posted March 10, 2003

Wind Sympyhony Concert Feb. 26

The Hope College Wind Symphony will present a concert featuring percussionist Greg Secor as a marimba soloist on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

Secor will perform the "Marimba Concerto" by composer David Maslanka.

Secor presently serves on the faculties of Hope College and Grand Valley State University, where his duties include studio teaching, percussion ensemble, and courses in music literature. He is a member of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, and frequently appears as a percussionist with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra. As a chamber musician he performs with the Fontana Ensemble and the Chamber Music Society of Saugatuck, and conducted a recent tour of the Midwest with the Three Irish Tenors.

He earned a bachelor's degree in music performance at Western Michigan University, and a master's degree at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

Also featured on the concert will be works by Percy Grainger, and Paul Hindemith's "Symphony in B-flat."

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located on College Avenue at 12th Street.