Wind Symphony concert

Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Northwest Wind Symphony will present the second part of its fall concert. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the concert venue will not be accessible to the public; today's concert can be viewed at

The program, beginning at 1 p.m. at this link, will include arrangements of Johann Strauss’ “Blue Danube” and Sousa’s “The Thunderer March.” At 1:40 p.m., a second group will perform arrangements of Gustav Holst’s “Jupiter” from The Planets and Sousa’s “Liberty Bell March.”

The Northwest Wind Symphony, conducted by Artist-in-Residence John Bell, is the University’s premiere wind ensemble and performs the best standard selections from all styles and periods, in addition to recent repertoire for wind bands.

The Wind Symphony has been selected by peer reviewers to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference and Clinic and at the Nebraska Music Educators Association Conference and Clinic. In 2017, the Wind Symphony was selected by the College Band Directors National Association peer review committee as one of 10 band programs in the United States to be recognized as an exemplary collegiate Small Band Program.

Contact Info

John Bell
(660) 562-1952

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