Sun cresting over the Earth viewed from space

Wind Ensemble

February 16, 2020

This event occurred as part of the 19/20 Hop Ensemble season. This is an archived view.

Hear "A Day in the Light" by this dynamic student-community wind orchestra.


Experience the power of a wind band to evoke changing moods and surroundings in this program that takes you through a day, from dawn to returning darkness. Works by contemporary composers like Eric Whitacre and John Mackey are paired with classics like Leroy Anderson's Syncopated Clock, with lighting effects to underscore the theme.

The full program is as follows:
Aurora Awakes, John Mackey
Day Dreams mvt II Morning: All Intelligence Awake, Dana Wilson 
Into the Sun, Jodie Blackshaw
The Syncopated Clock, Leroy Anderson
Sun Paints Rainbows on Vast Waves, David Bedford
Sleep, Eric Whitacre

Brian Messier, director

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Hanover, NH

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