The Hope College Wind Ensemble will present two premieres on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 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.
The Wind Ensemble will perform the world premiere of “The Shattered Hourglass,” by Dalton Regnier, and the Michigan premiere of “Flute Concerto,” by David Senchuk. The program will also include “Early Light,” by Carolyn Bremer. The concert will feature flutist Gabe Southard of the Hope music faculty with guest conductor Scott Vandenberg from Holland Christian High School.
Southard, who is the Wind Ensemble’s director, is an associate professor at Hope, where he also conducts the Concert Band, and the Faculty and Student Collaborative Ensemble. He completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts in conducting at Michigan State University, and has performed with the Madison Symphony Orchestra and the Lucca, Italy, Opera Orchestra, as well as a number of community orchestras.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.