The Kansas City Wind Symphony opens their 18th season "Nights of Dreams, Imagination and Magic" with a free concert at Faith Lutheran Church located at 67th and Roe in Prairie Village, Kansas. The concert is slated for October 11, 2015, at 7:00 P.M. Entitled "A Dream of America," the program features music by American composers. Included on the program is William Schuman's "New England Triptych," "American Fanfare" by Rick Kirby, and Kansas City composer Claude T. Smith's variations on the Navy Hymn: "Eternal Father Strong to Save." Featured on the concert will be the world premier of Brian Casey's "Faces of Foster" quoting familiar tunes of Stephen Foster in innovative settings. Carmen Dragon’s popular setting of “America the Beautiful” will close the concert. The ensemble is a member of the Village Arts Alliance of Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas, that includes the Kansas City Wind Symphony, Te Deum Chamber Choir and the Kansas City Baroque Consortium.
The Kansas City Wind Symphony is conducted by Dr. Phil Posey and Ms. Pat Setser.
For complete information regarding the Kansas City Wind Symphony's 18th Season please consult their website: www.kcwindsymphony.org.
For more information contact Dr. Phil Posey, Conductor, at 816-781-1132 or 816-835-5943