Heisey Wind Ensemble Opens Season At Denison University
Posted: October 17, 2007 / Last Updated: October 19, 2007
The Heisey Wind Ensemble kicks off its 24th season with "Fables, Novels and Poetry" at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The concert is open to the public and admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for senior citizens and children under 12. Area band directors also have free tickets available for their students.
Music selections include "Sound the Bells" by John Williams, "Pacem" by Robert Spittal, "Lochinvar" by James Curnow and "Bayou Breakdown" by Brant Karrick. The ensemble is under the direction of Russell Mikkelson, director of university bands and an associate professor of conducting at The Ohio State University. He has been elected a member of the prestigious American Bandmasters Association.
The Heisey Wind Ensemble, formed in 1985 by J. M. Day and Don Workman, is made up of community members, and Denison students and faculty members. In 2003, the group was selected as one of the top community music groups in the state by the Ohio Music Educators Association.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Heisey Wind Ensemble kicks off their 24th season with "Fables, Novels and Poetry"; 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). Free and open to the public. To confirm, call (740) 587-6220.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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