The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble will be performing its final concert of the spring semester in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 25. It is free and open to the public.

The ensemble, under the direction of Margaret Underwood, visiting assistant professor with the WCU School of Music, will include works by Edward Gregson, Vincent Persichetti, Robert Kurka, J.S. Bach and Michael Gandolfi.

The eclectic program will feature the student concerto competition winner, tuba player Andre Thacker, performing the first movement of Gregson’s “Tuba Concerto.”

WCU Wind Ensemble

WCU Wind Ensemble

The WCU Wind Ensemble is an auditioned group of musicians performing a challenging repertory that includes premieres of commissioned works. For more information, contact the School of Music at 828-227-7242.