The Orange County Wind Symphony (OCWS) will present its second concert of its 2017-18 season on Sunday, March 25 at Servite High School at 6:30 p.m.
OCWS will present a concert featuring compositions that truly evoke the concept of “Symphonic Sounds” as heard in concert halls today. The concert opens with the “Festive Overture” by Dmitri Shostakovich. The rarely-heard “Scherzo from Symphony No. 1” of Robert Jager will follow. The “Hindemith Symphony for Band” will round out the first half of the concert. The remainder of the concert will feature music by Leonard Bernstein. The “Overture” and “Suite from ‘Candide,’” set for band by Clare Grundman will conclude the concert.
OCWS is a regional semi-professional wind ensemble serving a metropolitan area of approximately 3 million people. The OCWS is honored to be part of the Anaheim community and in July 2011 was designated, along with the Orange County Symphony as the Resident Windy Symphony for the City of Anaheim. The Wind Symphony is led by Dr. Anthony Mazzaferro, an accomplished wind band and orchestral conductor, who currently serves on the faculties of the music departments of Fullerton College, Irvine Valley College, and the Orange County School for the Arts.
There will be a pre-concert lecture at 6 p.m. General admission is $20, senior and student admission is $15, and parking is free.