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WindSync: Simple Gifts: A Holiday Sampler
December 11, 2014 @ 7:30 pm$10 – $40
WindSync is a fresh and energetic ensemble based in Houston, Texas. WindSync’s mission to inspire audiences through innovative, interactive chamber music concerts and educational
programs drives their highly creative approach. The group is a pioneer in unconventional performance practices that enhance their original musical concepts, including the addition of costumes and choreography, as well as new projects dedicated to teaching tolerance through music education in schools. WindSync was named a 2012 Victor Elmaleh Concert Artists Guild Competition winner and was also awarded the Sylvia Ann Hewlett Adventurous Artist Prize.
Simple Gifts Holiday Sampler will feature works such as: Copland (Simple Gifts); Prokofiev (Overture on Hebrew Themes); Respihgi (Three Botticelli Pictures); Valerie Coleman (Umoja, Three Folk Song Settings for Wind Quintet); Tchaikovsky (The Nutcracker and Twas the Night Before Christmas); and popular melodies (Little Drummer Boy, The Christmas Song, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and Sleigh Ride with arrangements by WindSync.
“Revolutionary chamber musicians.”