University of South Alabama: USA Bands Winter Concert at Laidlaw

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Date(s) - February 27, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center


The USA Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will combine forces for a joint Winter Band Concert on Monday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The USA Wind Ensemble is conducted by Dr. William H. Petersen, and Dr. Robert D. Abend conducts the USA Symphony Band.  Amongst the works performed by the Symphony Band will be “Howls and Hymns” by Viet Cuong (featuring trombone soloist Dr. Arie VandeWaa), as well as “Overture for Winds” by Charles Carter while the Wind Ensemble will perform Alfred Reed’s “Armenian Dances No. 1.” Also of note is that Dr. Abend will guest conduct the Wind Ensemble in his transcription of R. Nathaniel Dett’s “In the Bottoms,” originally a work for piano.