AU Wind Symphony Christmas Concert

   Howard Performing Arts Center
   Sat, December 7, 2019 @ 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Howard Performing Arts Center

Get in the Christmas spirit as the Andrews University Wind Symphony, under the direction of Byron Graves, performs its annual holiday concert on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in the Howard Performing Arts Center! Along with classics like the "Nutcracker Suite" and "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," we will go “through the looking glass” with imaginative transformations of familiar Christmas melodies. Don’t miss it!



"Holst Winter Suite" (arr. Robert Smith)                                                                                           

"On This Day Earth Shall Ring"

"In the Bleak Midwinter"

"Old Brenton Carol"

"Away in a Manger" (arr. Julie Giroux)               

"The Eighth Candle" (Steve Reisteter) 

"Suite from 'The Nutcracker'" (Tchaikovsky, trans. Mark Hindsley)                                                         



"Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"

"Russian Dance-Trepak"

"Arabian Dance"

"Chinese Dance"

"Dance of the Reed Flutes"                            

"Waltz of the Flower"



"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" (arr. John Moss)

"Jingle Bells Fantasy" (John Wasson)                 

"Somewhere in My Memory" (John Williams, arr. John Moss)

"Midnight Sleighride" (Prokofiev, arr. Tom Wallace)

"Minor Alterations" (David Lovrien)     


Wind Symphony

Conductor: Byron Graves

The Andrews University Wind Symphony maintains a significant travel schedule throughout the Great Lakes area and seeks to provide high-quality music programs and concerts representative of Adventist education and Andrews University. The Wind Symphony has performed in England, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Canada and throughout the United States.

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