LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, Paul W. Popiel, conductor, will present its first concert of the 2014-2015 season at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Lied Center of Kansas.
The program includes Serenade in D Minor, op. 44 by Antonín Dvořák led by graduate conductor Luke D. Johnson and Darius Milhaud’s Suite Française, op. 248 led by graduate conductor Benjamin G. Harper.
The concert concludes with guest conductor Zhonghui Dai, Chief Conductor of the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and professor of music at Bejing Central Conservatory, leading the Wind Ensemble in Dan Chen’s Festival Overture and Paul Hindemith’s Symphony in B-flat.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office, by phone at 785-864-2787 or online at www.lied.ku.edu.
For more information about the KU Wind Ensemble visit: http://music.ku.edu/band/windensemble
For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.