Nov
4
3:00 PM15:00

Illinois Wind Symphony

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Illinois Wind Symphony
Stephen Peterson, conductor

Program
American Music

Kathryn Salfelder, Cathedrals
Paul Dooley, Mavericks
Leonard Bernstein/Beeler, Overture to Candide
Leonard Bernstein/Kreines, Make Our Garden Grow
John Harbison, Olympic Dances
Warren Benson, The Solitary Dancer
Michael Daugherty, Bells for Stokowski

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Nov
6
12:30 PM12:30

Wind Orchestra and McCracken Middle School

Wind Orchestra Concert
Elizabeth Peterson, conductor
12:30-1:15 pm

Carolyn Bremer, Early Light
Darius Milhaud, Suite Francaise
Henry Fillmore, His Honor
Jack Stamp, Fanfare TBD
John Zdechlik, Celebrations
Edwin Goldman, Illinois March
Nikos Skalkottas, selected movements from Nine Greek Dances (Joe Clark, graduate assistant conductor)
David Biedenbender, Unquiet Hours
Donald Grantham, selected movements from Kentucky Harmony

National Band Association Workshop
McCracken Middle School Band and Wind Orchestra
1:30-2:30 pm

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Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

University Band and Clarinet Choir

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Clarinet Choir
Joe Clark, conductor

Program
Satoshi Yagisawa/Joe Clark, March-Bou-Shu
Gordon Jacob, Wind in the Reeds
Antonin Dvorak/Russell S. Howland, Serenade for Winds in D minor, Op. 44, Mvt. I (Dalton Swallows, graduate assistant conductor)
Alfred Reed/Joe Clark, The Hounds of Spring
Eric Whitacre/Joe Clark, Lux Aurumque (Moria Tunison, graduate assistant conductor)
Norman Heims, Symphonic Sketches
Jacques Press/Joe Clark, Wedding Dance

University Band
Joe Clark and Patricia Vanegas, conductors

Program
Joe Clark conducting:
   Alex Shapiro, Lights Out
   Jodi Greene, Moonscape Awakening
   Carol Barnett, Cyprian Suite
Patricia Vanegas conducting:
   Shelley Hanson Suite (Albanian Dance, Elegy for Albinoni, Patapan)
   Stacey Berk, Fanfare Jubilee
   Yukiko Nishimura, Star Ship

 

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Dec
7
7:30 PM19:30

Illinois Wind Symphony

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Illinois Wind Symphony
Stephen Peterson, conductor

Program
American Music

Stephen Taylor, Always Coming Home
Joel Love, Solace for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble
Jodi Blackshaw, Peace Dancer
Aaron Copland, Outdoor Overture
Percy Grainger, Gumsucker’s March
Steven Bryant, New Illinois Commission for Wind Ensemble (title t.b.a.)

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Dec
11
7:30 PM19:30

Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Symphonic Band

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Wind Orchestra
Elizabeth Peterson, conductor

Nikos Skalkottas, selected movements from Nine Greek Dances (Joe Clark, graduate assistant conductor)
David Biedenbender, Unquiet Hours
Donald Grantham, Kentucky Harmony

Hindsley Symphonic Band
Anthony Messina, conductor 

J.S. Bach/trans. Goldman & Leist, Fantasia in G Major
Dana Wilson, Colorado Peaks
Kevin Wilt, River of Grass
TBD (Barry Houser, guest conductor)

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Jan
24
8:00 PM20:00

Illinois Wind Symphony

Illinois Wind Symphony
Stephen Peterson, conductor

ILMEA Performance

Program
Eli Fieldsteel, At the Speed of Sound
Joel Love, Solace for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble
Jodi Blackshaw, Peace Dancer
Percy Grainger, Gumsucker’s March
Steven Bryant, new Illinois commission for Wind Ensemble (title t.b.a.)

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Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

Illinois Wind Symphony

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Illinois Wind Symphony
Stephen Peterson, conductor

CBDNA Preview Concert

Program
Stephen Taylor, Always Coming Home
Joel Love, Solace for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble
Karel Husa, Les Couleurs Fauves
Xi Wang, Winter Blossom
Steven Bryant, New Illinois Commission for Wind Ensemble Title t.b.a.


 

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Feb
21
7:30 PM19:30

Illinois Wind Symphony

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Illinois Wind Symphony
Stephen Peterson, conductor

CBDNA National Conference Performance

Program
Stephen Taylor, Always Coming Home
Joel Love, Solace for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble
Karel Husa, Les Couleurs Fauves
Xi Wang, Winter Blossom
Steven Bryant, New Illinois Commission for Wind Ensemble Title t.b.a.

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Illinois Marching Band Championships
Oct
20
8:30 AM08:30

Illinois Marching Band Championships

The University of Illinois Bands is proud to present the 48th annual Illinois Marching Band Championships! The Illinois Marching Band Championships provides participating marching bands with feedback from the activity's finest adjudicators, relevant and educational evaluation rubrics, and the thrill of performing in historic Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of Illinois! Participation is open to the first 42 Illinois high school marching bands that are divided into six classifications based on the IHSA school size. 

