WMU music faculty and students perform together in wind ensemble

Contact: Emily Plucinak
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Western Winds will perform at 7:30 pm. Wednesday, Nov. 5

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Winds will present a varied selection of music from the 18th to the 21st centuries at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the Dalton Center Recital Hall as part of the Dalton Wed@7:30pm: Live and Interactive! series. This exciting program will feature the music of Francaix, Sampson, Beethoven, Adams, and Ewazen.

Western Winds

The ensemble is comprised of faculty and graduate students from the brass, wind, and percussion studios in the School of Music at Western Michigan University.

They perform a wide variety of large chamber works spanning the literature of the past 500 years, which is selected for groups ranging from the Viennese Octet to larger works of 20 or more players. Western Winds primary focus, however, is that each work is performed with one player per part as dictated by the composer.

Tickets and more information

The Nov. 5 performance is presented under the auspices of the Donald P. Bullock Music Performance Institute as part of the Dalton Wed@7:30pm: Live and Interactive! series.

Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available from Miller Auditorium at millerauditorium.com or by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

Dalton Wed@7:30pm: Live and Interactive! events will be held on Wednesdays in the Dalton Center Recital Hall on the campus of Western Michigan University. The series will showcase guest artists, WMU faculty artists and ensembles, and WMU student ensembles. Each event starts with a pre-concert talk hosted by Dr. Robert White at 7 p.m. Information about concerts can be obtained by calling (269) 387-4704 or (269) 387-4678, or online at wmich.edu/music.

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