Date(s) - 02/23/2024
Cornell University Wind Symphony hosts College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conference Feb. 22-24
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ITHACA, NY – The Cornell Department of Music’s Barbara & Richard T. Silver Wind Symphony and director James Spinazzola are pleased to host the 2024 conference of the College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division February 22-24 on the Cornell campus. Seven of the top wind ensembles in the northeast, along with a collaborative ensemble, will perform free concerts at Bailey Hall, and Cornell conductor James Spinazzola will direct a special performance of Stravinsky’s Piano Concerto in celebration of the piece’s 100th anniversary. The following events are open to the public with no tickets required.
Friday, February 23
In a special Friday Midday Music concert, Xak Bjerken performs Stravinsky’s Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments, conducted by James Spinazzola, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the piece.