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Messiah College’s Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to perform
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Feb. 6, 2006) — The Messiah College Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble will perform a concert on March 5 at 3 p.m. in Miller Auditorium, located in Climenhaga Fine Arts Center, on the college’s Grantham campus. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call (717) 766-2511, extension 3310.
The Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble are under the direction of conductor Bradley J. Genevro, director of bands and assistant professor of music at Messiah College. The Symphonic Winds will perform “Voluntary on Old Hundredth” by James Curnow, “Variations on Down Ampney” by Jack Stamp and “Greek Folk Song Suite” by Franco Cesarini. The Wind Ensemble will feature “Children’s March” by Percy Grainger, “Masque” by Kenneth Hesketh, “Be Thou My Vision” by David Gillingham, “Fandango” by Joseph Turrin and “Niagara Falls” by Michael Daugherty.
Composed of wind players and percussionists from Messiah College’s student body, Symphonic Winds is a 65-member ensemble. The Wind Ensemble is a 46-member ensemble.
Messiah College, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls more than 2,900 undergraduate students in 50 majors. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Grantham, Pa., near the state capital of Harrisburg. A satellite campus affiliated with Temple University is located in Philadelphia.
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ARTICLE DATE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2006
ARTICLE NUMBER: MC-015-06