The 2017 Festival of Winds Honor Band will be held on Saturday, May 6. Please check back in January 2017 for updated details about the Festival.
Dr. Gretchen Renshaw, conductor (Hendrix College)
Saturday, May 7, 2016Hendrix CollegeStaples Auditorium
Program for the 2016 Festival of Winds Honor BandJohn Mackey: UndertowDavid Biedenbender: Melodious ThunkOla Gjeilo: MeridianDmitri Shostakovich, arr. Erickson: Folk Dances
Hosted by Hendrix College and the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble
Students from Arkansas and surrounding states will gather to collaborate in a day of music making under the direction of Dr. Gretchen Renshaw.
In this challenging and musically intensive setting, students will have the opportunity to improve and deepen their musical skills.
Don’t miss this exciting event — come and be a part of it!
The Wind Ensemble is composed of students from a wide variety of majors on campus. Drawing from symphonic band, wind ensemble, and chamber winds repertoire, the ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary works. The Wind Ensemble performs four concerts annually.