Associate Professor of Music and Associate Director of Bands, Jeffrey D. Gershman will lead the Dallas Wind Symphony this year in their annual Fourth of July concerts. Gershman will conduct three performances in and around Dallas during the holiday, culminating in a subscription concert on the afternoon of July 4 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
The Dallas Wind Symphony is the leading professional civilian wind band in the United States today. Comprised of 50 woodwind, brass and percussion players, the band performs an eclectic blend of musical styles ranging from Bach to Bernstein and Sousa to Strauss. The ensemble has recorded twelve highly acclaimed CDs on the Reference Recordings label under conductors Howard Dunn, Frederick Fennell, and Jerry Junkin and is regularly heard on National Public Radio on the syndicated shows Performance Today and Audiophile Audition.