Salem Band will perform its annual Winter Concert on February 19 at 3 p.m. in Hanes Auditorium. This exciting program includes Blaze the Trail by Lisa Galvin, Percy Grainger’s Molly on the Shore, jazz standard Birdland, Ken Burns’ documentary music, Ashokan Farewell, and classic wind band compositions by Clifton Williams and John Zdechlik. Other works include the fun and unusual Minor Alterations No.2: Carols from the Dark Side; and Cripple Creek from the Southern Mountains from the Moravian Music Foundation archives, by NC composer Lamar Stringfield. Salem Band’s Guest Artist for this program is local bass-baritone and UNCSA graduate Leonard Rowe, who will sing a Mozart aria with the band. This concert is generously supported by a grant from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem Forsyth County. FREE in Hanes Auditorium, Elberson Fine Arts Center, on the campus of Salem Academy and College.
All concerts are free and open to the public. Contact [email protected] for more info.
About Salem Band
Established in 1771, Salem Band is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation, celebrating 250 years in 2021-2022. Eileen Young, Music Director. More information at www.salemband.org