Concert: Wind Symphony and Symphony Band

Thursday, October 17, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Pablo Center at the Confluence
Event Type
Music and Theatre Arts
Contact
Gray, Judith Marie
(715) 836-5741
Link
https://calendar.uwec.edu/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=78580

The UW - Eau Claire Department of Music and Theatre Arts presents the Wind Symphony, Dr. John R. Stewart, conductor and the Symphony Band, Dr. Phillip Ostrander, conductor, in concert.  The program will feature works by Percy Grainger, John Mackey, Joan Tower, Julie Giroux, Rosanne Etezady, Jocelyn Hagen and more.   

The Wind Symphony includes approximately 60 undergraduate student musicians who perform as a full wind symphony and as smaller chamber wind groups.  The ensemble is comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion majors in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts and gifted non-music majors who are selected by audition each semester.  The group is dedicated to the performance of the finest wind repertoire, regardless of period or number of instrumental forces.  Flexible instrumentation and player rotation provide members of the ensemble with a variety of responsibilities, challenges, and playing experiences.  The ensemble provides members the opportunity to broaden performance and teaching skills by experiencing repertoire at the highest level. 

The Symphony Band, an ensemble comprised of music majors and talented non-music majors, is committed to the study and performance of the finest standard and contemporary works for band. This ensemble is open to university students by audition and performs four concerts a year with a concert tour each spring.

This is a ticketed event. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.pablocenter.org.

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