Wind Symphony Blows Through With Desert Concert

Published: October 28, 2014 | Read Time: 1 minutes

SUU wind symphonyThe Southern Utah University’s Wind Symphony will blow through Cedar City with its Thursday, October 30 concert made up of the University’s top wind and percussion students for the “Sonoran Desert Holiday” concert.

The performance will feature selected works from heralded composers, as well as a solo by student Bethany Hardy on alto saxophone. Under the direction of Dr. Adam Lambert, the SUU Wind Symphony will present a harmonious musical journey beginning at 7 p.m. that night.

The SUU Wind Symphony is an auditioned ensemble made up of the top wind and percussion students at SUU. The ensemble is committed to the performance of the highest quality contemporary and traditional works in the wind band repertoire. Innovative concerts, adventurous programming, and high-level music making are the hallmarks of this select ensemble.

Dr. Adam Lambert is in his third year in SUU’s Department of Music as director of bands and brass studies. As an active trumpet educator, performer, and clinician in both classical and jazz, Dr. Lambert has performed as a professional jazz musician at many major jazz festivals, including the Snow Bird Jazz Festival, the Park City Jazz Festival, and the Salt Lake City Jazz Festival.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for SUU alumni with card and $5 for youth. SUU faculty, staff and students are free with a valid ID card.

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