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Encore presents - Remembrances

  • Messiah United Methodist 17805 County Road 6 Plymouth, MN, 55447 United States (map)

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor

Old Wine in New Bottles - Gordon Jacob
      The Wraggle-Taggle Gypsies
      The Three Ravens
      Begone, Dull Care
      Early One Morning
Fervent Is My Longing/Fugue in G minor - J.S. Bach/Lucien Calliet
Lux In Tenebris Lucet (Light Shines in the Darkness)-Darren Schmidt
   2017 Charles B. Olson Young Composer Contest Winner
Suite of Old American Dances - Robert Russell Bennett
      Cake Walk
      Western One-Step
      Wallflower Waltz
Porgy and Bess - George Gershwin/Ralph Herman
Amazing Grace - traditional/William Himes
Slavic Farwell - Vasilij Ivan Agapkin

Darren Schmidt

Darren Schmidt


Darren Schmidt is an active composer and performer from Baltimore, Maryland.  A recent graduate of Towson University, Schmidt is taking a gap year to compose full time and sing with his award winning barbershop quartet, Pratt Street Power.  Schmidt served as principle F Horn in Towson University's Symphonic Band and conducted their premiere of his piece in December, 2016.  Lux In Tenebris Lucet (Light Shines in the Darkness) was also awarded 2nd Runner-Up in the National Band Association Young Mentor Project.  

Later Event: May 11
Encore at Orchestra Hall