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Music with Friends Concert Featuring the Westminster College Wind Ensemble

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Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017

Join the award-winning Westminster College Wind Ensemble for the last Music with Friends concert of the season this Friday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Will W. Orr Auditorium at Westminster College. There will be chamber music from the student Woodwind Quartet at 6:50 p.m. until 7:10 p.m. in Orr Lobby. The concert is free and open for all.

Special guests for the evening include the Wilmington Area High School Symphonic Band under the direction of Mr. Jonathan Nickel, 2009 Westminster graduate.

“I am extremely proud of Jonathan Nickel and what he has accomplished since graduating,” says Greig. “My students have enjoyed the opportunity of working with him.  I am also very proud of the others who have graduated and are doing such fine work.”

The Westminster College Wind Ensemble will perform “Cityscapes “by Scott Boerma; “Symphonies of Gaia” by Jayce John Ogren; “March” from the Moorside Suite by Gustav Holst; “Lord Tullamore” by Carl Wittrock; and “Grace” by Brian Balmages (conducted by Mr. Nickel).

The past two Music with Friends concerts led up to the major concert of the season, the Wind Ensemble performance at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle, PA on Friday, March 31 beginning at 7:30 pm. “We are so happy that the Wind Ensemble has been included on the Scottish Rite Concert Calendar,” added Greig. The concert will be free and open for all.

For more information, contact Dr. R. Tad Greig at or 724-946-7279.