In celebration of the ninety-sixth season of bands at Lenoir-Rhyne University, the Wind Symphony will present its fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at P.E. Monroe Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.
The 77 member LR Wind Symphony will feature euphonium soloist Dr. David Miles performing All Those Enduring Young Charms. Dr. Miles performed over 15,000 concerts as the principal euphonium in the U.S. Navy Concert Band, the Navy's flagship ensemble. Works by Dvorak, Balmages, Stuart, Curnow, Jager, in addition to a couple of marches will round out the program.
Performances will be conducted by Dr. Daniel Kiser, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Director of University Bands, and conductor of the LRU Wind Symphony; Neil Underwood, Associate Director of University Bands and Director of the Spirit of LRU Marching Band, and Jeffrey Warner, guest conductor.
The LRU Wind Symphony, the University's flagship instrumental ensemble, is comprised of students and local musicians. The ensemble performs large band literature from all periods and styles appropriate to the college concert band setting.
Doors will open at 7 p.m. To learn more, visit lr.edu/publicevents.