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Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Performs Bernstein, Copland, Bach and Others, Dec. 3

The Hofstra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band performs their annual fall concert at the Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, on Saturday, December 3, from 8-10:30 p.m. Directed by Peter L. Boonshaft and James McCrann, the program features a wide variety of traditional and contemporary works.

Performances by the Hofstra University Wind Ensemble:

  • Leonard Bernstein’s Overture to “Candide”
  • Joel Puckett’s Emory’s Barcarolle  
  • Johann Sebastian Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • Aaron Copland’s Down a Country Lane
  • Henry Fillmore’s Americans We 

And the Hofstra University Symphonic Band:

  • Frank Ticheli’s An American Elegy
  • Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring 
  • Andrew Boysen’s Kirkpatrick Fanfare
  • and Stephen Melillo’s Escape from Plato’s Cave

Members of the Hofstra community receive up to two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Tickets are $10 general admission; $8 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID.

Tickets are available online and at the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m. If seats are available, tickets will also be sold at the door starting 90 minutes prior to the start of the concert.

About the author

Ginny Greenberg

Ginny Greenberg is director of public relations and an alumna of Hofstra University.

Email her at prpgse@hofstra.edu .

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