Alabama School of the Arts Presents Symphonic Winds “Expressions” Concert Oct. 19

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MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile is presenting “Expressions,” a concert by Symphonic Winds Oct. 19 at Shiloh Baptist Church.

Admission is free, and the concert begins at 7 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 717 Cleveland Road, Saraland.

The concert features the entire Symphonic Winds, but also has performances from the Wind Ensemble, the upper level players from within the Symphonic Winds, and the quintet Crosswinds. The director of the ensemble is Steve Dunn, assistant professor of music.

The program is entitled “Expressions” and features pieces of music that express emotions and perspectives from different aspects of life. To express “joy,” the group will perform “Noisy Wheels of Joy” by Eric Whitacre, and to express “heartache,” the group will perform “As Summer Was Just Beginning” by Larry D. Daehn.

For information about the Alabama School of the Arts, go to or call 251.442.2383.


About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Rivers Brunson

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Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.

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