Hosted by Hendrix College and the Hendrix College Wind EnsembleDr. Gretchen Renshaw James, conductor
2019 Festival of Winds Guest ConductorMichael Garasi, Principal Conductor of the Brass Band of Battle Creek and Music Director of the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, May 4, 2019Hendrix CollegeStaples Auditorium
Program for the 2019 Festival of Winds Honor BandRichard Saucedo: Flight of the ThunderbirdGustav Holst: First Suite in E-flat, I. ChaconneEric Whitacre: Lux AurumqueRandall Standridge: Argentum
Students from Arkansas and surrounding states will gather to collaborate in a day of music making under the direction of Dr. Gretchen Renshaw James.
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.