UNL Wind Ensemble Concert & Reception March 30

Lincoln, Neb.–The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Wind Ensemble will premiere composer Kevin Day’s “Windborne,” a concerto for horn commissioned by Glenn Korff School of Music alumnus Steven Cohen (B.A. 2014; M.M. 2015).

Also included on the Wind Ensemble’s program will be Gustav Holst’s “A Fugal Overture,” arranged by Robert Ponto; Jennifer Jolley’s “March!”; and Ira Hearshen’s “Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa.”

Left: Kevin Day. Photo by Sara Bill Photography/Karen Cubides Agency. Right: Steven Cohen. Photo by Aleksandr Karjaka.
Left: Kevin Day. Photo by Sara Bill Photography/Karen Cubides Agency. Right: Steven Cohen. Photo by Aleksandr Karjaka.

The piece will premiere at the Wind Ensemble concert on Wednesday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed. Visit https://music.unl.edu/webcasts the day of the performance for the link.

It will also be performed at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) North Central Division Conference in April at the University of Wisconsin, as part of the Wind Ensemble’s invitation to perform there.

Following the concert, Kappa Kappa Psi – Epsilon Omega Chapter and the UNL Band Alumni Association will host a reception for band members, their families and alumni. We would love to have alumni attend and discuss the possibility of hosting a spring reunion with the Campus Band!

Read more about the concert and the concerto premiere.

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