UND Wind Ensemble to present Spring Concert: "Let's Dance!"

Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:00pm to 10:00pm

ND Wind Ensemble to present Spring Concert: “Let’s Dance!” The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. James Popejoy, will present their spring concert on Thursday, April 22, at 8:00 p.m.

The performance will be held at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus and is free and open to the public. Those attending the concert are asked to wear masks, and should plan to sit socially distant in the auditorium to comply with university safety protocols. The ensemble members will be wearing masks and using bell covers on their instruments, as well as sitting six-feet apart on the stage.

The livestream and digital program will be available at https://arts-sciences.und.edu/academics/music/stream/.

Their program will feature music that focuses around the theme “Let’s Dance!” Included will be performances of such diverse repertoire as Suite of Old American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett; Danse Bachannale by Camille Saint-Saëns; Timothy Mahr’s When I Close My Eyes, I See Dancers; Chorale and Shaker Dance by John Zdechlik; and highlights from the musical “La La Land.” The concert will also feature the premiere performance of a new chamber work by Giovanni Santos, co-commissioned by UND Bands.

For additional information concerning this event, please contact Dr. James Popejoy, Director of Bands, at james.popejoy@und.edu or 701-777-2815. 


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