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  • Festival of Winds Honor Band

  • 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, 2016
    Hendrix College
    Staples Auditorium

    Program for the 2016 Festival of Winds Honor Band
    John Mackey: Undertow
    David Biedenbender: Melodious Thunk
    Ola Gjeilo: Meridian
    Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Erickson: Folk Dances

    Hosted by Hendrix College and the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble

    An Invitation

    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!

    Hendrix College Wind Ensemble

    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.