SF State Wind Ensemble

Monday, October 28, 2013, 5:00 pm
The SF State Wind Ensemble performs the world premiere of San Francisco composer Joseph Stillwell's Harbinger and works by Marquez and Husa. About 65 musicians comprise the ensemble, including students, faculty, staff and community members. Conducted by Martin Seggelke. Free.
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
School of Music and Dance
SF State Box Office
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While offering performers opportunities to expand their technical, intellectual and musical horizons, the SF State Wind Ensemble intends to broaden performance and teaching skills by cultivating an interest in wind music as an integral part of the American music scene. Wind Ensemble alumni perform all across the globe, and hold teaching positions or leadership roles in their respective major areas of concentration throughout the U.S.

Wind Ensemble 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.


  • Márquez (1950–): Danzon No. 2 (1994)
  • Stillwell (1984–): Harbinger* (2013)
  • Husa (1921–): Apotheosis of the Earth (1971)

*World premiere

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