SF State Wind Ensemble and Skyline College Jazz Band

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 7:30 pm
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The SF State Wind Ensemble and Skyline College Jazz Band perform. Free.

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. Conducted by Zachary Bruno. 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.

Skyline College Jazz Band

The Skyline College Jazz Band is an auditioned ensemble of musicians who play trumpet, trombone, saxophone, and rhythm section instruments. Under the direction of Zachary Bruno, the band performs jazz, rock and pop repertoire at community events, sporting events and showcases in and around San Mateo County.

Program

SF State Wind Ensemble

  • J.P. Sousa: “Hands Across the Sea”
  • J.S. Bach: Fantasia in G Major, BWV 572
  • W.W. Jenkins: An American Overture
  • J. Williams: Raider’s March
  • L. Beethoven: Egmont Overture
  • C. Williams: Symphonic Dance No. 3 “Fiesta”

Skyline College Jazz Band

Selections fitting the theme “jazz at the movies”

Location: 
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
Directions: 
Sponsor: 
School of Music
Contact: 
School of Music
Phone: 
415-338-7613