SF State Wind Ensemble, Skyline College Concert Band and Travis Brass Quintet

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 7:30 pm
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The SF State Wind Ensemble performs with special guests the Skyline College Concert Band and the Travis Brass Quintet, performing Jeff Tyzik's New York Cityscape. Wind chamber music works by Ewazen, Gounod, Marteau and DiLorenzo. Other works by Bernstein and Leroy Anderson. Free.
Location: 
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
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Sponsor: 
School of Music
Contact: 
School of Music
Phone: 
415-338-7613
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SF State Wind Ensemble

The SF State Wind Ensemble is comprised of about 65 musicians, including students, faculty, staff and community members. Performances feature new compositions for wind band in addition to works from the core wind literature. The ensemble is dedicated to presenting an exciting variety of challenging repertoire from all musical periods, cultures and styles. The ensemble commissions new music, presents world premieres and collaborates with renowned guest artists. Conducted by Brad Hogarth.

Skyline College Concert Band

The Skyline College Concert Band is a large ensemble of full-time and part-time student musicians who play woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. Under the direction of Zachary Bruno, the Concert Band rehearses weekly during the school year and performs classical and pops repertoire at community events, sporting events and showcases in and around San Mateo County.

Travis Brass Quintet

The Travis Brass Quintet is part of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, stationed in the Bay Area at Travis Air Force Base. The only active duty Air Force band west of the Rockies, the Band of the Golden West is comprised of about 60 talented and versatile airmen-musicians under the command of Capt. Rafael F. Toro-Quiñones. In addition to performing for civilian communities throughout California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona and Utah, the band supports 13 Air Force Bases, eight Air Force Reserve Wings and six recruiting squadrons in more than 250 annual performances for 1.5 million listeners.

 

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