Wayne State College

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Performing Feb. 27, 2024

Published Friday, February 16th, 2024

The concert, free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre.

The Wayne State College Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Ramsey Theatre, located in the Peterson Fine Arts Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and it 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.

Repertoire for the Symphonic Band features the edgy, yet regal, “Darklands March” by Randall Standridge; the colorful, rich folksong “The Lowlands of Scotland” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; and the inspiring and emotional “On a Southern Hymnsong” by David Holsinger. The Symphonic Band is conducted by Michael Genslinger, instructor of music and assistant director of bands at Wayne State.

Selections by the Wind Ensemble include the charming “English Folk Song Suite” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, the expressive “Sleep” by Eric Whitacre, the bold and powerful “Fanfare and Flourishes” by James Curnow, and the cheerfully patriotic “Americans We” by Henry Fillmore. The Wind Ensemble is conducted by Dr. Josh Calkin, professor of music and director of bands at Wayne State.

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