Enjoy wind ensemble music from the community Twin Ports Wind Orchestra (TPWO) and conductor Dr. Mark Whitlock in the spring concert, “Music of the Americas.” This concert features rhythms and stories in music from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and the United States of America. Nubia Jaime Donjuan joins the ensemble as a featured visiting composer and conductor, sharing more about her band piece Masoye’ Eme that was inspired by danzón and La Danza del Venado Yaqui (from the Sonoran Desert).

TPWO concert repertoire includes The Role Playing Game – Alexandre F. Travossos (Brazilian) Villa Lobos Suite – Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazilian) Suite Arrullo – Victoriano Valencia Rincón (Colombian) Masoye’ Eme – Nubia Jaime Donjuan (Mexican) composer visiting as guest conductor for this concert Selections from “Star Wars” – John Williams (American) Liberty Fanfare – John Williams (American)

Additionally, students from Cloquet High School Band (directed by Mr. Kevin Huseth) are performing as Honors Musicians with TPWO.

TICKET INFORMATION Tickets sold at concert venue (cash, check, or credit card): Seniors $13.00 Adults $15.00 Students $8.00 Children Under 12 Free

Tickets go on sale ONE hour before the performance. The house opens 30 minutes prior to the performance. Please allow ample time to find parking for our performances located at Weber Music Hall. Tickets are general admission and there are no reserved seats. There is usually plenty of seating. Of course the earlier you arrive, the most choice you have.

CONCERT INFORMATION Most concerts are 60-90 minutes. Concerts towards the longer end of the spectrum have a 10 minute intermission.

VENUE INFORMATION For more information on Weber Music hall, where it is located on University of Minnesota Duluth campus, and parking and accessibility information, please visit: https://www.d.umn.edu/maps/WMH/

For a map of UMD campus parking areas, visit https://tps.d.umn.edu and click on "UMD Campus Parking Map 2024-25"