USA Wind Ensemble Fall Concert November 11 at Laidlaw!

Posted on November 1, 2015 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

USA Wind Ensemble conducted by William H. Petersen data-lightbox='featured'
USA Wind Ensemble conducted by William H. Petersen

The USA Wind Ensemble, under the baton of Director of Bands, Dr. Will Petersen, will present their second concert of the fall semester on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.  Opening with Ron Nelson's thrilling "Rocky Point Holiday," the Wind Ensemble will highlight the music of Morton Gould and his landmark "West Point Symphony." Following a brief intermission, the music of the music Anthony Iannaccone will be featured along with Mark Camphouse's "Whatsoever Things," a work that pays tribute to John Paynter, the legendary former Director of Bands at Northwestern University. The concert will close with Adam Gorb's rollicking "Awayday" that showcases the entire USA Wind Ensemble in virtuosic technique.

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 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  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 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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