March 25 Orchestra/Wind Ensemble Concert Features ‘Music from Film’

The EMU orchestra and the EMU wind ensemble will present a joint concert on the theme, “Music from Film,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 25 in Lehman Auditorium at EMU.

EMUThe EMU wind ensemble will combine its talents with the EMU orchestra in performing music from major motion pictures at a Mar. 25 concert. Photo by Lindsey Grosh

The orchestra, conducted by Dr. Joan Griffing, chair of EMU’s music department, will play selections from “West Side Story,” “Schindler’s List” and movements of Beethoven’s “6th Symphony” (the “Pastorale”).

The wind ensemble, conducted by James W. (Jim) Warner, will play “Slavonic Dances” by Elliott Del Borgo and “Odessy” by James Curnow.

The groups will combine to perform music from “Lord of the Rings.”

Admission to the program is free; donations are welcomed for the EMU music student scholarship fund.

EMUThe EMU wind ensemble and EMU orchestra members. Photo by Lindsey Grosh