SOMERS — The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Wind Ensemble and Community Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Bedford Concert Hall at UW-Parkside, 900 Wood Road.
Directed by Laura Rexroth, the Wind Ensemble performs literature for woodwinds, brass and percussion. Consisting of non-majors and majors, this ensemble performs two to three concerts per semester.
The Wind Ensemble plays music from all centuries — from Susato and Berlioz to Augusta Read Thomas. Repertoire consists mostly of original works for winds, with some transcriptions and popular music.
The UW-Parkside Community Band is a 65-member adult ensemble that performs four concerts each academic season. The ensemble performs original works for band, orchestral transcriptions, contemporary compositions and popular selections.
Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for students and seniors.