Loras Fall Wind Ensemble Concert a Mix of Old & New

The Loras College Wind Ensemble will return to live performances with its fall concert on Tuesday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. in St. Joseph Auditorium. The program will feature a combination of traditional and new concert music that is sure to be exciting and entertaining.

The concert will mark the first time the ensemble has performed live since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The students have worked incredibly hard on preparing the music and are thrilled to be offering live music again this fall,” Glenn Pohland, DMA, associate professor of music, said.

According to Pohland, the performance will include a variety of music, including Leroy Anderson’s “Rakes of Mallow,” Movements from Vaughn Williams’ “Folk Song Suite” and pieces from the pen of Brant Karrick.

The concert is open to the public. In compliance with the College mask policy, attendees will be required to wear masks in the auditorium.   

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2020, Loras was ranked the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 12th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).