The Oregon State University Wind Ensemble and the OSU Wind Symphony perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Austin Auditorium at LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis.
The OSU Wind Symphony, under the direction of OSU associate director of bands Olin Hannum, opens the concert with four selections, including a Paul Lavender arrangement of "Sound of Bells" by John Williams, Ida Gotkovsky's “Poeme Du Feu," the second movement of Ira Hearshen’s “Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa,” and more.
After intermission, the OSU Wind Ensemble, under the baton of OSU director of bands Chris Chapman, performs five original works, including “Luminescence” by David Biedenbender, Ernst Toch’s “Spiel," “Andante and Hungarian Rondo” by Carl Maria von Weber, featuring bassoonist Ann Kosanovic-Brown, and “Danzon No. 2” by Arturo Marquez, featuring guest conductor Jason Caslor from Arizona State University; and James Stephenson’s “Song of Myself,” featuring OSU voice instructor Amy Hansen.
Bassoon soloist Kosanovic-Brown, a member of the OSU instrumental faculty and a principal player with the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra, has performed with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Seattle Opera, Deutsche Oper, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and more.
Soprano Amy Hansen, who joined the OSU music faculty in fall 2016, has performed with New York’s Metropolitan Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Opera Canada, the Edmonton Opera and the Calgary Opera.
Tickets are $5 general admission, OSU students with identification and K-12 students will be admitted free. Advance tickets are available online at liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents or at the LaSells Stewart Center from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For accommodations relating to a disability call 541-737-4671.