Bienen Ensembles

SOLD OUT: Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Sunday, May 26, 2024 at 5:00pm CDT

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

This performance is SOLD OUT.

Mallory Thompson, conductor 

The ensemble’s final concert of the academic year celebrates the career and musical leadership of conductor Mallory Thompson, retiring from her Director of Bands position after 28 years at Northwestern University. The program, featuring a variety of wind ensemble favorites, opens with Dr. Thompson’s arrangement of the Prelude to Act III, Dance, and Finale from from Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, which she dedicated to her teacher and mentor Donald Hunsberger. Concluding the evening is David Maslanka’s monumental Symphony No. 4. 

A celebratory reception will take place in the Pick-Staiger Concert Hall lobby following the performance. 

Richard Wagner (tr. Mallory Thompson), Prelude to Act III, Dance of the Apprentices, and Finale from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg 
Ben Horne, Deep River 
J. S. Bach (tr. Donald Hunsberger), Toccata and Fugue in D Minor 
David Maslanka, Symphony No. 4 

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Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 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 972-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.