Andrews University Wind Symphony Spring Concert

   Howard Performing Arts Center
   Sat, April 23, 2022 @ 08:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Howard Center

The final concert of the 2021–2022 Andrews University Wind Symphony season features a number of classic works and transcriptions for band, including selections from "Lincolnshire Posy" and "Pictures at an Exhibition." The title piece, "Tempered Steel," is a tribute to all who have endured the pandemic of the past two years. The program will feature student conducting appearances by Cyril Punay and Jason Marquez and a horn solo performed by our horn section leader, Erin Penrod. There will also be a musical tribute to the people of Ukraine. The program is free to the public as a thank-you to all the wonderful WAUS members.


  1. "March of the Belgian Paratroopers" (Pierre Leemans)
  2. "Andante" from "Horn Concerto" (Gliere, arr. Cheseaux)
  3. "Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral" (Richard Wagner, trans. Calliet)
  4. Selections from "Lincolnshire Posy" (Percy Grainger)


  1. "Tempered Steel" (Charles Rochester)
  2. "Sunrise at Angel's Gate" (Philip Sparke)
  3. "Symphony No. 1: The Lord of the Rings" (Johann de Meij)
  4. "Prayer for Ukraine" (Mykola Lysenko, arr. Patrick Dunnigan)
  5. "Promenade & The Great Gate of Kiev" (Mussorgsky/trans. Leidzen)

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

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. Wearing of masks is encouraged.

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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   Howard Performing Arts Center