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SU Wind Ensemble to present concert April 27 featuring world premiere by SU senior

April 13, 2011

Erica Blust
(315) 443-5891

The Syracuse University Wind Ensemble will present a concert Wednesday, April 27, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the Irving Garage.

windensembleThe Wind Ensemble performs under the direction of John M. Laverty, director of bands at SU and a faculty member in the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in SU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. The ensemble will perform works by Bach, Lorenz, Mackey and Nelson, as well as a world premiere by Chris Cresswell, a senior composition major in the Setnor School.

S. Daniel Galyen of the University of Northern Iowa will appear as guest conductor and Michelle C. Wofford as graduate conducting associate. Guest soloists performing on the Bach piece will be Stephanie Burke, flute; Jordan Dusek, oboe; Gabriel DiMartino, trumpet; and Edgar Tumajyan, violin.

The Wind Ensemble is SU’s premiere concert band and is primarily made up of musicians from within the Setnor School. The ensemble members will dedicate this concert to the musicians of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, who are their colleagues, friends and teachers.

For more information, contact the University Band Office at (315) 443-2194 or

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