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KU Wind Ensemble presents first fall concert

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble will present its first concert of the 2013-2014 season at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Lied Center of Kansas.

The concert features “Canzona” by Peter Mennin, led by graduate conductor Ben Harper, and “Morning Star” by David Maslanka, led by graduate conductor Luke Johnson. Paul W. Popiel, director of KU Bands, will conduct “Panta Rhei” by Ingrid Stolzel, Michael Torke’s revised composition “Bliss” (Torke dedicated this 2013 revision to Paul Popiel and the KU Wind Ensemble) and “Rapsodia Borealis” by Soren Hyldgaard, featuring soloist Michael Davidson, KU associate professor of trombone.

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»

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For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.


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