Syracuse University Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band perform Oct. 18
Syracuse University Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band perform Oct. 18October 01, 2001Judy Holmesjlholmes@syr.edu
The Syracuse University Wind Ensemble and the Symphony Band will present a concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of John Laverty and Bradley Ethington, the ensembles will perform “William Byrd Suite” by Gordon Jacob, the “Organ Symphony” by Saint-Seans, “Medium Funk Prelude” and “Passamezzo Antico” by Paul Richards, “Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon” by Percy Grainger, “Armenian Dances” by Aram Khachaturian and “First Suite for Military Band” by Gustav Holst.
The Wind Ensemble is SU’s premiere concert band and is open to student musicians campus-wide. The ensemble performs literature ranging from large symphonic works that require all of its performers to “one-on-a-part” chamber works that require eight to 24 performers. Two concerts are presented each semester on campus with guest soloists and conductors adding to the varied musical experiences.
The Symphony Band is a non-auditioned concert band that meets and performs two concerts during the fall and spring semesters. The band performs a variety of works representing a diversity of musical styles.