The Western Carolina University Concert Band and Symphonic Band will take the stage at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, to perform their final concert of the spring semester.
The Concert Band, under the direction of David Starnes, director of the award-winning Pride of the Mountains Marching Band, and Margaret Underwood, visiting director of bands and assistant professor of music, will feature works by Vaughan Williams, Grundman, Young, La Plante and Bryant. The performance will also feature guest conductor Mark Ewing Jr., the winner of the student concerto competition.
The Symphonic Band, under the direction of Starnes, will perform works by Bach, Grainger, Dello Joio, and a new piece by David Biedenbender. They also will be welcoming Underwood as a guest conductor.
Admission is free and the concert is open to the public. For more information, call WCU’s School of Music at 828-227-7242.