UMBC Wind Ensemble to Perform at the Kennedy Center (11/29)

Published: Nov 28, 2011

By: Tom Moore

The UMBC Wind Ensemble, directed by Richard Spece (adjunct instructor, Music), has been invited to perform at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, November 29. The UMBC Wind Ensemble is comprised of exceptional woodwind, brass and percussion performers who enjoy the challenge of performing excellent concert literature.

“The UMBC Wind Ensemble is honored and excited to be performing at the Kennedy Center,” remarked Dr. Spece. “This is an incredible opportunity for the students who, through hard work and dedication, have become a regionally recognized and accomplished ensemble.”

The program will feature Trittico by Vaclav Nelhybel, Equus by Eric Whitacre, Sanctuary by Frank Ticheli and Adrenaline City by Adam Gorb.

The performance will take place at the Millennium Stage, located in the Grand Foyer, at 6:00 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. The concert may also be viewed online in real time by clicking here.

The Wind Ensemble’s next performance at UMBC will take place on Wednesday, December 8, at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. More information is available on the Arts & Culture Calendar.

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