Hosted by Hendrix College and the Hendrix College Wind EnsembleDr. Gretchen Renshaw James, conductor
***Due to the school closures and health concerns surrounding the coronavirus, the 2020 Festival of Winds has been cancelled.***
2020 Festival of Winds Guest ConductorKelly WatkinsConcert Band Director, Eastern Connecticut State UniversityTrumpet, United States Coast Guard Band
Saturday, May 2, 2020Hendrix CollegeStaples Auditorium
Program for the 2020 Festival of Winds Honor BandCait Nishimura: Chasing SunlightKevin Day: A Song for TomorrowPierre LaPlante: American RiversongsChristopher Theofanidis: Sweet like that
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.