IVCC Wind Ensemble will host concert Oct. 7

The ensemble is under the direction of conductor Phil Whaley

Illinois Valley Community College’s Wind Ensemble will offer a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre.

The performance includes the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Sir Edward Elgar, Karl King, Lucien Cailliet, Irving Berlin and G.F. Huffine.

Selections include Second Suite in F Major, Nimrod from Enigma Variations, The Trombone King, Homage to U.S. Navy, and Irving Berlin – A Symphonic Portrait, amongst others.

Under the direction of conductor Phil Whaley, the ensemble includes IVCC students, local and regional music educators and community members dedicated to the promotion of quality wind and percussion music.

Audience members are required to wear a mask and maintain six-feet of distance from other audience members who do not live in their household.