The Dallas Winds celebrates the broad panorama of American experience, from the gospel-inspired music of Omar Thomas to the military traditions of John Philip Sousa. It all comes together with a performance of Aaron Copland’s majestic A Lincoln Portrait, featuring narration by former Secretary of State, the Honorable Rex Tillerson.
Guest Artists: Rex Tillerson
Conductor: Jerry Junkin
A Lincoln Portrait – Aaron Copland
Of Our New Day Begun – Omar Thomas
Eternal Father, Strong to Save – Claude T. Smith
The US Field Artillery March – John Philip Sousa
American Variations – Jerry Bilik
Join us at 6:30 PM for a free pre-concert discussion about the music, the composers, and the guest artists. Then at 7:15 PM hear a World Premier brass fanfare in the main lobby!