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UI Wind Symphony and UI Wind Orchestra

Event Type
Performance
Topics
arts, concert, music
Sponsor
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Location
Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Date
Feb 25, 2018   7:30 pm  
Cost
$4-10
Contact
Krannert Center Ticket Office
E-Mail
comments@krannertcenter.illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-6280
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Originating Calendar
Krannert Center

A preeminent ensemble in the world, the University of Illinois Wind Symphony premieres new works, travels to national and international events, and sets the standard for band performance and training. Its members are undergraduate and graduate students who excel at playing the traditional band repertoire, works for small chamber groups, and innovative new pieces. Since its inception, it has served as an ambassador for the historic Illinois Bands program and is an innovator in the wind band field.

 

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

 

The outstanding musicians in the University of Illinois Wind Orchestra excel at a wide range of musical styles and are committed to expanding band music's reaches as they undertake works for large or small groups, traditional pieces, and new compositions.

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