PSYWE Season Finale
Dr. Gregory X. Whitmore, conductor
Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
NATHAN DAUGHTREY: Silent Canyons
ALEX SHAPIRO: Train of Thought
CHARLES IVES: Variations on America
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA: In Memoriam: President Garfield’s Funeral March
ROBERT RUSSELL BENNETT: Suite of Old American Dances
JOHN MACKEY: Aurora Awakes
After opening the season with John Philip Sousa's march for the inauguration of President Garfield, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble closes the season with another piece by the American march king, composed for the same president's funeral. The program also includes "Variations on America" by Charles Ives and a "Suite of Old American Dances" by Robert Russell Bennett.
Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.
Learn more about the music in the program notes.