JSU Chamber Winds, Ole Miss Wind Ensemble to Present Joint Concert February 17


On Sunday, February 17, Jacksonville State University’s Chamber Winds will perform a joint concert on campus with the Ole Miss Wind Ensemble.  The Ole Miss Wind Ensemble will be conducted by their Director of Bands, David Willson. Assistant Band Director Dr. Bill DeJournett will also be a featured conductor.  Dr. DeJournett is a graduate of Jacksonville State University. The JSU Chamber Winds are under the direction of JSU Director of Bands, Dr. Kenneth G. Bodiford. 

Ole Miss Wind Ensemble's program includes:  "Mangulina" by Paul Basler, "Glorioso" by Yasuhide Ito, "New World Dances" by Martin Ellerby, "Let us Break Bread Together" by Thomas Root, "Carnival of Venice" by Arban (featuring Professor Micah Everett on Euphonium), and "Honey Boys on Parade" by Edward Cupero.

The JSU Chamber Winds will perform "Millennium Canons" by Kevin Puts, "Othello" by Alfred Reed, "Kingfishers Catch Fire" by John Mackey, “Gallop” from "First Suit for Band" by Alfred Reed.

The joint concert begins at 6 p.m. in the Performance Center of Mason Hall on the campus of Jacksonville State University.  It is free and open to the public.

Photo: The JSU Chamber Winds in concert at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels in Anniston. (courtesy)