The Wartburg College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will present their annual fall concert Nov. 5-6.
The bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Neumann Auditorium. Admission is free.
Dr. Craig A. Hancock, associate professor of music, directs both groups.
The 95-member Symphonic Band will perform three recent compositions, including “Clown Act” (2011) by Thomas Kahelin, “Sound Innovations Fanafare” (2010) by Robert Sheldon and “Forever Shining” (2010) by James Swearingen. Other numbers are “Resting in the Peace of His Hands” by John Gibson, “On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss” by David R. Holsinger and “Bridgewater Breeze” by Adam Gorb.
The 60-member Wind Ensemble will feature two recent works, “Critical Mass” (2010) by Todd Stalter and “Present Joys” (2009) by Walter S. Hartley. The program also will include “The Star-Spangled Banner” arranged by Jack Stamp, “American Overture for Band” by Joseph Willcox Jenkins, “See Rock City” by Brant Karrick, and “Gloriosa” by Yasuhide Ito.