QCWE Winter Concert March 16 in Davenport


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Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2014, 11:23 am
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Press release submitted by Quad City Wind Ensemble.

The Quad City Wind Ensemble's (QCWE) Winter Concert will be 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, in Allaert Auditorium at the Galvin Fine Arts Center on the St. Ambrose campus. Admission in $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and free for all students through 12th grade.
The QCWE was recently selected as performers at the Iowa Bandmasters Association (IBA) 2014 Conference in May. The conference will take place May 15-17 at the Downtown Marriott in Des Moines, Iowa.
The IBA includes a membership of over 1,000, most of whom are directors of school bands. It is one of the largest and most active of all state bandmaster organizations in the country. Its driving force has kept good bands and good band music thriving in communities of all sizes through the state of Iowa.
The QCWE was founded in 1987 by Dr. Charles B. DCamp of St. Ambrose University, and has become one of the finest adult bands in the nation. In 2012 the QCWE was the Community Division winner of The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance. For additional information, please visit qcwindensemble.org, or hwww.facebook.com/qcwindensemble

















 



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