Cal Lutheran Wind Ensemble to perform
Michael Hart directing the Cal Lutheran Wind Ensemble. Photo credit: Brian Stethem
Michael Hart directing the Cal Lutheran Wind Ensemble. Photo credit: Brian Stethem
Annual fall concert features wide variety of works

THOUSAND OAKS, CA - California Lutheran University’s Wind Ensemble will perform its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, in Samuelson Chapel.

The ensemble, conducted by Michael Hart, will perform a wide variety of works for concert band. The program will open with the joyful “Fantasia in G” by Timothy Mahr. Other works include the “Florentiner March” by Czech composer Julius Fučik, “Cloudburst” by Eric Whitacre with poetry by Octavio Paz, and “Scenes from the Louvre” by Norman Dello Joio. “Festal Scenes” by composer Yasuhide Ito will close the concert. This composition weaves together several Japanese folk songs into a powerful tour-de-force.

Hart is director of bands and an assistant professor of music. In addition to conducting the Wind Ensemble and the Pep Band, the Moorpark resident teaches courses in music theory and ear training, provides private lessons in trombone, euphonium and tuba, and serves as a field supervisor for music education majors.

As a tubist, he performs as a solo artist and frequently appears in chamber groups, symphonies and concert bands throughout Southern California. He is active as an adjudicator, presenter and guest conductor throughout California.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

Samuelson Chapel is located at 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus. Additional parking is available at the corner of Olsen Road and Mountclef Boulevard.

For more information, call the Music Department at 805-493-3306 or visit