The West Virginia University Wind Symphony will present a winter concert as part of the annual WVU High School Invitational Honors Band event Feb. 12-14 at the Creative Arts Center .

The symphony, under the direction of conductor John Hendricks III and assistant conductor Dearl J. Drury , will perform at 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 13) in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre .

Appearing as guest conductors will be Kenneth Ozzello, director of bands at the University of Alabama; Jay Dawson, a celebrated band composer and president of Arrangers Publishing Co. in Nashville, Tenn.; and Larry Jackson, director of bands at Allegany High School in Cumberland, Md.

Ozello is a graduate of WVU and a former staff member with the WVU Marching Band , where he served as drum major, graduate assistant and drill designer.

Guest soloist will be Staff Sgt. Dean Miller, euphonium player with the U.S. Army Band and a graduate of the WVU Division of Music .

The program will includeLa Cenerentola(Cinderella) by Gioacchino Rossini; First Suite in E flat by Gustav Holst;Honey in the RockfromAn Alabama Songbookby Donald Grantham;Euphonium Concertoby Vladimir Cosma; the third movement fromDance Movementsby Philip Sparke;Canzonaby Peter Mennin;Gettysburg: The Third Dayby Dawson; andThe Melody Shopby Karl L. King.

The Wind Symphony will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Holsts First Suite, which is a landmark work for wind band.

For tickets, visit the Mountainlair or Creative Arts Center box offices or call 304-293-SHOW.