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Oct
12
7:30 PM19:30

Homecoming Concert

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Illinois Wind Symphony, Wind Orchestra, Marching Illini

Illinois Wind Symphony
Stephen Peterson, conductor

Program
Leonard Bernstein/Beeler, Overture to Candide
Leonard Bernstein/Kreines, Make Our Garden Grow
John Mackey, Redline Tango
Scott Boerma, Illini Jubilee

Wind Orchestra
Elizabeth Peterson, conductor

Program
Jack Stamp, Cheers (Joe Clark, graduate assistant conductor)
Jack Stamp, Fanfare TBD
John Zdechlik, Celebrations
Edwin Goldman, Illinois March

Marching Illini
Barry L. Houser, conductor

Program
tbd

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Oct
5
7:30 PM19:30

Hindsley Symphonic Band

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Hindsley Symphonic Band
Anthony Messina, conductor

Program
Frank Ticheli Simple Gifts: Four Shaker Songs
Andrew Boss, Until Morning Come
Malcolm Arnold/trans. Johnstone English Dances, Book One
Leonard B. Smith, The Blue Flame March

 

 

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Sep
23
3:00 PM15:00

Illinois Wind Symphony and Wind Orchestra

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Wind Orchestra
Elizabeth Peterson, conductor

Program
Carolyn Bremer, Early Light
Darius Milhaud, Suite Francaise
Henry Fillmore, His Honor

Illinois Wind Symphony
Stephen Peterson, conductor

Program
Richard Strauss, Serenade, op. 7
Camille Saint-Saëns, Occident et Orient Grande Marche
Karel Husa, Les Couleurs Fauves

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May
2
7:30 PM19:30

British Brass Band and Clarinet Choir

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UIUC Clarinet Choir
Joe Clark, Anjali Sivaainkaran, conductors

Program to include:
Robert Russell Bennett, Suite of Old American Dances
Steve Reich, New York Counterpoint
and additional repertoire TBD

British Brass Band
Sean D. Smith, conductor
presents "That's All, Folks!" - a cartoon tribute

Program
Georges Bizet, Suite from "Carmen"
Johann Strauss IIOverture: Die Fledermaus
Gioachino Rossini, Barber of Seville Overture
Michael Markowski, Famishius Fantasticus
and

a live-action version of the Looney Toons cartoon "What's Opera, Doc?" set to the music of Richard Wagner's operas.

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Wind Symphony and Illinois Chamber Choir University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Home Gala Concert
Apr
21
7:30 PM19:30

Wind Symphony and Illinois Chamber Choir University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Home Gala Concert

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Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Donald Grantham, Jai ete au Bal
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Scott Boerma, Illini Jubilee

For more information, please visit the "Gathering" page
https://music.illinois.edu/gathering

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British Brass Band and Clarinet Choir
Mar
14
7:30 PM19:30

British Brass Band and Clarinet Choir

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UIUC Clarinet Choir
Joe Clark, Anjali Sivaainkaran, conductors
present a Harvey Hermann Memorial Concert

Program
Gioacchino Rossini/Harvey Hermann - "The Barber of Seville" Overture
Antonin Dvorak/Harvey Hermann - II. Largo from "New World Symphony"
Norman Heim, Elegy
Joe Clark, Fantasia on Illini Strains

British Brass Band
Sean D. Smith, conductor
presents "Zootopia"

Program
Jan van der Roost, The Swan on the Hill
Henry Fillmore, "The Circus Bee" March
Lennon & McCarthy, Blackbird & I Am the Walrus
J.S. Bach, The Sheep May Safely Graze
Philip Sparke, The Year of the Dragon

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Wind Symphony and Wind Orchestra
Feb
25
7:30 PM19:30

Wind Symphony and Wind Orchestra

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Wind Orchestra
Dana Wilson, Daydreams Mvt. III: "Afternoon: hopes shot upward, ever so bright!"

Eric Whitacre, Sleep
Donald Grantham, Don’t You See
James David, Ghosts of the Old Year
Jennifer Jolley, Lightweg/Lightway

Wind Symphony
Dana Wilson, Piece of Mind
Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Music for Winds

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Illinois Wind Symphony Concert
Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

Illinois Wind Symphony Concert

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To close the semester, the Illinois Wind Symphony will perform a great evening of music and will be joined by piano soloist Rochelle Sennet.  The program consists of the following works:

Variants on a Mediaeval Tune, Norman Dello Joio
Concerto for Winds and Percussion, Christian Lindberg
March, Op. 99, Sergei Prokofiev
Le bal de Béatrice d'Este, Reynaldo Hahn
Oiseaux exotiques, Olivier Messiaen

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University Band Concert
Dec
5
7:30 PM19:30

University Band Concert

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Join the University Band, conducted by graduate assistants Jason Gardner and Patricia Vanegas in the following program:

Pilatus Mountain of Dragons, Steven Reineke
Concert Prelude, Philip Sparke
Ammerland, Jacob de Haan
Fantasy on American Sailing Songs, Grundman
Elegy for a Young American, Ronald Lo Presti
Summerland, William Grant Still
Suite Provençale, Jan van der Roost
Entry March of the Boyars, Johan Halvorsen

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Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Concert
Dec
3
3:00 PM15:00

Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Concert

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Wind Orchestra and Hindsley will present a joint concert in memory of composer David Maslanka. The following repertoire will be performed:

Hindsley Symphonic Band
Mother Earth, David Maslanka
Heart Songs, David Maslanka
Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo, Malcolm Arnold
Russian Christmas Music, Alfred Reed

Wind Orchestra
Traveler, David Maslanka
Bookmarks from Japan, Julie Giroux
The Sheep May Safely Graze, J.S. Bach/arr. Alfred Reed
Wedding Dance, Jacques Press

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