The program will open with composer Dana Wilson’s fanfare, “Shortcut Home.” The Wind Ensemble will also perform William Schuman’s “Chester Overture,” based on an American Revolutionary War hymn by William Billings; “The Golden Plume” by Will Huff; and “Pathfinder of Panama,” another of the great marches by John Philip Sousa.
Other works in the concert include Holsinger’s “Homage: Three Tapestries,” based on themes from the liturgical music of the Roman Catholic Church. Andrew Boysen’s “Song for Lyndsay” will feature a French horn and piano duet by principal hornist Tyler Morrison, pianist Erica Leung and flutist Shana Hankanson.
Closing out the evening will be John Krance’s transcription of Carl Orff’s tour-de-force for orchestra and chorus, “Carmina Burana.”
The Lee University Wind Ensemble is an auditioned group open to students in all major fields and is comprised of 66 wind and percussion musicians.
The concert will be open to the public, free of charge.
For more information, contact the Lee University School of Music at 423-614-8240 or visit email@example.com.