SWE Performance Scheduled for April 28

The 2018-19 performance schedule for the Arkansas Tech University Department of Music will conclude on Sunday, April 28, with a concert by the ATU Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

The performance will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Witherspoon Auditorium, 407 West Q Street in Russellville. Admission will be free and open to the public.

Pieces on the program for Arkansas Tech’s premier wind ensemble include “Always Coming Home” by Stephen Taylor, “Folk Songs for Soprano and Band” by Bernard Gilmore, “Lincolnshire Posy” by Percy Grainger and “Symphony No. 8” by David Maslanka.

Vocalist Holly Ruth Gale, ATU associate professor of music, will lend her talents to the performance of “Folk Songs for Soprano and Band.”

Dr. Daniel A. Belongia, associate professor of music and director of bands, leads the ATU Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

The April 28 concert will coincide with the spring 2019 ATU band alumni reunion.

A band composed of ATU alumni will perform under guest conductors Travis Beard, Hal Cooper and Michael Hancock.

Learn more about the reunion.