The UNG Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Present “Russian Christmas Music”
On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the UNG Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will present an evening of music representing a wide variety of composers and styles. Some notable new works on the program include Kevin Puts’s Charm and Michael Markowski’s Tonic of Wildness. Standards of the repertoire are also represented with Mayflower Overture by Ron Nelson and Hands Across the Sea by John Philip Sousa. Also on the program is a work for Tuba/Euphonium Quartet and winds called Quincunx by Kenyon Wilson. The evening will conclude with Alfred Reed’s classic Russian Christmas Music, which will be played by the combination of both bands. It will also feature the UNG Brass Choir directed by Mr. Matt Fuller. The members of the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic band are UNG undergraduates representing a wide variety of majors. Both ensembles are under the direction of Dr. J. Ashley Jarrell. Admission is free for this 7:30 p.m. concert which will take place in the Carlos and Sandra Cervantes Concert Hall at Riverside Military Academy.