SF State Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7:30 pm
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This celebration features faculty, alumni and student composers. Horn Lecturer Mark Almond will perform the Edward Gregson Horn Concerto. Alumnus Mike Keily will play xylophone on the world premiere of student Sean Thompson's Melenge. Other works to be performed are by Igor Stravinsky, Arturo Marquez, Anthony DiLorenzo, Franz Danzi and Anton Buckner as well as two world premieres by student composer Mark Jang. Conducted by Bradley Hogarth. Free.
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
School of Music
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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.

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.