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Dan Balash

University of Houston Wind Ensemble/Orchestra at Stagg

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Amos Alonzo Stagg High School is privileged to announce the upcoming premier performance of the University of Houston Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, taking place at the school’s Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 18th at 7:00 p.m. This one-night only event is a preview of their Midwest Performance on Wednesday the 19th.


Stagg High School is located at 8015 W. 111th Street (the corner of 111th Street and Roberts Road). Tickets for this exclusive performance are only $10 each and will be available at the Stagg box office before the show. For more information, contact Bob Mecozzi, Director of Bands, at 708-974-7476 or at rmecozzi@d230.org.


The program is a “Transcriptions-In-Reverse” Concert. The band will be playing famous orchestral literature, and the orchestra will be performing wind standards. The program is as follows:


-Academic Festival Overture (Wind Ensemble)-Johannes Brahms/Merlin Patterson

-Slava! (Wind Ensemble)-Leonard Bernstein/Clare Grundman

-English Folk Song Suite (Orchestra)-Ralph Vaughan Williams/Gordon Jacob

James F. Keene, guest conductor

-First Military Suite in Eb (Orchestra) -Gustav Holst/Chris Hazell

Col. Lowell E. Graham, guest conductor

-Lincolnshire Posy (Orchestra)-Percy Aldridge Grainger/Merlin Patterson

-Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walkure (combined)-Richard Wagner

-A Christmas Festival (Combined)-Leroy Anderson


Feel free to email or call if you have any questions. Thanks!

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