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Young Artists Spotlight 2024: Fresno State Wind Orchestra

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Fresno State Wind Ensemble

In this episode we feature the Fresno State Wind Orchestra from their recent performance at the annual conference of the Western and Northwestern Divisions of the College Band Directors National Association, held at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts in March 2024. We'll hear works by three contemporary American composers — Paul Dooley, Michael Martin, and Julie Giroux.

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David Aus is the host of Sunday Night Jazz and Young Artists Spotlight on KVPR, as well as other special programs featuring the valley's local musicians and artists. He is also a social media and marketing specialist for KVPR. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, David Aus has lived in Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, before arriving in Fresno in 2002. Prior to joining KVPR, he spent many years as an on-air host at KFSR. When not on the air, David is a busy jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator.