Steven Bryant will be the featured composer at the 49th Annual Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music, held on the campus of Western Michigan University on April 13, 2017. Bryant will work with both the University Symphonic Band and the Steven Bryant All-Star Band prior to their conference-closing concert at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Auditorium. The evening concert will also feature Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist of the New York Philharmonic, who will perform Bryant’s Concerto for Trombone with the University Symphonic Band.
The day-long event will include performances and master classes by WMU faculty and student soloists and ensembles. Also featured will be afternoon performances by the following high school bands:
East Lansing High School Symphonic Band – David J. Larzelere, Conductor
Grandville High School Symphonic Winds – Eduardo Garcia, Conductor