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Wind Ensemble to Perform at International Music Festival

The Old Dominion University Wind Ensemble will perform in the Washington, DC International Music Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Monday, April 27.

Presented by World Projects Corporation, the festival offers top-level high school and collegiate musical ensembles from the United States and around the world an opportunity to perform and be adjudicated in a world-class venue.

The ODU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dennis Zeisler, professor of music, will perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach, John Heins, Waturu Hokoyama, James Sochinski, Luigi Zaninelli, David Holsinger and John Philip Sousa during the Evening Showcase Concert.

Alexander Treviño, ODU's director of athletic bands, will guest conduct the ensemble. Michael Hall, trombone professor and brass choir director at the university, will be featured as trombone soloist.

Old Dominion is Virginia's forward-focused, public doctoral research university. With more than 23,000 students, it offers innovative and engaging teaching in 70 bachelor's, 60 master's and 36 doctoral degree programs. A determined entrepreneurial approach to problem solving drives cutting-edge research and strategic partnerships with government, business, industry, organizations and the arts.

ODU's Department of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The final audition date for acceptance into ODU's music program is April 29. Visit http://al.odu.edu/music/ for more information.

This article was posted on: April 26, 2009

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