The University of Texas Wind Ensemble will present our second concert of the spring term on Sunday, February 26 at 4:00 p.m. CST in Bates Recital Hall. Complimentary tickets can be reserved in a block from your school and will be held at the box office. Unfortunately we cannot hold multiple individual requests from a single school. Tickets may be obtained by contacting Mr. Drew Eary at email@example.com prior to noon on Friday, February 24.
The concert will open with DMA conducting assistant Michael Lebrias leading Professor Donald Granthamís cornerstone work, Southern Harmony. Arturo Marquezís Danzon No. 2, conducted by the Assistant Director of the Longhorn Band, Christopher Drew Dickey will follow and the first half will conclude with our new percussion faculty member Ivan Trevino appearing as soloist, along with Professor of Percussion Thomas Burritt in Ivanís new composition, Run to the Light, commissioned for the Eastman Wind Ensembleís year-long 70th Anniversary celebration.
Following intermission, DMA conducting assistant Ogechi Ukazu will conduct the premiere performance of her transcription of Clarice Assadís Sin Fronteras. A new transcription by Jacco Nefs of Juan Pablo Moncayoís Huapango follows and the program will conclude with Professor Omar Thomasís Caribana, commissioned by Perform America-TX, LLC and the Midwest Clinic for itís 75th Anniversary.
The concert livestream can be accessed at: https://vimeo.com/event/2782493
We certainly hope that you and your students will be able to join us for this very special concert.