Bienen Ensembles

Symphonic Band

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Shawn Vondran, conductor

Highlighting both established and emerging composers’ repertoire for winds and percussion, this concert includes a work written by Omar Thomas in memory of the nine victims of the 2015 shooting at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Jennifer Higdon, Fanfare Ritmico
J. S. Bach (trans. John P. Paynter), "Adagio" from Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C Major
Gustav Holst, First Suite in E-flat
Peter Mennin, Canzona
Omar Thomas, Of Our New Day Begun

Tickets are $6 for the general public and $4 for students with valid ID.

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Pick-Staiger Concert Hall


50 Arts Cir Dr
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Pick-Staiger is a 989-seat hall located in the Arts Circle on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University. The main lobby entrance for concerts is on the west side of the building (revolving and regular doors). Since its inception in 1975, the hall has functioned as both a classroom and performance facility for Bienen School of Music performing ensembles, faculty recitals, festivals, and professional guest artists.