KU Wind Ensemble to present concert at Lied Center on Feb. 25

LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Lied Center of Kansas.

Paul W. Popiel, director of KU Bands, will conduct the Wind Ensemble program, which includes Quatour by Jean Françaix, featuring the Flat vi Quartet; …and the mountains rising nowhere by Joseph Schwantner; Idea Number Twenty-Four by Terry Everson, featuring the KU Trumpet Quintet; and Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Aldridge Grainger. Graduate conductor Luke D. Johnson will lead the ensemble in Kevin Walczyk’s Lateral Perspectives. Benjamin G. Harper, graduate conductor, will conduct Net Luck Soaring by Joni Greene.

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/programs/band/windens/windensemble.shtml For more information about the KU Wind Ensemble’s 2013 journey to Carnegie Hall visit: http://journeytocarnegiehall.ku.edu// For more information about Paul W. Popiel visit: http://music.ku.edu/programs/band/faculty/popiel/index.shtml For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit http://music.ku.edu.

Media Contact:

J.D. Warnock KU School of Music 785-864-9742 jdwarnock@ku.edu

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