Thursday, September 5, 2013

Wind Symphony selected to perform at MMEA conference

Southwest Baptist University News Release
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Wind Symphony selected to perform at MMEA conference

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University’s Wind Symphony has been selected by audition as one of two university bands to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association 76th Annual In-Service Workshop/Conference Jan. 22-25, 2014, at the Tan-Tar-A resort in Osage Beach.

“The opportunity to perform for one's peers and colleagues in the field is certainly a challenge, but also an honor well deserved by the students in the Wind Symphony,” said Brian K. Hopwood, DMA, associate professor, director of instrumental studies and Wind Symphony conductor. “Being selected from among hundreds of submissions is a testament to the quality of our students, faculty and institution. We are excited for the chance to represent SBU in front of hundreds of music educators in our state.”

The performance is scheduled for 2:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Salon A of the Grand Ballroom.

For information about the instrumental music program at SBU, contact Hopwood at (417) 328-1647 or

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