KU Wind Ensemble with special guest Jeff Nelsen, French horn

Opening Set:
Join us at 7 pm and enjoy Washburn Rural High School‘s talented band.

Described by The New York Times as “one of America’s most esteemed concert bands,” the University of Kansas Wind Ensemble features the finest wind and percussion players at the university. The ensemble is conducted by Dr. Paul W. Popiel, director of bands, author, performer and proponent of distinctive new music.

They will be joined at the Lied Center by French horn virtuoso Jeff Nelsen, a musician with an endless list of achievements, including performing with the Canadian Brass, teaching at the renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, leading a TEDx Talk on fearless performance, playing on Broadway, touring the world as a soloist and sharing the stage with many of the world’s greatest orchestras.

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Artist Links

Jeff Nelsen Website

KU Wind Ensemble Website

Paul Popiel


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