Hodgson Wind Ensemble to perform Oct. 1

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble’s next performance features rhythmic sounds from Cuba to Greece.

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble continues the 2019-2020 season with Let’s Party!, featuring festive pieces to keep the party going.

Join the party and move to rhythms from Cuban to Greek, and join the “Tweet Seats” to interact with the music in real time.

This concert features Havana, a piece written by student composer Kevin Day.

“I wanted to highlight different dance genres such as salsa, mambo and cha-cha while also making the piece in my own voice,” Day said. “I have a strong love for Latin music, so this was incredibly fun to write.”

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Cynthia Johnston Turner, is the premier performing ensemble of UGA Bands. The ensemble has garnered an international reputation for its artistry, precision, sensitivity and musicianship.

The performance is scheduled for Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Tickets, which are $3-$12, can be purchased online at or by phone at 706-542-4400.

For those unable to attend, live streaming is available at For more program information or questions, contact the band office at 706-542-1505.