October 13, 2011 | Cecelia Fielding

The Brigham Young University Wind Symphony will perform in concert Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, $9 for alumni and seniors and $6 for students. You can purchase tickets at www.byuarts.com or by calling the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322.

The concert will open and close with exciting new works by contemporary composers John Mackey and Scott Boerma. The symphony will also perform classics by Camille Saint-Saens, Ottorino Respighi, and Dmitry Kabalevsky.

The BYU Wind Symphony, directed by Donald Peterson, is comprised of the finest woodwind, brass and percussion players at the university and has an extremely active concert season. In recent years, the Wind Symphony has performed in the British Isles, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, China, New Zealand, Australia, Finland, the Baltic States and Russia, as well as the Northwest United States and Canada.

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348 or ken_crossley@byu.edu.

Writer: Charles Krebs