The Hope College Wind Ensemble will perform on Friday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. The concert can be viewed online at hope.edu/live.
Out of an abundance of caution due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no in-person audience.
The program will include “At Morning’s First Light,” by David Gillingham; “Stomping Grounds,” by Carl Holmquist; “Brass Cats,” by Chris Hazell; “Immovable Do,” by Percy Grainger; “Vesuvius,” by Frank Ticheli; “Petite Symphonie,” by Charles Gounod; “Exsultate Deo,” by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina; and “Masques,” by Anne McGinty.
The Wind Ensemble is directed by Gabe Southard. Southard 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.