The University of Maryland Wind Orchestra, with the help of the University of Maryland Concert Choir and solo pianist Rita Sloan, performed at the College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conference on March 12, on the campus of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
Additionally, Doctoral Candidate Anthony Rivera gave a presentation on Sam...
UMWO's recent concert, comprised of Walter Hartley's Concerto for 23 Winds, David Amram's Concerto for Horn, with soloist Professor Gregory Miller, and Anton Bruckner’s Mass in E Minor, featuring the University of Maryland Concert Choir, was reviewed by DC Metro Theater Arts.
One of the most beautiful and powerful works for winds ever composed is certainly Anton Bruckner's Mass in E Minor. The piece is the second of Bruckner's masses and used winds exclusively in from orchestra because of the outdoor performance space for the Mass' intended premiere. The setting is of the Ordinary: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Benedictus, and Agnus Dei.