Grantham: Phantasticke Spirites
Moussorgsky/Hindsley: Night on Bald Mountain
Arnold/Paynter: Tam O’Shanter
Bach/Hunsberger: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Schwantner: From a Dark Millennium
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.
This performance will run approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, and includes a 20-minute intermission.