BOONE—A performance by the Appalachian Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band originally scheduled for Feb. 21 has been rescheduled for Feb. 26. The free performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited.
The Northwest District Band Clinic that was to have been held on campus Feb. 21-22 also has been canceled.
The Feb. 26 concert will feature Kevin Gray Richardson conducting the Appalachian Symphony Band and John Stanley Ross conducting the Appalachian Wind Ensemble. Graduate conductors are Onsby C. Rose andMatthew Brusseau.
The program opens with Richard Strauss’ “Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare” performed by a brass ensemble.
The Appalachian Symphony Band will perform “Esprit de Corps” by Robert Jager, “Tight Squeeze” by Alex Shapiro and “Armenian Dances, Part I” by Alfred Reed.
The Appalachian Wind Ensemble will perform “Festive Overture” by Dimitri Shostakovich, “Fantasia in G Major” by Johann Sebastian Bach, “Strange Humors” by John Mackey, “Air for Band” by Frank Erickson and “Circus Days” by Karl King.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.