The Fort Hays State University Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds will perform their second concert of the year, entitled “Dancing with the Heart” at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center.
The Fort Hays Symphonic Winds, under the direction of Peter Lillpopp, will open the concert with Jan Van der Roost’s “Mercury March” followed by American composer Carolyn Bremer’s baseball homage “Tinker to Evers to Chance.” British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams’ engaging “Folk Song Suite” provides an exciting conclusion to the program
The FHSU Wind Ensemble will open the second half of the concert under the baton of Jeff Jordan. This portion of the concert will feature Jordan’s original work, “Tharsos,” composed in honor of the late John Pozdro, long time music faculty member at the University of Kansas. Other highlights of the program will include Eric Whitacre’s “Sleep” and Brian Balmages’ exciting dance overture, “Fiesta de los Toros.”
Students are admitted free with their Tiger Card, and other tickets are: $6 for adults; $4 for students and senior citizens; children 12 and under are free.