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Wind Ensemble Concert

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 4:00pm

EVENT: UMass Amherst Wind Ensemble concert, including the winning work of the Wind Ensemble’s 2013 Composition Competition

TIME & LOCATION: 4pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

CONDUCTOR: James Patrick Miller, UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor SOLOIST: Thomas Giampietro, drum set, UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor

COMPOSITION COMPETITION WINNER: Javier Marquez, winner of the 2013 UMass Wind Ensemble Composition Contest, is a Master’s Degree student in the Department of Music & Dance. His winning work, Danza Hipnotica, will be premiered at the concert.

CONCERT REPERTOIRE: Uprising, written for drum set & wind ensemble, is a work by Guest Composer-in-Residence Jennifer Bellor, faculty member at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. Works by Schwantner, Husa and Milhaud will also be performed.

TICKETS: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors. Available at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413 545 2511 or at