State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Wind Ensemble will present “From Russia with Love” at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in Neel Performing Arts Center at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West.
The concert will feature a wind ensemble program of songs by Russian composers featuring Shostakovich’s monumental “Finale" to Symphony No. 5. Laurie Penpraze, low brass instructor at SCF and trombonist for the Sarasota Orchestra, will be the featured soloist on Rimsky-Korsakov's "Concerto for Trombone and Band."
The SCF Wind Ensemble is conducted by Robyn Wilkes, SCF director of instrumental studies.
General admission is $8. Tickets are $4 for students and SCF staff. For more information, call the Neel Performing Arts Box Office at 941-752-5252 or the music department at 941-752-5351. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.