The Grace College Wind Ensemble will present “Greetings from Europe” on Friday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m., in the Winona Heritage Room, 901 Park Ave., Winona Lake. The free concert will feature well-loved pieces from some of Europe’s most famous composers.
Eric Criss directs the 70-member ensemble, comprised of the area’s finest local, student and professional musicians. According to Criss, “Audience members will delight in hearing such favorites as ‘Scheherazade,’ ‘The Pines of Rome,’ Holst’s ‘Second Suite in F’ and highlights from ‘The Sound of Music.’” The concert will also feature trumpet soloist Barry Frisinger in “La Virgen de la Macarena.”
The concert will include several familiar pieces that are sure to entertain the entire family. “‘Greetings from Europe’ is a multigenerational experience you won’t want to miss,” Criss said.