Wind Music of Today
November 4, 2012
Join the Metropolitan Wind Symphony for the first concert of this season under MWS Music Director Lewis J. Buckley, former director of the United States Coast Guard Band for 29 years, as we predominantly perform a wide range of well crafted works written in the last fifty years for concert band. Featured will be A Jubilant Overture by Alfred Reed, Rest by Frank Ticheli, Equus by Eric Whitacre, Southern Harmony by Donald Grantham, Asphalt Cocktail by John Mackey, Hands Across the Sea by John Philip Sousa, O Cool is the Valley by Vincent Persichetti, Hymn to the Fallen by John Williams, narrator, Peter Ross, Armed Forces Medley arranged by Lewis J. Buckley, and Silverado by Bruce Broughton. Mr. Buckley will deliver a pre-concert lecture at 1:30 pm.