The Hope College Wind Ensemble will perform a concert on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
Titled “Band Classics X,” the concert will be centered on classic works including John Mackey’s “Redacted,” Eric Whitacre’s “Sleep,” Gustav Holst’s “Hammersmith,” Percy Grainger’s “Lincolnshire Posy” and John Philip Sousa’s “Hands Across the Sea.” Melissa Johnson a 2015 Hope College graduate, will be the guest conductor.
The Hope College Wind Ensemble is the premier wind group on the Hope campus, and performs a wide variety of music, from standard works, to cutting-edge, 20th-century works, to chamber pieces. The Wind Ensemble performs several concerts each semester both on-campus and off-campus, including a Halloween concert and during Musical Showcase. The Wind Ensemble is directed by Gabe Southard, associate professor of music.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.