May 8, 2019 — The Mound Westonka High School Spring Band Concert will be held on Monday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature the Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble.
The Concert Band’s performance will include “The Marches of John Williams” arranged by Johnnie Vinson and the “Blue Ridge Overture” by Frank Erickson. Pieces by the Symphonic Band will include “The Washington Post March” by John Phillip Sousa and “Tribal Quest” by Sean O’Loughlin. The Wind Ensemble will perform “Beale Street Blues” by W.C. Handy, arranged by Luther Henderson, and “Let the Light Shine” by Frank Bencriscutto, long-time director of the University of Minnesota bands.
In addition to the opportunity to hear some great music, the annual band awards will be announced, honor band students will be acknowledged and seniors will be recognized at this event. While there is no charge to attend the concert, donations will be accepted.