The Wind Symphony concert will embrace styles performed by the John Philip Sousa Band in the early part of the 20th century.
The program for the concert includes:
Semper Fidelis – Sousa/Brion & Schissel
Fugue on Yankee Doodle – Sousa/Brion & Schissel
Irish Tune from County Derry – Grainger
Blue Bells of Scotland – Pryor/Higgins
The Black Horse Troop – Sousa/Fennell
Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna – von Suppe/Fillmore
Log Cabin Blues – Green/Baker
Easter Monday on the White House Lawn – Sousa/Rogers
Handel in the Strand – Grainger/Sousa/Brion/Schissel
Roosters Lay Eggs in Kansas – Lake/Foster
Stars and Stripes Forever – Sousa
“This concert series is the result of collaboration between WVU’s College of Creative Arts and Morgantown Board of Parks and Recreation, joining together to bring the Morgantown community free live music entertainment this Summer, in all types of musical genres,” said Darko Velichkovski, director of the music industry program. “As such, it is also a great opportunity for our music industry students to gain a meaningful experience in all the aspects of live music production management and organization. Their involvement with the productions like this one is crucial for their growth and progress as future music industry professionals.”
The concert begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The series is also sponsored by BOPARC, City of Morgantown, Monongalia County Commission and Coca-Cola.
For full series information, visit the Sounds of Summer website.