Wind Ensemble Concert
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 fac.umass.edu/musicanddance