WFU Band and Wind Ensemble to Share Stage

The Wake Forest University Symphonic Band and the university’s Wind Ensemble, conducted by C. Kevin Bowen, will share the program at an 8 p.m. concert Tuesday, March 3, in Brendle Recital Hall of the Scales Fine Arts Center.

Highlights of the Symphonic Band’s program will include Anne McGinty’s “Tis a Gift,” composed for the Montoursville, Pa., high school band in memory of students from the town killed in the TWA Flight 800 crash. The band will also perform Frank Ticheli’s setting of “Amazing Grace” as a tribute to Wake Forest’s “Year of Religion in American Life.”

The Wind Ensemble’s program will include an instrumental setting of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” as well as “Sea Songs” by Thomas Knox, composed for the 350th anniversary celebration of the city of Boston in 1980.

Admission is free. For information, call (336) 758-5026.

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