Sunday, May 7, 2022

3:00 PM

Franklin Events Center
- Franklin Performance Hall

4801 Franklin Ave

Des Moines, Iowa


Central Iowa Wind Ensemble performances are made possible by the generous support of our audience members. Please consider a donation.

We will be featuring saxophone soloist Mike Giles (Professor of Jazz and Saxophone at Iowa State University), French Hornist Jayda Archer (Amy Krug Solo Contest Winner from Ankeny High School), and the stunning Centra Iowa Wind Ensemble in a program that will have you tapping your toes, feelin’ the blues, and jumpin’ for joy!  Classic Gershwin melodies pair with symphonic band classics like Blue Shades for a performance that will capture your heart and fill your soul with the soaring sounds of All That Jazz!


Mike Giles, saxophone soloist
Jayda Archer, horn soloist
Christian Carichner, conductor


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Music Selections

Blue Shades – Frank Ticheli

Come Sunday – Omar Thomas

Embraceable You – George Gershwin

Harlem Nocturne – Earle Hagen

In the Mood – Joe Garland, arr. Glenn Miller

They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin

Villanelle – Paul Dukas