WMU News

Western Winds perform Thursday in Dalton

Nov. 6, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- The Western Winds, a select ensemble of faculty and students in WMU's School of Music, will present a free concert on Thursday, Nov. 8, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

The ensemble is conducted by Robert Spradling, director of bands. The program repertoire will include a suite of movements from Carl Orff's masterpiece Carmina Burana, arranged for double wind quintet by Friedrich K. Wanek. The concert will also include a work for brass and percussion commissioned by the Detroit Chamber Winds and Summit Brass titled Motown Metal by Michigan composer Michael Daugherty. Additional selections will be performed individually by the Graduate Wind Quintet and Graduate Brass Quintet.

Media contact: Kevin West, 616 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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