SF State Wind Ensemble performs Star Wars

Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 4:00 pm
The SF State Wind Ensemble presents a multimedia Star Wars presentation featuring live performance of scores by John Williams (1932-) from all six films, accompanied by video clips. Conducted by Martin Seggelke. This is preceded by Wagner's Trauermusik, WWV 73, conducted by Charles Barrett. Free.
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
School of Music and Dance
SF State Box Office
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The SF State Wind Ensemble is comprised of about 75 musicians, including students, faculty, staff and community members. 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.

Press coverage

Golden Gate Xpress, December 11, 2013