Wind ensemble, concert bands to perform this week at NSU


NATCHITOCHES – The NSU Wind Ensemble along with the Magale Concert Band and Fredericks Concert Band will perform this week. The NSU Wind Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. and the Magale Concert Band and Fredericks Concert Band will present a concert on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. Both concerts will be held in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Wind Ensemble conducted by Dan McDonald will play “William Byrd Suite” by Gordon Jacob, “Notezart” by Cindy McTee, “Irish Tune from County Derry” by Percy Grainger and “First Suite in E-flat” by Gustav Holst.

McDonald will conduct the Magale Concert Band with graduate conductor Jorge Ojeda Muñoz. The ensemble will perform  Diamond Tide by Viet Cuong, “Moon by Night” by Jonathan Newman and “Symphonic Dance No. 3, ‘”Fiesta”’ by Clifton Williams.

The Fredericks Concert Band will be conducted by Oliver Molina and will play “The Great Locomotive Chase” by Robert W. Smith, “Impulse Engine” by Carolyn Bremer,“The Beethoven Machine” by Michael Colgrass and “Foundry” by John Mackey.