Illinois Wind Symphony Calendar and Repertoire 2017-2018

Sunday, September 24, 3:00 pm (shared concert with Wind Orchestra)

Dmitri Shostakovich/Hunsberger, Festive Overture (Combined Bands)
Ryan Lindveit, Like an Altar with 9,000 Robot Attendants
Benjamin Britten/Bach, The Courtly Dances from "Gloriana," Op. 53a
Luis Serrano Alarcon, Duende

Friday, October 27, 7:30 pm

Homecoming Concert, shared with Wind Orchestra and the Marching Illini

Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
John Philip Sousa, University of Illinois March

Saturday, November 4, 7:30 pm

Christopher Theofanidis, I wander the world in a dream of my own making
          Will Sugg, Graduate Associate Conductor
Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
David Maslanka, Symphony No. 5

Friday, December 8, 7:30 pm

Norman Dello Joio, Variants on a Mediaeval Tune
          Patricia Vanegas, Graduate Associate Conductor
Oliver Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques
Christian Lindberg, Concerto for Winds and Percussion
Reynaldo Hahn, Le bal de Beatrice d’Este
Serge Prokofiev, March, Op. 99

 

SPRING 2018

Saturday, January 27, 7:30 pm

School of Music Mozart Birthday Concert

Chamber Players Only Excerpts from "Don Giovanni"

Monday, January 29, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Extra rehearsal - combined with Chamber Singers

Thursday, February 8, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Extra rehearsal - combined with Chamber Singers

Friday, February 9, 1:30pm - 4:30 pm

Illinois Conducting Symposium

Sunday, February 11, 3:00 pm

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #1
Chicago—Symphony Center

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Aaron Copland/Singleton, The Promise of Living
Dana Wilson, Piece of Mind
Scott Boerma, Illini Jubilee

Sunday, February 25, 7:30 pm (shared with Wind Orchestra)

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

Saturday, April 7,  7:30 pm

Paul Dooley, Coast of Dreams
          
Jason Gardner, Graduate Associate Conductor
Paul Dooley, Masks and Machines
          
Jason Gardner, Graduate Associate Conductor
Steven Bryant, Nothing Gold Can Stay
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral

Thursday, April 12 - Sunday April 15 Tour to New York City*

Thursday, April 12 -  Concert and Home stay at North Hills High School, Pittsburgh PA - early morning departure

Friday, April 13 - Continue travel to NYC - free afternoon and evening

Saturday, April 14 - Concert at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

Sunday, April 15 - Return via coaches to Champaign - late evening arrival

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #2

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Scott Boerma, Illini Jubilee

Saturday, April 14,  7:30 pm

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #3
New York CityAlice Tully Hall

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Scott Boerma, Illini Jubilee

Saturday, April 21,  7:30 pm

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Home Gala Concert
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Scott Boerma, Illini Jubilee

Wednesday, May 5, (TBD)

Superstate Festival Performance
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
John Philip Sousa, The University of Illinois March