The Liberty University Wind Ensemble will be performing in the Towns Alumni Center in Thursday, March 21, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. This is a great time to see this 57-member group perform fantastic symphonic repertoire that they shared during their Spring Tour the week before!
From the Lynchburg News & Advance...
The Liberty University Wind Ensemble will be performing at Liberty University in Towns Alumni Hall Auditorium on March 21 at 7:30. The Liberty University Wind Ensemble has toured throughout the Eastern United States, from Vermont to Miami, and from St. Louis to New Orleans. The ensemble is comprised of approximately 57 college students studying a variety of majors at Liberty University. This wind ensemble performs a wide variety of music that appeals to a diverse audience. Over the past five years, the Liberty University Wind Ensemble produced five CDs, “High Flight,” “Ghost Train,” “Radiant Joy,” “Exultate,” and “Edge of Space,”which will be available at the concert. The length of the concert is typically one hour. The public is invited to attend. There is no charge for admission. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear one of the finest Christian university wind ensembles in the United States at Liberty University in Towns Alumni Hall Auditorium on March 21 at 7:30.
This Spring, the Liberty University Wind Ensemble will perform the following repertoire in the concert:
· Valdres by Johannes Hanssen
· Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre
· Mothershiop by Mason Bates
· Aurora Awakes by John Mackey
· Turbine by John Mackey
· That Others May Live by Jeremy Martin
The Liberty University Wind Ensemble is excited to announce their upcoming Florida Tour in March! The Wind Ensemble will be travelling to the Florida panhandle, Florida's west-coast, and to the Orlando area. We will perform at schools, churches and Universal Studios, as well as some very fun opportunities for the members!
We were honored to be selected from among 19 universities to perform for the CBDNA Southern Division Conference this past spring 2012. The Wind Ensemble had an outstanding performance before a gathering of college band directors, college students, and high school students who attended the performance in February. This opportunity recognizes the achievement of the Liberty University Wind Ensemble over the past several years. This is an outstanding accomplishment for our students and a high honor for Liberty University!
Liberty University Wind Ensemble
The Liberty University Wind Ensemble continues to tour each spring throughout the Eastern United States, from New York to Miami, and from St. Louis to New Orleans. The Wind Ensemble was honored to be selected, and to perform, at the 2008 College Band Director's National Association Southern Division Conference, held at Columbus State University, in Columbus Georgia, and the 2012 CBDNA Southern Division Conference, held at Kennesaw State University. The ensemble is comprised of 57 college students studying a variety of majors at Liberty University. The Wind Ensemble performs a wide variety of music that appeals to a diverse audience. Over the past five years, the Liberty University Wind Ensemble produced five CDs: "Edge of Space," "Exultate," "Radiant Joy," "Ghost Train," and "High Flight."
The Liberty University Wind Ensemble is offered in the spring semester every year. Membership in the Wind Ensemble is by audition in November, followed by a few reading sessions prior to the end of the fall semester. This ensemble enjoys an extended tour in March, during Liberty University's Spring Break.
The Liberty University Wind Ensemble is under the leadership of Dr. Stephen Kerr, Director of Bands. Dr. Kerr has been Director of Bands at Liberty University since 2000. Dr. Kerr received his B.S. degree in Music Education from Liberty University in 1982. He holds the M.A. degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech. and the Ph.D. degree in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Persons interested in auditioning for the Liberty University Wind Ensemble should contact the director at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Concert information may also be obtained from the director.
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Shown: Liberty University Wind Ensemble Rehearsal 2011