Gustav Holst: 2nd Suite in F for Military Band
Johannes Stert: Bachseits
Philip Sparke: Veni Emmanuel
Norman Dello Joio: Variants on Medieval Tune
The University Wind Symphony, acclaimed for its broad repertoire and excellence, performs contemporary music by important American composers such as Kraft, Grantham, Welcher, Husa, and Ticheli as well as the traditional concert band music of Sousa, Holst and Vaughn Williams. Under the direction of Dr. Mitchell J. Fennell, the ensemble is comprised of the finest wind studies majors in the School of Music, and has performed throughout the world. Recent tours include a 10 day tour to Portugal in Summer, 2011. The Wind Symphony partook in three performances including a performance in Lisbon sponsored by the US Embassy and culminated with a performance with one of Portugal's most highly regarded bands in the city of Alcochete. Additional tours include the Jeju International Band Festival in South Korea, and the Japan Band Director’s Association annual clinic at Nemo-No-Sato. The Wind Symphony has also performed numerous times for the College Band Directors National Association Regional Conference and the California Band Directors Annual Convention.
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