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Space: The Final Frontier

West County Winds

West County Winds Space: The Final Frontier

For its final concert of the season, the West County Winds, Geoffrey Gallegos, Music Director & Conductor, will present a program that celebrates outer space. The featured work will be the World Premiere of Mark Narins’ Total Eclipse of the Sun in anticipation of the actual eclipse to take place on August 23 of this year. The premiere includes narrated poetry by Susan Hanford and the composer will narrate. Also on the program is Brian Balmages’ Open Space, a depiction of a flight to the International Space Station and the experience therein, a Suite from John Williams E.T. called Adventures on Earth and
John Philip Sousa’s Transit of Venus.

Don’t miss this exciting celestial afternoon of music making!


John Philip Sousa

Transit of Venus

John Williams

Adventures on Earth: Music from E.T.

Mark Narins

Total Eclipse of the Sun (World Premiere)

Brian Balmages

Open Space


Geoffrey Gallegos

Music Director & Conductor

Sue Crum

Assistant Conductor

Mark Narins

Composer & Narrator