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Wild Prairie Winds: Exploring themes of community in Music Composed in Iowa
June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
This lecture-recital series will feature performancesof four musical works composed in Iowa and a discussion of their social andhistorical context. Works include Quarantine Polka by W.F. Strong, AmericanQuartet by Antonin Dvorak (arr. for wind quintet) , Red Oak Suite by DavidCrowe, and a set of Canons written in 2021 by Clay Gonzalez. Wild Prairie Windsis a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and wind quintet whose mission is topromote the performance and education of chamber music through diverse programmingand creative concert settings. Leading the lecture and discussion is Dr. JennaSehmann, Instructor of Double Reeds and Music History at Southeast MissouriState University and oboist of Wild Prairie Winds.