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SOU Wind & Jazz Ensembles Fall Concert

The SOU Wind and Jazz Ensembles will perform their fall combined concert on Thursday, November 14th at 7:30pm at the SOU Music Recital Hall. Directed by Dr. Alexander Gonzalez. 

$15/ general admission/ $10 seniors. Free for SOU Faculty, Staff, and Students. Free livestream: https://youtube.com/live/QH5CmvEZIXY?feature=share
 

ABOUT THE NEW DIRECTOR:

Dr. Alexander Gonzalez is the incoming Director of Bands at Southern Oregon University where he will conduct the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and teach courses in music pedagogy. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Gonzalez was previously the Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Additionally, he has taught conducting courses at Capital University Conservatory of Music (OH), served as Music Director of the Professional School Orchestra (OH), served as the director of the Middleton Symphony Orchestra’s Wind Octet (WI), taught music history at Hillsborough Community College (FL), and was a public-school educator in Florida and Colorado where he taught an array of courses at the middle and high school levels.

His current research centers around the body of works commissioned by Robert Boudreau for the American Wind Symphony Orchestra. In partnership with Editions Peters, Alexander has created a critical edition of Eugène Bozza’s Children’s Overture and will create forthcoming editions of other works in this unique catalogue. Dr. Gonzalez received a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting from The Ohio State University, where he studied with Dr. Russel Mikkelson. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the University of Florida and a Masters in Wind Conducting from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Additionally, Alexander is an active member in the National Association for Music Education, the College Band Directors National Association, the National Band Association, the National Association for Music Education, Phi Mu Alpha, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Tau Beta Sigma.

Thursday, November 14 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

SOU Music Recital Hall, 114
450 S Mountain Ave Ashland, OR 97520

Event Type

Local Events

Target Audience

Prospective Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Students, Community

Tags

music, concert, jazz, Wind Ensemble

Website

https://oca.sou.edu/events

Department
Oregon Center for the Arts
Hashtag

#percussion

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