Truman Bands Perform Spring ConcertsMarch 6, 2017
Truman’s Concert Band, Wind Symphony II and Wind Symphony I will all take the stage during a pair of performances March 8 and March 9. Truman’s Concert Band and Wind Symphony II will perform at 8 p.m. March 8 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Directed by Dr. Curran Prendergast, director of bands, and graduate conductor Jennifer Rubin, the Wind Symphony II concert will feature concerto competition winner Matt Judd on the third movement of Gliere’s “Horn Concerto.” Wind Symphony I will welcome the West Des Moines Valley High School Wind Symphony to share the stage in performance at 8 p.m. March 9 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The Valley High School Wind Symphony is the second annual Truman Bands Invitational guest ensemble and is under the direction of Truman alumnus Joshua Waymire. The Wind Symphony I concert will feature Joelle Beusterien, concerto competition winner, on clarinet. Both concerts are free and open to the public.