Wayne State College

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert Set for Feb. 28

Published Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

The 7:30 p.m. performance will be held in Ramsey Theatre and also be livestreamed.

Celebratory repertoire rules the return of the Wayne State College Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert to the newly renovated Ramsey Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the public. The concert will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. The program will be accessible by selecting the event from the Music Events list at www.wsc.edu/music.

Works by masters of the symphony orchestra highlight the Symphonic Band performance. Conducted by Michael Genslinger, selections include the victorious “Radetzky March” by Johann Strauss, the comforting “Who Puts His Trust in God Most Just” by Johann Sebastian Bach, and the jubilant “On This Day Earth Shall Ring” by Gustav Holst.

The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Josh Calkin, presents a program titled “Heroes.” Repertoire features “The Saint and the City” by Jacob De Haan about a mythological archangel defending a city against a dragon, “Remembering the Remarkables” by Grace Baugher in honor of the Women’s Suffrage movement, and the famed U.S. Marine Corps march “Semper Fidelis” by John Philip Sousa.

For more information, contact the WSC Department of Music at 402-375-7359.