August 25, 2017

2017-2018 University of Maryland Wind Orchestra Repertoire

Remembrances and Tributes

Friday, October 6, 2017​, 8 pm

Michael Votta, Jr., music director

Aaron Jay Kernis, For Love of the Mountains (Four Tableaux)

Magnus Lindberg, Souvenir (in memoriam Gérard Grisey)

I

II

III

- intermission -

Adam Schoenberg, American Symphony

I. fanfare

II. white on blue

III. rondo

IV. prayer

V. stars, stripes, and celebration​

Ch...

August 24, 2017

2017-2018 University of Maryland Wind Ensemble Repertoire

Symphonic Metamorphosis

Friday, October 13, 2017​, 8 pm

Michael Votta, Jr., music director

Brian Coffill, Joseph Scott, & David Wacyk, assistant conductors

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Divertimento in E-Flat Major, K. 166/159d

Michael Votta, Jr., conductor

Vincent Persichetti, Pageant, Op. 59

David Wacyk, conductor

Steven Bryant, Nothing Gold Can Stay

Ra...

May 16, 2017

 The University of Maryland Archives is pleased to announce the availability of 197 digitized recordings from the university's Symphonic Wind Ensemble via the UMD Libraries' Digital Collections.

These pieces represent the contents of 15 CDs assembled by John Wakefield, UMD's Assistant and Associate Director of Bands, 1965-1968, and Director of Bands, 1968-2005. The recordings include the ensemble's...

September 20, 2016

“Carmina Burana"

University of Maryland Wind Ensemble

Michael Votta Jr., music director

Brian Coffill, assistant conductor

Joseph Scott, assistant conductor

David Wacyk, assistant conductor

Friday, October 28, 2016, 8:00 pm

Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

The University of Maryland at College Park

Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture, arr. Donald Hunsberger (1954/1...

September 20, 2016

University of Maryland University Band

Craig Potter, conductor

November 2, 2016

Frank Ticheli - Blue Shades

Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium (arr. Reynolds)

Percy Grainger - Faeroe Island Dance 

Leonard Bernstein - “Danzon” from Fancy Free (arr. John Krance)

Tchaikovsky - Marche Slave (arr. Laurendeau)

December 9, 2016 - Kaleidoscope of Bands

Samuel Barber - Commando March

Gustav Holst - First Suite in...

September 15, 2016

"Black Sounds to Vivid Colors"

Michael Votta Jr., music director
Lee Hinkle, percussion

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 8:00 pm

Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

The University of Maryland at College Park



George Rochberg: Black Sounds for Small Orchestra

Steven J. Kukla: Folksongs for Winds

Steven Stucky: Concerto for Percussion and Wind Orchestra
Lee Hinkle, percu...

September 1, 2015

Friday, May 6, 2016

WA Mozart:  Die Zauberflöte

University of Maryland Opera Studio, Craig Kier, director

Arrangement for traditional Harmoniemusik with cast of vocal soloists and additional instruments by Anthony Rivera

Stage direction:  Nick Olcott

Conductors:  Anthony Rivera and Michael Votta

CBNDA Eastern Division Conference

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

Frank Ticheli:  Pa...

September 1, 2014

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Geschwindmarsch (Anthony Rivera, conductor)

Paul Hindemith:  Paraphrase of Beethoven’s Geschwindmarsch (from Symphonia Serena)

      Anthony Rivera, conductor

Verne Reynolds:  Scenes Revisited (1977)

Friday, February 27, 2015

 Reykjavik, Los Angeles, New Orleans”

Jonsi (Jon Por Birgisson):  Jonsi Music  (arr. Vickerman)

Donald Crocket...

September 1, 2013

Friday, May 5, 2014

Aaron Copland:  Appalachian Spring (UMSO)

Magnus Lindberg:  Gran Duo (1999)

Bruce Yurko:  Dialogues and Fanfares II (2013)—world premiere

Steve Reich: Tehillim (1981)

February 28, 2014

“Resurrection”

WA Mozart:  Serenade in C Minor (1782)

John Mackey: The Frozen Cathedral (2012)

Olivier Messiaen:  Et Exspecto Rescurrectionem Mortuorum (1966)

December 8, 2013

“Turning Points”

Kevin Puts:  Mi...

September 1, 2012

May 5, 2013

Guest Artists:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

“…of a rare and special type…”

WA Mozart:  Serenade in Bb (“Gran Partita”), K. 361

I. Largo; Molto allegro

Edgard Varese:  Octandre

Assez lent

Très vif et nerveux
Grave; Animé et jubilatoire

           

WA Mozart:  Serenade in Bb (“Gran Partita”), K. 361

II. Menuetto

III. Adagio

IV. Menuetto; Trio (Allegrett...

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