Concordia University-Chicago Wind Symphony to Present Concert at Brookfield's Immanuel Lutheran Church, October 27

Oct. 28, 2012

The Wind Symphony of Concordia University-Chicago will present a free concert at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 13445 W. Hampton Road in Brookfield, on Saturday, October 27, starting at 7:00 pm. Admission is free. This performance is their Wind Symphony's second concert on its fall tour – they will also play at Bloomington, Indiana; Marengo, Illinois; and back at River Forest, Illinois on Concordia's campus.

The Wind Symphony is the premiere instrumental ensemble at Concordia University. The Wind Symphony maintains an active performance schedule, having performed in schools, churches, and concert halls in 43 states, Canada, Eastern Europe, and China. The group has a commitment to the finest traditional and contemporary sacred and secular repertoire. The Wind Symphony has recorded eleven compact discs of sacred music.

Dr. Richard Fischer, Distinguished Professor of Music, has served as director of bands at Concordia University-Chicago since 1974. He received the bachelor of music education and master of music degrees from De Paul University and the doctor of musical arts degree from Michigan State University. He has also studied at Cornell College and the University of Northern Colorado. Fischer conducts the Wind Symphony and University Band. He teaches basic and advanced level conducting courses as well as various music education courses. Read more at www.cuchicago.edu/experience/arts/music/instrumental-ensembles/wind-symphony/.

Concordia University-Chicago is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod faith. The University is one of ten colleges and universities that are part of a nation-wide system of Lutheran colleges. Founded in 1864 as Addison Lutheran Teachers Seminary, Concordia University Chicago today is a comprehensive liberal arts university. More than 5,200 full-time students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral study through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Graduate and Innovative Programs. Read more about Concordia University-Chicago at www.cuchicago.edu/.

Immanuel Lutheran Church is a member of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS), and will celebrate its 100th anniversary the day after the concert, October 28. Immanuel Lutheran School offers Christian education, beginning with three-year-old pre-kindergarten classes and continuing through the eighth grade. Immanuel Lutheran Child Care is open Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. year-round to children from the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years. More information about the church, school and child care may be found at www.immanuelbrookfield.org.

Community Watch

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Brookfield East choir to perform with Foreigner at Waukesha County Fair 7/22

» Wisconsin Athletic Club nearing town of Brookfield opening Updated:  7/21

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Brookfield Central baseball unable to pull upset in regional loss to Sussex Hamilton 7/19

» Former Brookfield East coach Tom Swittel goes out with WFCA All-Star Game win 7/19

» Brookfield board comfortable with lights 7/19

» Brookfield Portillo's opens its doors 7/19

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» Brookfield plan commission advances Wimmer's Linx Club apartment, hotel project Updated:  7/18

» NOW's user submitted stories, photos will be discontinued in early August 7/18

» New Brookfield Central AD Don Kurth to bring wide variety of experience 7/16

» Elmbrook Humane Society teams up with other area shelters to save cats in need 7/13

» Brookfield's Dominic Days returns this week 7/12

» Brookfield East's upset bid falls short in Greater Metro baseball tournament 7/12

» Brookfield Central baseball team wins three of final four regular-season games 7/12

» Brookfield East's David Horneffer wins USTA tournament 7/12

» Brookfield Blue Sox shine in Land O'Lakes All-Star Game 7/12

» Brookfield to be represented by five players at WFCA All-Star Game 7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: WIAA state summer baseball tournament preview Updated:  7/12

» Town Centre sign request in Brookfield approved after debate 7/11

» Alleged Brookfield drive-by shooter set for trial next week 7/11

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Waukesha County Fair

 

It might be hot out there, but interns Maddy Heim and McKenna Oxenden are enjoying all aspects of the Waukesha County Fair. Check out their coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as their ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement