The College of Arts and Architecture

Symphonic Wind Ensemble

symphonic wind ensemble
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
Eisenhower Auditorium - University Park, PA

General admission $12/students $4

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The Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs its final concert of the fall 2017 semester. The program features a suite composed of music from Russian composer Rimsky-Korsakov's opera Mlada, and Igor Stravinsky's "Symphonies of Wind Instruments." The ensemble is conducted by Penn State director of concert bands Dennis Glocke.

This concert is available on livestream at the Penn State School of Music.

Program

Arrival Platform Humlet ♦ Percy Grainger, transcribed by Carl Simpson

Symphonies of Wind Instruments ♦ Igor Stravinsky

Mlada Suite ♦ Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, transcribed by Dennis Glocke

Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme ♦ Michael Gandolfi

Intrada 1631 ♦ Stephen Montague

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble is the premier wind/percussion ensemble in the School of Music. This highly select forty-member ensemble is comprised of the finest wind and percussion instrumentalists on campus. It performs a variety of repertoire ranging from chamber music to literature that utilizes the full ensemble. It concertizes extensively both on and off campus and is open to all students, regardless of major, by audition.

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