March 9 – Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall

The fourth annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival will be held in Orchestra Hall on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1:30pm.  This concert is FREE and open to the public – no tickets required.  Simply come to Orchestra Hall on March 9 and find your favorite seat in Chicago’s finest concert hall and enjoy the music of four concert bands from across the land performing the music of Percy Aldridge Grainger.  Doors open at 1:00pm.

Program to include Grainger’s
Lincolnshire Posy
Children’s March
Irish Tune from County Derry
Australian Up-Country Tune
Shepherd’s Hey
And works by Vaughan Williams, Lauridsen, Shostakovich, Hazo, Nelson, Sousa, and more.

Featuring

Southeastern Louisiana University Wind Symphony
Dr. Glen J. Hemberger, conductor

Connetquot High School Wind Ensemble
Gregory Johnson, director

Brainerd High School Wind Symphony
Chris Fogderud, director

Avon Lake Symphonic Band
David Eddleman, director

Saturday, March 9, 2013
1:30pm – 4:00pm
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Avenue
FREE, NO TICKETS REQUIRED
For more information, call 800-395-2036
Concert presented by Music Celebrations International

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