USA Wind Ensemble Spring Concert at Laidlaw April 16


Posted on April 13, 2015 by Keith Bohnet Keith Bohnet


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USA Wind Ensemble

The University of South Alabama Wind Ensemble will be performing their Spring Concert at the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature guest soloist Jasmin Arakawa in a special Wind Ensemble arrangement of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.  Guest conductors Mike Phillips and Greg Gruner will join Director of Bands Will Petersen on the podium.  In addition, Dr. Lacey Powell will be conducting El Capitan (USA's first ever Director of Bands from 1965-1982) at the beginning of the second half.

Tickets for this Musical Arts Series event will be sold at the door only.  Admission is $8 general and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only).  Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call (251) 460-7116 or (251) 460-6136.

Need directions to Laidlaw?  Just go to Google Maps at www.maps.google.com and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center."  We're actually on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South.

Musical Arts Series Season Pass Holders may now reserve their place at concerts if they contact events coordinator Keith Bohnet by 5:00 p.m. the day previous to the event!  Call (251) 460-7116 or email kbohnet@southalabama.edu.  Please mention the amount of seats needed AND be sure you are planning on being in place at least 20 minutes in advance of the concert!  (Pass Holders only please!  Held seats not claimed within 20 minutes of the performance may be offered to other concert attendees.)

For information on how to join the Musical Arts Society, visit our website at www.southalabama.edu/music and click on "events and programs" to see everything you need to know about the Musical Arts Concert Series and USA's Musical Arts Society.


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