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Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin will perform at Carroll

Free and open to the public

By - Apr 21st, 2014 04:29 pm
Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Carroll University.

Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Carroll University.

WAUKESHA, WIS. – The Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin will perform at Carroll University on Saturday, May 3, 2014. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Shattuck Music Center, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha. It is free and open to the public.

This concert will feature “Café 512,” a Spanish Flamenco dancing piece by Ryan George, and “Star-Crossed” by Andrew Boysen Jr., accompanied by animation by Erik Evensen. This story is of a heroine named Red Rhapsody who clashes with The Maverick, who is terrorizing the city, while their alter egos fall in love. Additionally, selections by Gustav Holst, Samuel Hazo, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Hale VanderCook and Derek Bourgeois will be performed.

Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin debuted in the 2003-04 season. Created to complement and support high school bands throughout southeast Wisconsin, this regional honors band consists of highly motivated, talented high school students selected by audition for membership. YWOW performs the highest quality repertoire available for high school bands, and was a featured ensemble at the Wisconsin Music Educators State Conference in 2011. YWOW is led by Dr. Lawrence Dale Harper, founder and principal conductor, Andrew Hacker, conductor, and Rob Engl, executive director and conductor.

For more information, contact the Music Office at 262.524.7182 or smeyer@carrollu.edu.

About Carroll University
Carroll, Wisconsin’s oldest four-year institution of higher learning, is an independent, co-educational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Incorporated in 1846, it offers bachelor’s degrees in 57 majors and master’s degrees in business administration, education, exercise physiology, graphic communication, physician assistant studies and software engineering, as well as a clinical doctorate in physical therapy. For more information, visit www.carrollu.edu.

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