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WIND ENSEMBLE - "Of Hard and Soft Edges"

UMASS FINE ARTS CENTER

The UMass Concert Band performs the first half and features UMass Professor of Trombone, Greg Spiridopoulos. Nadine Shank, UMass Professor of Piano, joins the UMass Wind Ensemble on the second half to perform one of David Maslanka's final works for winds: Piano Concerto No. 3, "Do you know my name?" (2016)UMass Wind Studies was a part of the consortium to bring this work into the repertoire. All of the works on the program examine the "hard" and soft" edges in music; the concert closes with Hindemith's monumental Symphony in Bb. 

 

UMASS CONCERT BAND 

Variations on a Korean Folk Song - Chance

Courtly Airs and Dances - Nelson (Matthew Sypek, graduate conductor)

Blue Bells of Scotland - Pryor (Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone)

I Am - Boysen (Jared Bloch, graduate conductor)

Golden Gate March - Goldman, edited Anderson

 

UMASS WIND ENSEMBLE

Short Ride in a Fast Machine - Adams

Decoration Day - Ives/Elkus

Piano Concerto No. 3 - Maslanka (Nadine Shank, piano)

           *New England Premiere

Serenade in E-flat, Op. 7 - Strauss (Matthew Sypek, graduate conductor)

Symphony in B-flat major - Hindemith

Earlier Event: November 2
FACULTY CHAMBER WINDS - "SALON MUSIC"
Later Event: December 6
SYMPHONY BAND - "POETRY IN MOTION"