Wind Symphony Fall Concert "Hands Across the Sea"

   Howard Performing Arts Center
   Sat, October 23, 2021 @ 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Howard Center

The Andrews University Wind Symphony presents its fall concert, "Hands Across the Sea," on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Howard Performing Arts Center. The international theme of this program includes the titular march emphasizing the friendship of nations, as well as music from Russia, Scotland, Armenia, Norway, the Andean region of South America, Japan, Korea and even the planet Jupiter. You won’t want to miss this concert as the Wind Symphony performs its first full concert of the 2021–2022 season. Audience members in attendance will be required to wear a mask, but there are no limits on seating capacity, so please join us in-person to experience live music once again!



  1. "Hands Across the Sea March" (John Philip Sousa, ed. Brion & Schissel)  
  2. "Procession of the Nobles" (Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov/arr. Leidzen)  
  3. "Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song" (Samuel Hazo)  
  4. "The Bluebells of Scotland" (Leroy Anderson) 
  5. "Armenian Dances, Part I" (Alfred Reed)  


  1. "Valdres Marsj" (Johannes Hanssen/ed. Schissel) 
  2. "Volver a la Montana" (Shelley Hanson) 
  3. "Variations on a Korean Folk Song" (John Barnes Chance)  
  4. "Jupiter from 'The Planets'" (Gustav Holst/arr. Curnow)  


Andrews University 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.


COVID-19 Safety Measures

All students, employees and visitors to campus will be required to wear masks in the public spaces inside Andrews University campus buildings regardless of vaccination status, effective Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, and currently through Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021.

We encourage you (our guests) to be vaccinated or have recently tested negative for COVID-19. Please self-screen for symptoms and exposures prior to attending a concert. You should not attend events if symptomatic or if you meet Health Department criteria for isolation or quarantine. 

The University is continually monitoring transmission data for the area as well as recommendations from both local and federal agencies. The University may alter mitigation protocols to address changes in risk. This could include requiring the wearing of masks/face coverings and up to canceling or postponing an event. 

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