Illinois Wind Symphony Calendar and Repertoire 2019-2020

All performances take place in the Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, unless otherwise noted.


Fall 2019

Sunday,  September 22, 3:00 pm (shared concert with Wind Orchestra)

Roshanne Etezady, Shoutout
Dan Welcher, Three Places in the East

Friday, October 18, 7:30 pm

Illinois Bands Homecoming Concert, shared with Wind Orchestra and the Marching Illini

William Bolcom, Concerto Grosso for Saxophone Quartet and Band
Edwin Franko Goldman, The Illinois March

Wednesday, October 30, 7:30 pm 

Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor
William Bolcom, Concerto Grosso for Saxophone Quartet and Band
Anthony Barfield, Here We Rest
Michael Colgrass, The Winds of Nagual, (In Memory, Michael Colgrass, 1932-2019)

Wednesday, December 4, 7:30 pm (shared concert with Wind Orchestra)

Jennifer Higdon, Fanfare Ritmico
John Mackey, Places We Can No Longer Go (Consortium Premiere)
Lindsay Kesselman, soprano soloist


spring 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 7:30 pm

Ryan George, Wild Goose
Michael Gandolfi, Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme
Evan Ziporyn, Impulse Control, Concerto for Drum Set and Winds
Ricardo Flores, drum set
Karel Husa, Apotheosis of this Earth

Sunday, April 5, 3:00 pm (shared concert with Libertyville HS Wind Ensemble)

John Corigliano, Circus Maximus

Wednesday, May 6, 7:30 pm

Ricardo Lorenz, El Muro
Antonin Dvorak, Serenade, Op. 44 for Winds
Ottorino Respighi/Patterson, Roman Festivals

Saturday, May 9, time t.b.a.

SuperState Concert Band Festival performance

Ottorino Respighi/Patterson, Roman Festivals