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UPDATE: Angelo State Wind Ensemble begins semester with concert at Murphey Performance Hall

The ensemble features 53 student musicians on various woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.
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SAN ANGELO, Texas — UPDATE: Angelo State University's Wind Ensemble's concert will move to the Murphey Performance Hall, 72 W. College Ave.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Angelo State University Wind Ensemble will present its first public concert of the fall semester at 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Bill Aylor Sr. Memorial RiverStage, 16 W. Avenue A.

"Masterworks: Dances, Marches and Hymns," is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating.

The concert program will include:

  • "Courtly Airs and Dances" by Ron Nelson
  • "After the Thunderer" from "Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa" by Ira Hearshen
  • "Country Band March" by Charles Ives
  • "Incantation and Dance" by John Barnes Chance
  • "Irish Tune from County Derry" by Percy Grainger
  • "Circus Days" by Karl King
  • "Symphonic Dance No. 3: Fiesta" by Clifton Williams

The ASU Wind Ensemble features 53 student musicians on various woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. It is directed by Dr. Jonathan Alvis, associate professor of music and ASU director of bands.