Public Events

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Festival of Winds Honor Band Concert

Staples Auditorium, 7:30 PM

Students from 26 high schools across the state of Arkansas will gather for a day of music making under the direction of Dr. Gretchen Renshaw, Hendrix College's Director of Bands. The festival will culminate in the Festival of Winds Honor Band Concert. The first half of the concert features the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble performing works by Brian Balmages, Steven Reineke, and Percy Grainger. The Honor Band will perform on the second half of the concert with works by John Mackey, David Biedenbender, and Ola Gjeilo. The program will end with Dmitri Shostakovich's "Folk Dance," which will be performed by the combined forces of the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble and the Festival of Winds Honor Band.

Sponsored by the Department of Music

For more information contact Dr. Gratchen Renshaw: 501-450-1422 or

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