LAWRENCE- The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Lied Center of Kansas.
Paul W. Popiel, director of KU Bands, will conduct the Wind Ensemble program featuring the world premiere of Anniversary Fanfare by James Barnes, KU professor of music composition, and the world premiere of Concerto for Bassoon and Electronics by Bryan Kip Haaheim, KU associate professor of music composition, featuring soloist Eric Stomberg, KU associate professor of bassoon. Matthew O. Smith, associate director of bands, will conduct the Symphonic Band program featuring “Firefly” by Ryan George, the Second Suite in F, Op. 28, No. 2 by Gustav Holst and “Apollo Unleashed” from Symphony No. 2 by Frank Ticheli. Graduate conductor Ben Harper will lead the Symphonic Band in Elegy for a Young American by Ronald Lo Presti.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and KU 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.