posted January 29, 2013

Wind Ensemble to Perform on Feb. 15

The Hope College Wind Ensemble will perform on Friday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

The concert is titled “People, Places, and Things.”  The cornerstone of the evening, “Angels in the Architecture,” by Frank Ticheli, will feature soprano Rebecca Flinker, a sophomore from Leeds, Mass.  Other pieces include “Hammersmith,” by Gustav Holst; “Movement for Rosa,” by Mark Camphouse; and “Sleep,” by Eric Whitacre.

Director Gabe Southard, who joined the Hope faculty in 2007, completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts in conducting at Michigan State University. Prior to his residence at MSU, he served as wind symphony conductor and flute studio teacher at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he also taught orchestration, music appreciation and advanced conducting.

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 277 College Ave., on College Avenue at 12th Street.