LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, conducted by Paul W. Popiel, Director of Bands; Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Dan Gailey, Director of Jazz Studies; and the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Neely, Director of Orchestral Activities, will present a shared concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Lied Center of Kansas.
The evening will begin with the Symphony Orchestra performing excerpts from The Planets by Gustav Holst. The Jazz Ensemble I program will include Kopi Luwak by Alan Ferber, Over the Rainbow by Fischer & Lane, arr. Alan Baylock, featuring Steve Leisring, trumpet, and Harlequin Tears by Toshiko Akiyoshi. The Wind Ensemble will close the performance with the Star Wars Trilogy by John Williams, arr. Donald Hunsberger and Stephen Bulla.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office, by phone at 785-864-2787 or online at www.lied.ku.edu.
For more information about the KU Wind Ensemble visit: http://music.ku.edu/band
For more information about KU Jazz Studies visit: http://music.ku.edu/jazz
For more information about the KU Symphony Orchestra visit: http://music.ku.edu/orchestra
For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.