Feb. 12: Classic, new works performed by bands

wind-symph-smPULLMAN, Wash. – Band classics and new works will be performed in a free, public concert by the Washington State University Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in Bryan Hall.

Classic band repertoire by Richard Wagner and Gustav Holst will be featured, as well as a newer work by WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music composer-in-residence Dana Wilson.

The evening will conclude with David Maslanka’s “Hell’s Gate” for saxophone trio and band – the first time it has been performed in Pullman. Students Joshua Buckrucker (alto saxophone), Daniel Perez (tenor saxophone) and Rachel Murphy (baritone saxophone) will be featured.

The Symphonic Band is led by David Turnbull (http://libarts.wsu.edu/music/faculty-staff/bull/). The Symphonic Wind Ensemble is conducted by Danh T. Pham (http://libarts.wsu.edu/music/faculty-staff/danh.pham/).



Dahn Pham, WSU School of Music, 509-335-3972, dahn.pham@wsu.edu

Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148, sandra_albers@wsu.edu