Hendrix College Wind Ensemble Presents “Danzon!”

CONWAY, Ark. (February 13, 2013) - The Hendrix College Wind Ensemble, conducted by Hendrix music professor Dr. Karen Fannin, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, in Staples Auditorium. 

The program will include Ecstatic Fanfare by North Little Rock native Steven Bryant, Prelude in the Dorian Mode by Antonio de Cabézon / scored by Grainger, Foundry by John Mackey, Children's March by Percy Grainger, and Danzón No. 2 by Arturo Márquez / arr. Nickel. 

Twelve members of the Hendrix College Choir will be featured on the performance of Grainger. Hendrix music professor Dr. Norman Boehm will be a guest pianist on the performances of Bryant, Grainger, and Márquez.

A reception will follow in the Trieschmann Gallery featuring Spanish and Mexican goodies created by the Hendrix College Spanish House.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Hendrix College Department of Music at 501-450-1422.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.