U of L Wind Orchestra

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Southminster United Church

Students’ Talents the Focus of U of L Wind Orchestra Concert

Experience a night of exciting music with the U of L Wind Orchestra and some special guests! Southminster Church fill with music on April 13 at 8 pm as members of the U of L Wind Orchestra,  U of L Brass Choir and U of L Woodwind Quintet share the stage for another memorable concert.

The program offers many interesting selections, including Autumn Soliloquy by James Barns, Festive Overture by Dmitri Shostakovich, Third Suite by Robert E. Jager and the second movement of Claude T. Smith’s Symphony No. 1.

“This program truly presents the talents of the students in the Wind Orchestra,” boasts conductor Brian Thorlacius. “From the soloists featured in each of the pieces, to the members of both the U of L Brass Choir and Woodwind Quintet, our program showcases the hard work and dedication of each of our members.”

Audiences also experience a world premiere performance of Kai Stensgaard’s Concierto Mexicano, arranged for wind orchestra, and featuring percussionist and MMus candidate, Joe Porter.  “The work had been originally written for symphony orchestra,” says Thorlacius.

Tickets are on sale at the University Box Office, open Monday – Friday, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm or by calling (403) 329-2616 and at the door. Regular tickets can also be purchased online: uleth.ca/tickets. Tickets are $15 Regular and $10 senior/student.