JMU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will be performing on Apr. 29

Photo by Kathy Lam

JMU Wind Symphony
and Symphonic Band

Sunday, April 29 @ 2 p.m., Concert Hall

This end-of-the-year concert features the Wind Symphony performing Jennifer Higdon’s Percussion Concerto, which won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Classical Composition in 2010. Also included are performances by JMU graduate students, Jamieson Carr and David Newcomb.

The Wind Symphony, under the direction of Stephen Bolstad, is the premier wind and percussion ensemble at James Madison University. They have performed at the College Band Directors National Association and the National Band Association conventions in New Orleans in 1988, Charlotte in 1992, Williamsburg in 1994 and Greensboro in 1999. They have performed at numerous Virginia Music Educators Conferences, and in 2007, at the Kennedy Center. The Wind Symphony has recorded for Kjos, CPP/Belwin, Warner Brothers and C.L. Barnhouse publishing companies.

Ticket prices: $8–$10 Advance tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at the box office (Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and 1½ hours prior to performance). Major credits cards, cash, checks and JACards accepted.
JMU student tickets: $4 in person at the box office only with student ID. One ticket per ID. Student tickets are not available online. Cash only 1½ hours prior to performance.

Mailing Tickets/Will Call — Tickets that are ordered more than two weeks in advance of a performance will be mailed to the address on file. Ticket orders received less than two weeks prior to a performance will be held for pickup at the Will Call window.

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