UD to Host Annual Great River Wind Symphony

Feb 1, 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque will host the annual Great River Wind Symphony on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center.

WHAT:            Great River Wind Symphony

WHEN:            Saturday, Feb. 25 – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:          John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque

ADMISSION: Free | Ticket Required

Approximately 100 instrumental musicians from Clarke University, Loras College, and the University of Dubuque will come together to form the Great River Wind Symphony in a concert celebrating collegiate bands of the Mississippi River. The ninth annual concert will be directed by David Resnick, instructor of music at Clarke; Glenn Pohland, DMA, associate professor of music at Loras; and Nicholas Bratcher, EdD, associate professor of music and director of instrumental music at UD.

The concert will feature a Midwestern premiere of “Whispering of Fields Unsown,” which was commissioned by a consortium of institutions organized by the Western and Northwestern Divisions of the College Band Directors National Association. Among those institutions is UD - Bratcher, conductor.

Admission is free; however, a ticket is required. Tickets are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Farber Box Office, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street, by phone at 563.585.SHOW, or online at www.dbq.edu/heritagecenter.