Apr. 15, 2013

Wind, Jazz Ensembles to Perform April 19


GENESEO, N.Y. -- The SUNY Geneseo Wind Ensemble and Monday Night Jazz Ensemble/Combo will perform in concert April 19 at 8 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Distinguished Service Professor of Music James Walker will conduct the Wind Ensemble with senior music major Louis Lohraseb assisting. The Wind Ensemble will feature works with references to metaphysical content, including the premiere of conductor Walker's "Ave Maris Stella for Large Wind Ensemble and Percussion." Also on the program are "Liturgical Dances" by David Holsinger; and "Lux Arumque" by Eric Whitacre.

The Jazz Ensemble and Combo, under the direction of David Gibson, will feature works drawing upon the influences of musical legends Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker and Sonny Rollins.

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