Students of the Mercer Wind Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at The Grand Opera House in downtown Macon. Dr. Douglas Hill, director of Instrumental Ensembles at Mercer University, will serve as conductor for the ensemble. The event is free and open to the public. Call the Department of Music at (478) 301-2748 for more information.
The program will include Four Scottish Dances (Malcolm Arnold), O Magnum Mysterium (Morten Lauridsen), Suite of English Folk-Dances (Ernest Tomlinson), Sleep (Eric Whitacre), Symphonies of Gaia (Jayce Ogren), George Washington Bridge (William Schuman) and Shortcut Home (Dana Wilson).
Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as three regional academic centers. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For 15 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Mercer University as one of the leading universities in the South.