Elizabeth Peterson, conductor
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.
Wilson: Piece of Mind
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.
David: Ghosts of the Old Year
Sousa: Who's Who in Navy Blue
This performance will run approximately one hour and 15 minutes, including a 5-minute pause.