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.
Corigliano: Circus Maximus
Bryant: Irrational JoyGillingham: JoyauGrainger: "Gay, but Wistful" from In a NutshellStephenson: "II. Shouts and Murmurs" from Symphony No. 2 ("Voices")