UWL Symphonic Band: Ancient Flower

Mar 7, 2024

07:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Annett Recital Hall, 152 Lowe Center for the Arts, 333 North 16th Street
La Crosse, 54601

Event Website

(608) 785-8446

The UWL Symphonic Band presents it’s first concert of 2024 in the Annett Recital Hall on March 7. The concert is free to the public, and the program includes:

Cenotaph by Jack Stamp (b. 1954) Jack Stamp’s “Cenotaph” is a powerful and emotive piece that explores the depth of human emotions, creating a profound musical experience that resonates with audiences.

Themes from Green Bushes by Percy Grainger (1882-1961) Percy Grainger’s timeless “Themes from Green Bushes” promises to transport the audience to a world of pastoral beauty and melodic richness, showcasing the band’s versatility and musicality.

Ancient Flower by Yukiko Nishimura (b. 1967) Yukiko Nishimura’s “Ancient Flower” is a contemporary gem that blends traditional and modern elements, creating a sonic landscape that is both enchanting and thought-provoking.

The Cave You Fear by Michael Markowski (b. 1986) Michael Markowski’s “The Cave You Fear” takes the listener on a gripping journey through musical landscapes, challenging the band to explore the depths of their artistic expression.

Soul Bossa Nova by Quincy Jones (b. 1933) Quincy Jones’ iconic “Soul Bossa Nova” infuses the program with a burst of energy, offering a delightful and infectious rhythm that is sure to have the audience tapping their feet.

Fable by Erik Morales (b. 1966) Erik Morales’ “Fable” showcases the composer’s keen sense of melody and orchestration, providing a dynamic and engaging piece that will leave a lasting impression.

Instant Concert by Harold Walters (b. 1918-1984) Harold Walters’ “Instant Concert” is a delightful medley of familiar tunes that will leave the audience entertained and uplifted, demonstrating the band’s skill and versatility.