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Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band in concert April 12

The Brigham Young University School of Music’s Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will perform a combined concert Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or online at for $9 or $6 with BYU or student ID.

The Wind Symphony, conducted by David Blackinton, will perform “American Overture for Band” by Joseph Wilcox Jenkins, “Psalm for Band” by Vincent Persichetti and “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral” from “Lohengrin” by Richard Wagner and arranged by Lucien Cailliet. Guest conductor Bryant Smith will conduct “Danza Final” from “Estancia” by Alberto Ginastera and arranged by David John.

Conducted by Donald Peterson, the Symphonic Band will perform “Whirr, Whirr, Whirr” by Ralph Hultgren, “Loch Lomond” arranged by Frank Ticheli and “Metamorphosis” by Daniel Kallman. They will also perform a six-movement piece, “Colours,” by Roger Cichy and a salute to baseball, “Pastime,” by Jack Stamp.

For more information, contact David Blackinton at (801) 422-3284 or Donald Peterson at (801) 422-7275.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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