Eric Whitacre http://iowapublicradio.org en ISU Mendelssohn (&"Godzilla Eats Las Vegas") http://iowapublicradio.org/post/isu-mendelssohn-godzilla-eats-las-vegas <p>Tune in Saturday at 7AM or Sunday at 6PM to hear the ISU Wind Ensemble led by Michael Golemo playing Mendelssohn's Overture for Winds and three modern works for the ensemble - including Eric Whitacre's riotous "Godzilla Eats Las Vegas." Written when Whitacre&nbsp; was an undergrad at Juilliard, it has become a modern classic.&nbsp; Says Whitacre, "The idea that this piece is being played all over the world in serious concert venues is the single funniest thing I have ever heard. Fri, 24 May 2013 19:34:38 +0000 Barney Sherman 21339 at http://iowapublicradio.org ISU Mendelssohn (&"Godzilla Eats Las Vegas")