Imani Winds by Shervin Lainez rescheduled

Imani Winds

Due to inclement weather, this concert has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 25 at 8:00pm


Celebrating over two decades of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds. 

The ensemble’s playlist embraces traditional chamber music repertoire, and as a 21st century group, Imani Winds is devoutly committed to expanding the wind quintet repertoire by commissioning music from new voices that reflect historical events and the times in which we currently live.

Bring your own chairs and refreshments and enjoy live entertainment atop the Morris Museum’s elevated parking deck. Stunning sunsets, social distance, and glorious live music combine for a series of unforgettable evenings. Face coverings are required for patrons who are not fully vaccinated.

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Program: “A Woman’s Perspective”: Contemporary masterworks by women composers

Afro Blue by Mongo Santamaria arr. Valerie Coleman

Suite for Wind Quintet by Ruth Crawford Seeger
i. Allegretto
ii. Lento rubato
iii. Allegro possible

The Light is the Same** by Reena Esmail

Afro-Cuban Concerto by Valerie Coleman
i. Afro
ii. Vocalise
iii. Danza

*Commissioned by The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. & premiered March 15, 2021

**Commissioned by The Lied Center of Kansas & premiered March 15, 2017 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.


Ticket Information

All blocks are $50 for an 8’x8′ block which accommodates up to 2 patrons. Patrons are welcome to arrive as early as 6:30PM to set up and enjoy the evening sun.

Buy a package of eight or more concerts and get early access seasonwide! All processing fees are waived for package buyers.

Groups that are purchasing five or more blocks for one performance will also have advance access and the option of having a designated pre-performance area to host a reception.

To purchase tickets over the phone, call the box office at 973-971-3706.


Photo courtesy of Shervin Lainez.


Aug 22 - 25 2021


8:00 pm