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ONU Wind Orchestra features "Lord of the Rings" in winter concert

A promotional poster for the upcoming ONU Wind Orchestra concert on Feb. 26. (Northern Review photo/Kasy Long)

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents another exciting night of music for the Ada community with the ONU Wind Orchestra concert on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Freed Center of the Performing Arts. The musical group will be featuring the best of wind and percussion music. 

The program includes Johann DeMeij's "Lord of the Rings Symphony" and other works by Aaron Copland, Gordon Jacob, and Philip Sparkes. 

This concert is different than regular performances, with the addition of the ONU Dance Company collaborating with the group for the musical number "Dance Movement" by Sparkes. The dance is choreographed by dance instructor Elizabeth Cozad. The ONU Wind Orchestra is under the direction of Thomas A. Hunt. 

Tickets are $5 for all ONU students and can be purchased at the Freed Center's box office prior to the concert.