuring guest conductor Rodney Hudson, associate professor emeritus of music, will open the performance. The ensemble's first selections will be "Lauds" by Ron Nelson and "Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo" by Malcolm Arnold. The ensemble also will present Elliot Del Borgo's "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" and Suite No. 2 in F, Op. 28 No. 2 by Gustav Holst. The Symphony Band is conducted by Phillip Ostrander, assistant professor of music.

The Wind Symphony takes the stage next, opening with Johann Sebastian Bach's "Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor," as arranged by Donald Hunsberger. "Puszta" by Jan Van der Roost also will be performed and again will feature Hudson as guest conductor. A performance of "Tuba Concerto by Edward Gregson will follow, featuring Dr. Jerry Young, professor of music, on tuba. The concert will conclude with performances of Jim Bonney's "Threnody" and "Zion" by Dan Welcher. The Wind Symphony is conducted by Richard Mark Heidel, associate professor of music.

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 student ID; and $1.50 for students with a university ID.

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