SWOSU Wind Symphony Plans Edmond, Norman and Dallas Concerts


The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Music’s Wind Symphony, the top instrumental ensemble featuring 47 SWOSU students, hits the road for three performances next week in Edmond, Moore and Dallas TX.

Performances are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 26-27. All shows are free and open to the public.

The first stop for the symphony on Friday at 1 p.m. is Edmond North High School. The group then moves to the Moore High School Performing Arts Center for a 7 p.m. concert. The symphony then travels south to Dallas to the Meyerson Symphony Center for the final performance on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

The Wind Symphony will feature a show titled “Mothership.” Literature includes: Ecstatic Fanfare by Steven Bryant; Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets featuring Dr. Richard Tirk and Dr. James South; Mason Bates’s Mothership written for electronics and wind ensemble featuring Dr. Keith Talley, Dr. David Bessinger, Hector Lopez and Chih-hsuan Chang; and Elsa’s Procession and Blue Shades.

For more information, contact SWOSU Band Director Marc Mueller at 580.774.3175 or at marc.mueller@swosu.edu.