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Westminster’s Wind and Jazz Ensembles present winter concerts

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Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2023

The Westminster College Wind and Jazz Ensembles will present their winter concerts at the end of this week featuring over 65 music students combined. 

The Wind Ensemble will present “The Art of the Dance” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 3, in Orr Auditorium under the direction of Dr. R. Tad Greig, professor of music and band instructor. 

Wind Ensemble will perform five pieces throughout the concert including works such as “Pageant Overture” by Ronald Lo Presti, “English Dances” by Sir Malcolm Arnold, “The Redwoods” by Rosano Galante, “Armenian Folk Song and Dance” by Aram Khachaturian and “Vanishing Point” by Randall Standridge. 

The Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Tim Winfield, associate professor and chair of the School of Music, will perform at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 5, in Berlin Lounge located in the McKelvey Campus Center on Westminster’s campus. 

Jazz Ensemble will perform eight pieces throughout their concert. Such works include “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “Jersey Bounce” arranged by Sammy Nestico, “Tip Toe” by Thad Jones, “Honk” by Jeff Jarvis, “Bernie’s Tune” by Bernie Miller, “Misty” by Errol Garner, “Chameleon” arranged by Michael Sweeney and “Gibraltar” arranged by Mike Kamuf. 

Both concerts are free and open to the public. 

For information on the Wind Ensemble concert, please contact Greig at 

For information on the Jazz Ensemble concert, please contact Winfield at