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ULM Wind Ensemble concert Feb. 26

Published February 14, 2019

The ULM Wind Ensemble will perform their first concert of the Spring semester on Tuesday evening, February 26, at 7:30 pm in Brown Theater on the ULM campus. There is no admission charge for this performance. Conductors of the Wind Ensemble are Derle R. Long and Steven Pederson.

The repertoire chosen for this performance includes Festival Variations by Claude T. Smith, Who Puts His Trust in God Most Just by J.S. Bach (arr. Croft), Slava by Leonard Bernstein (arr. Longfield), and The White Rose March by John Philip Sousa. The Ensemble will feature ULM Trumpet Professor Dr.Eric Siereveld in Alfred Reed's Ode for Trumpet. Also featured will Gypsy Dance by Joseph Hellmesberger conducted by Dr. Kenna Veronee, Assistant Professor of Music Education at ULM.

Rounding out the program will be the World Premiere of Roger Jone's Sympatico, subtitled "A Suitable Symphonic Suite for Band". The suite is in three movements; I A Maladroiot March, II. An Orphean Ode, and III. The Phoenix (A Felicitous Finale). Roger Jones is a former music faculty member at ULM and served as Director of the School of Music before retiring. Sympactico was composed for and dedicated to the ULM Wind Ensemble.

For more information on this performance, call the VAPA office at 318-342-3811 or visit the VAPA Facebook page.

University of Louisiana Monroe's Wind Ensemble performs in Brown Auditorium. Photo by Emerald McIntyre/ULM Photo Services