The UNLV School of Music presents the American Prize award-winning UNLV Wind Orchestra in “Spellbound" at 7:30 p.m. May 1 in Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. The concert features award-winning soloist, Laura Taylor; award-winning pianist, professor Dave Loeb; awarding-winning composer, Jorge Machain, and saxophone soloist, Max Marquis. Highlights include Laura Taylor’s Spellbound, arranged by Douglass; Goin' Home featuring Laura Taylor, and a medley of John Williams' greatest movie scores including The Cowboys, The Flight to Neverland, Lincoln, and Catch Me If You Can.
The evening's performance is conducted by professor Thomas G. Leslie; Zane S. Douglass, associate conductor; David Coyner, assistant director of bands; Ocean Akaka, Master's conducting assistant; Charles Greggerson, Doctoral conducting assistant; and Kauri Koizumi, Master's conducting assistant.
Tickets are available online, through the UNLV Performing Arts Center box office, or by calling 702-895-ARTS.
About the UNLV College of Fine Arts
The UNLV College of Fine Arts, one of the nation's largest CFA, boldly launches visionaries who transform the global community through collaboration, scholarship, and innovation. Established in 1992, the UNLV CFA encompasses the departments of art, dance, film, theatre, the School of Music, School of Architecture, Entertainment Engineering & Design, and is home to the Performing Arts Center, Nevada Conservatory Theatre, and Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.
We illuminate the power of the arts amidst breathtaking advancements in science and technology. In doing so, we are creating a global destination at the forefront of transforming arts and design. To accomplish this we encourage agency, inventiveness, problem-solving, and big-idea thinking in our students, faculty, and staff. We make education relevant through evolving curriculum and effective learning outcomes.