SUNY Plattsburgh Music Department presents the Adirondack Wind Ensemble (AWE), under the direction of Daniel Gordon, on January 30, Saturday at 4pm.
AWE will perform its annual winter concerts on Saturday, January 30 at 4:00 pm at E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium in Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus and Sunday, January 31 at 2:00 pm at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10 general admission, available at the door only. All students are free.
The program will include the premiere of a new work by Texas composer Dominic Dousa, commissioned by AWE for the occasion with funds from the Eleanor Marcus Music Endowment. Also featured on the program will be clarinetist Janine Scherline, who will perform Philip Sparke’s Clarinet Concerto. The remaining works on the program are a chamber work by Heitor Villa-Lobos and Paul Hindemith’s Symphony in B-flat.
The Adirondack Wind Ensemble is a professional musical ensemble of wind and percussion instruments. Its performers consist primarily of music educators from around the North Country. The group is dedicated to presenting concert performances by members of this community for this community.
These concerts are made possible with funds from the Plattsburgh College Foundation Eleanor Marcus Music Endowment; the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts; the SUNY Plattsburgh Student Association through the Campus Arts Council and the Music Department; a College Auxiliary Services grant, the SUNY Plattsburgh President’s Office, Alumni Association, and Fitness Center; Stewart’s Shops; and Kneucraft Fine Jewelry and Design.