FLORENCE, S.C. – The Francis Marion University Wind Symphony will perform in concert, Thursday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in the McNair Science Building auditorium.
Admission is free and open to the public.
The Wind Symphony is under the direction of Craig Alberty, assistant director of instrumental activities and professor of music at FMU. The program will include selections by John Williams and John Philip Sousa. The concert will feature soloists Kelly Jokisch on piccolo trumpet and Henry Isgett on trombone.
Jokisch is currently director of bands at South Florence High School. She holds a bachelor of music education degree from Stetson University, a master’s degree in trumpet performance from the University of Florida, and a performance certificate from Göteborg University School of Music in Sweden. At the University of Florida, she served as a graduate assistant for the Gator Marching Band, Basketball Pep Band and the UF Trumpet Studio.
Isgett is a former FMU student and graduate of the South Carolina Governor’s School of the Arts. He is employed by ACS Technologies as a network administrator. He has performed with many high school and college ensembles throughout South Carolina and remains active performing locally in a variety of settings, including the Florence Area Big Band.
Participation in the wind symphony is open to the community. For more information, visit http://alpha1.fmarion.edu/famc/windband.htm or contact Alberty at 843-661-1540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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