April 24: UND Wind Ensemble Spring Concert to feature timpani soloist and the music of Bernstein

The UND Wind Ensemble, under the direction of James Popejoy, will present their spring concert on Tuesday, April 24, at 8 p.m. at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.

Tickets, available at the door, are $7 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens, or $14 per family.

The program will feature senior percussion performance major Yuesen Yang on Michael Daugherty’s award-winning concerto for timpani, Raise the Roof. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, the Wind Ensemble will perform several of his compositions including, Slava!, Selections from West Side Story, Overture to Candide, and a suite from his Mass.