Date: February 9, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
QCWE announces Winter Concert “Musica Nova”
The 30th season of the Quad City Wind Ensemble continues Sunday, February 28th at 3:00pm. The QCWE is conducted by Brian L. Hughes, 2015 winner of the American Prize in Wind Band Conducting (school and community division).
The Winter Concert: Musica Nova, consists entirely of music written by living composers and no piece predates 2001. The program will include music by Daniel Montoya, Jared Beau, David Maslanka, Rick Kirby, and QCWE favorite Julie Giroux. Also included will be the premiere performance of a work by Kenyon Wilson; QCWE was one of the commissioning groups of this memorial of the 2015 Chattanooga, Tennessee, shooting tragedy. The concert will immediately be followed by a reception with free refreshments and homemade treats. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and FREE for all students through 12th grade. The concert will take place in the Galvin Fine Arts Center, 518 W. Locust St, Davenport, on the St. Ambrose University campus.
The QCWE is also continuing to accept applications for the Charles B DCamp Young Performers Competition. More information, including application and list of pre-approved repertoire, can be found at www.qcwindensemble.org/solo-competition/
The QCWE was founded in 1987 by Dr. Charles B. DCamp of St. Ambrose University, and has become one of the finest adult bands in the nation. In 2012 the QCWE was the Community Division winner of The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance. For additional information, please visit www.qcwindensemble.org, or http://www.facebook.com/qcwindensemble. Please contact Tyné Rieck, QCWE Public Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about the Quad City Wind Ensemble.