Gardner-Webb Symphonic Band to Perform April 21

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Concert to Feature GWU Seniors as Soloist, Conductor

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University’s School of Performing and Visual Arts will present the GWU Symphonic Band in concert on Tuesday, April 21, at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Senior flute performance major Natasha Puplichhuisen will be the featured soloist, performing “Concertino” by Cecile Chaminade, with the band accompanying.

Senior music education major Paul Singh will conduct two selections, “Third Suite” by Paul Jager and “Sleep” by Eric Whitacre.

The band will also perform “Colossus of Columbia March” by Russell I. Alexander, “Buffalo Dances” by Robert W. Smith, and “Bond…James Bond” arranged by Stephen Bulla.

The band is directed by Dr. Matt Whitfield, professor of fine arts at Gardner-Webb. The concert will be in GWU’s Dover Theatre, inside the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center on campus.

For more information, contact Whitfield at 704-406-4448.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 10 days prior to the event. Please call 704-406-4264 or email with your request.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University’s purpose is to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education by preparing graduates for professional and personal success, instilling in them a deep commitment to service and leadership, and equipping them for well-rounded lives of lasting impact, Pro Deo et Humanitate (For God and Humanity).