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Buffalo Wind Symphony presents 'Choose Joy' concert: 'Musical celebration of all the good in life'


Mon, Feb 19th 2024 10:40 am

The Buffalo Wind Symphony’s upcoming concert, "Choose Joy," is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the auditorium at McKinley High School in Buffalo.

A press release stated, “ ‘Choose Joy’ promises to be a memorable musical experience, showcasing the talent and dedication of the all-volunteer Buffalo Wind Symphony as they perform a diverse repertoire of uplifting and inspiring pieces. Through the power of music, the concert aims to spread a message of hope, resilience and optimism to the community.

“Under the baton of Ms. Amy J. Steiner, the Buffalo Wind Symphony will present a program featuring joyous compositions by Randall Standridge, Rossano Galante, Kyle Green, John Zdechlik, Steven Reineke and others, with a special tribute to the late, legendary composer Robert W. Smith. Audiences can expect to be transported on a journey of emotion and expression as they experience the transformative power of live music.”

Steiner, music director and conductor of the Buffalo Wind Symphony, said, "We are thrilled to present 'Choose Joy' as a celebration of the human spirit and a reminder of the importance of finding joy in life's moments, both big and small. Music has the unique ability to uplift and unite us, and we invite the community to join us for an evening of inspiration and celebration."

The concert will take place inside McKinley High School, at 1500 Elmwood Ave. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the performance will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.BuffaloWinds.org/tickets, or at the door on the day of the concert.

The Buffalo Wind Symphony is a community band made up of more than 80 musicians across Western New York.

The press release stated, “We believe music can invoke experiences and memories in ways that words cannot express. We take pride in creating these experiences by excelling at our craft, finding joy in producing something greater than any individual, taking pride in service to the community, and relishing the fellowship that follows. We are a one-of-a-kind wind symphony. Experience the difference.”

Learn more at buffalowinds.org.

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