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WLU Music Student Garners Acclaim

September 29, 2012 by  

Joshua Garrett, a percussion performance major at West Liberty University has had one of his compositions for steel band selected for performance at the 2012 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC).  PASIC is the largest percussion event in the world featuring over 120 concerts, clinics, master classes, labs, workshops, panels and presentations.  This year’s events will be held at the Convention Center... 

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“Vive la France!” WLU Wind Ensemble at the Capitol Theater

March 19, 2010 by  

On Sunday, March 21, 3 p.m., at the Capitol Theater in downtown Wheeling, the WLU Wind Ensemble will present a concert of works by French Romantic masters Hector Berlioz and Camille Saint-Saens. Berlioz’s enormous symphonic work for winds and percussion, Grand Funeral and Triumphant Symphony, will feature Patrick Garrett, esteemed Director of Bands at Wheeling Park High School, as the trombone soloist. Modern British... 

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4th Annual Tri-State Select Honor Band (Nov 19-21 2009)

October 17, 2009 by  

Regional band directors and instrumental educators are now welcome to begin online student nominations to the 2009 edition of the Tri-State Select Honor Band.  In only three years this festival has established a reputation for providing deserving high school band students from the region outstanding opportunities to grow in this intensive workshop-type ensemble. Students work for three days with clinicians of the highest... 

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