SF State Wind Ensemble Welcomes Diversity

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
GOLDEN GATE XPRESS -- The SF State Wind Ensemble debuted “Into the forge! Music of Earth, Death, Metal, Fire and Oil,” on March 14, 2017, at Knuth Hall in the Creative Arts Building. The wind ensemble holds auditions at the beginning of each semester and is open to current students of all majors, alumni and faculty members at SF State, cultivating a diverse community of musicians. Professor Bradley Hogarth, who performed with a youth orchestra and Latin band as a trumpeter in Germany, believes that the strength of the wind ensemble is its community aspect. “Those experiences when I was abroad made me realize how important it is to welcome international students,” Hogarth said. “We speak the same language of music.