Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band concludes "Between Two Rivers" tour with Milwaukee performance

March 7, 2006

MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band will offer a free concert in the Schwan Concert Hall Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. This performance is the culminating concert in the band's mini-tour of Wisconsin and Illinois that took place February 23-26. The tour, titled "Between Two Rivers," included: Onalaska, Middleton and Somers, with a stop in Antioch, Illinois. The tour also included a noon performance in the State Capitol building in Madison.

Under the direction of Professor Terry Treuden, the band will perform a mixture of sacred and classical pieces including: "Prelude on 'Lobe De Herren'" (or Praise to the Lord) by James Curnow; "Between the Two Rivers" by Philip Sparke; "Requiem" by Mozart, arranged by Robert Longfield; and "La Mezquita De Córdoba" (or the Mosque at Córdoba) by Julie Giroux.

Treuden has been the director of instrumental music at Wisconsin Lutheran College since the fall of 1999. He taught instrumental and other music courses for 30 years at the high school level before joining the faculty at Wisconsin Lutheran. Treuden is active as a clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor in jazz and concert band performance.

The concert is free, but tickets are required. Please call the Wisconsin Lutheran College box office at (414) 443-8802 to reserve your tickets. There will be a free-will offering collected at the concert. The Schwan Concert Hall is located in Wisconsin Lutheran College's Center for Arts and Performance at 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Wisconsin Lutheran College is a private, liberal arts college located on the west side of Milwaukee.