The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Summer Wind Ensemble (RIPYSWE) of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School performs a free concert at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, (rain date is Wednesday, Aug. 28) at the East Providence Weaver Public Library.
The concert includes selections from Les Miserables, marches by John Philip Sousa, The Star Spangled Banner, American Riversongs and more. RIPYSWE is conducted by David Neves, Ph.D., and John F. Knasas, Jr.
***At a Glance***
6:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 21
Rain Date: Wednesday, August 28
East Providence Weaver Public Library
41 Grove Ave., East Providence
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Wind Ensembles (RIPYSWE) consists of select members of the RI Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensembles (RIPYWE). During the school year, RIPYWE provides a quality wind ensemble rehearsal and performance experience for talented young musicians from southern New England. RIPYWE Symphonic Winds is designed for advanced middle- and high-school students, and Wind Ensemble is for intermediate to advanced middle- and high-school students.