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Wind ensemble presents fall concert Nov. 10

The EMU Wind Ensemble will present its fall concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Lehman Auditorium at EMU. The 33-member group, conducted by James W. (Jim) Warner, will open the program with “A Song of Praise,” arranged by James D. Ployar and based on the hymn, “This is My Father’s World.” The ensemble will also perform “Towards a New Hori ...More

Jazz ensemble concert to benefit student scholarship fund

The EMU Jazz Ensemble will be in concert 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 8, in EMU’s Lehman Auditorium. The eight-member group, directed by Jim Warner, will play a broad repertoire of classic and contemporary jazz tunes. EMU senior Lena Risser will provide vocal accompaniment on selections by Frank N. Wildhorn, George Gershwin and Rogers & Hart. Warner, who also directs the EMU Wind Ensem ...More

EMU to Spotlight Music of Brazil

Paulo Steinberg Brazilian music and culture will come center stage in two concerts presented by music department faculty and students at EMU. Pianist and p ...More

Wind Ensemble Blows Spring Breezes

The Eastern Mennonite University Wind Ensemble will present its spring concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 10, in Lehman Auditorium at EMU. The 23-member group, conducted by James W. (Jim) Warner, will open the program with “Allerseelen (All Souls’ Day),” an art song by Richard Strauss, arranged by Albert Oliver Davis. The ensemble will also perform “Ampar ...More

EMU Jazz Concert Doubles the Pleasure

EMU Jazz will blend notes and talents with “Just Jazzin’” for a spring concert Mar. 30. Photo by Jim Bishop Two local jazz ensembles will join musical ...More

Wind Ensemble Puts On Playful Air

The Eastern Mennonite University Wind Ensemble will present a concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Lehman Auditorium. The 32-member group, conducted by James W. (Jim) Warner, will perform “Brook Green Suite,” a 1933 composition by Gustav Holst that includes the use of a folk melody. The suite exhibits Holst’s me ...More

Chorale to Spotlight Vivaldi

The Eastern Mennonite University Chorale will present its spring concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 20, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. The 21-member student choir, directed by Janet M. Hostetter, will perform Vivaldi’s "Gloria," accompanied by the EMU string quartet; John Fast, organist; April Miller, oboist; Jim Warner, trumpeter; and soloists Rebeca ...More