posted January 16, 2012

Wind Ensemble to Perform

The Hope College Wind Ensemble will perform under the direction of Gabe Southard on Monday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The concert is titled “Scenes and Moods” and will feature a variety of different styles of music.  The pieces will be “March,” from “Love for Three Oranges,” by Sergei Prokofiev; “Scenes from the Louvre,” by Norman Dello Joio; “After a Gentle Rain,” by Anthony Iannaccone; and “with brightness round about it,” by Nancy Galbraith.

Director Gabe Southard, who joined the Hope faculty in 2007, completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts in conducting at Michigan State University. Prior to his residence at MSU, he served as wind symphony conductor and flute studio teacher at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he also taught orchestration, music appreciation and advanced conducting.

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 277 College Ave., on College Avenue at 12th Street.