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KU Wind Ensemble to present concert at Lied Center on Feb. 25

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Lied Center of Kansas.

Paul W. Popiel, director of KU Bands, will conduct the Wind Ensemble program, which includes Quatour by Jean Françaix, featuring the Flat vi Quartet; …and the mountains rising nowhere by Joseph Schwantner; Idea Number Twenty-Four by Terry Everson, featuring the KU Trumpet Quintet; and Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Aldridge Grainger. Graduate conductor Luke D. Johnson will lead the ensemble in Kevin Walczyk’s Lateral Perspectives. Benjamin G. Harper, graduate conductor, will conduct Net Luck Soaring by Joni Greene.

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/programs/band/windens/windensemble.shtml
For more information about the KU Wind Ensemble’s 2013 journey to Carnegie Hall visit: http://journeytocarnegiehall.ku.edu//
For more information about Paul W. Popiel visit: http://music.ku.edu/programs/band/faculty/popiel/index.shtml
For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit http://music.ku.edu.

Media Contact:

J.D. Warnock
KU School of Music
785-864-9742


Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
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