Be soothed by the Music of France

A free winter concert performed by the East Texas Chamber Winds
The East Texas Chamber Winds present their free winter concert January 7th!
The East Texas Chamber Winds present their free winter concert January 7th!(East Texas Chamber Winds)
Published: Dec. 22, 2022 at 4:40 PM EST
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The East Texas Chamber Winds (ETCW) is excited to put on their annual FREE winter concert in historic Mast Hall in Nacogdoches, TX on Saturday, January 7th at 7:00 p.m.!

The concert will feature French music and the world premiere of Roy McLerran’s arrangement of “Carnival of the Animals.” A cash bar will be provided by Naca Valley Vineyards and sweet treats will be sold by Blue Horse Bakery.

What is the East Texas Chamber Winds?

The East Texas Chamber Winds (ETCW) is a Texas ensemble dedicated to the accurate performance of harmoniemusik. The ETCW’s premiere concert took place in San Augustine, TX at the First United Methodist Church in the summer of 2016, conducted by Roy McLerran. Members of the ETCW are all either current students or recent graduates of the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music in Nacogdoches, TX.

What is Harmoniemusik?

Harmoniemusik is a German word for harmony-music and refers to the ensemble of wind-playing musical instruments. The military ensembles emerge during the 18th century and were popularized by Joseph II of the Austrian Empire and King Louis XIV as well as famous composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, and Schubert.

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