Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band to present mid-winter concert

Concert consists of three full symphonies

Date Posted: January 27, 2009

MILWAUKEE The Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band presents its mid-winter concert Sunday, February 22, at 3 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall.

The program will consist of three full symphonies that were composed specifically for band. The concert begins with the introspective work, Symphony of Prayer, by J. Eric Schmidt and includes the four movements "Adoration," "Confession," "Thanksgiving," and "Supplication." The next piece is Symphony No. 4, a short work by Andrew Boysen, Jr. This piece is an exciting twelve minute presentation. The concert will conclude with Robert W. Smith's first symphony The Divine Comedy. This symphony portrays Dante Alighieri's literary classic by the same name and consists of the four movements "The Inferno," "Purgatorio," "Ascension," and "Paradiso."

The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college's Center for Arts and Performance, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. Tickets are $5 general, $4 seniors and $2 students and may be purchased through the box office at (414) 443-8802 or online at

Wisconsin Lutheran College is a Christian liberal arts college located on the west side of Milwaukee.