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Wind Ensemble to perform

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are pleased to present a concert by the APSU Wind Ensemble.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

There is no cost for admission and the concert is open to the public.

Compositions the Wind Ensemble will perform include Johann Sebastian Bachs Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Ingolf Dahls Sinfonietta and Charles Gounods Petite Symphonie.
The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are pleased to present a concert by the APSU Wind Ensemble.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

There is no cost for admission and the concert is open to the public.

Compositions the Wind Ensemble will perform include Johann Sebastian Bach's “Toccata” and Fugue in D minor, Ingolf Dahl's “Sinfonietta” and Charles Gounod's “Petite Symphonie.”

The APSU Wind Ensemble is recognized as one of the finest bands in the southeast having recently performed at both the 2008 Tennessee Music Educators Association Annual Convention in Nashville and the 2008 College Band Directors National Association Southern Division Conference in Columbus, Ga. They have released one CD, titled “Aubade,” and are in the process of releasing a second one comprising works written specifically for the ensemble by leading American composers.

Associate professor of music Gregory Wolynec will direct the performance with Richard Frey, interim assistant director of bands, conducting a brand new work by Steven Bryant, titled “Radiant Joy.“

For more information, contact the APSU music department, (931) 221-7818. -- Barry A. Williams