Appalachian Wind Ensemble
Dr. John Stanley Ross and Dr. Kevin Gray, conductors
This concert will be presented for the 2017 Northwest District Band Clinic. Dr. John Stanley Ross and Dr. Kevin Gray Richardson will share the conducting duties. Ross is the director of bands and an associate professor of music at Appalachian. Richardson is the associate director of bands and an assistant professor of music at Appalachian.
The program will feature the world premiere of Elaine Ross’ “Gold Dust,” a work for trombone and concert band. Dr. Drew C. Leslie, an associate professor of trombone, will be the soloist.
The program’s other works will include Percy Grainger’s “Lincolnshire Posy”; David Delle Cese and John R. Bourgeois’ “Inglisina”; Greg Danner’s “Slide Ride”; and Robert Jager’s “Third Suite.”