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.
The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform works in celebration of Mozart's birthday in this concert.
Mozart: Overture to Marriage of Figaro
Mozart: Arias and duets from The Magic Flute and others
Professors Yvonne Redman and Nathan Gunn, Voice
Mozart: Concerto No. 7 for Three Pianos in F Major, K.242
Professors Rochelle Sennet, William Heiles, and Timothy Ehlen, piano
Mozart: Don Giovanni experts
Chamber players only