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Symphonic Wind Ensemble concert to feature music from around the world

February 11, 2019, in Latest News, Music

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble at Morningside College will present “Passport,” a concert featuring music from around the world, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.

The performance is free and open to the public.

The program will feature “Ireland: Of Legend and Lore” by Robert Smith; “Intermezzo” from the Italian opera “Cavalleria Rusticana” by Mascagni, arranged by Falcone; “Home on the Range,” a folk song of the American West by Kelly, arranged by Barnes and Ralston; “L’Inglesina (The Little English Girl)” by Cese; “El Cumbanchero” by Puerto Rican composer Hernandez, arranged by Iwai; “Paris Montmartre,” an arrangement of French songs by Mashima; “Tarjan, Hungarian Pictures” by Deleruyelle; “Impressions of Japan” by Barnes; and “Homage to Bharat (Reflections of India)” by Balmages.

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble is a concert band that performs music written for winds and percussion. It is under the direction of Shane Macklin, assistant professor of music at Morningside College.