Quad City Wind Ensemble kicks off Oct. 21

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

The 27th season of the Quad City Wind Ensemble kicks off Sunday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. The theme of the concert is "Reflections," music that features nature and the seasons, and will feature principal saxophonist Dane Marolf.

Mr. Marolf will perform "Fantasia for Alto Saxophone" by Claude T. Smith accompanied by the wind ensemble. Conducted by Brian L. Hughes, the QCWE will also perform a variety of pieces from the concert band and wind ensemble repertoire, including works by Brian Balmages, Nancy Galbraith, Andrew Boysen, and Alfred Reed. The concert will immediately be followed by a reception with free refreshments and homemade treats.

Admission in $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and FREE for all students through 12th grade. Season tickets will also be available at the door for $32. See attached poster for details. We hope you can join us at the Galvin Fine Arts Center on the campus of St. Ambrose for this special event!