The William & Mary Wind Ensemble partners with the W&M Global Film Festival this Sunday, February 16th, at 4 PM in the Kimball Theater to present a multimedia performance featuring film clips set to live music. As a part of the 2014 Film Festival, the content will revolve around Journeys and Passages. In preparation, Wind Ensemble students, led by trombone player Matt Baker, have put together a video of their own:
The WM Wind Ensemble will tour to North Carolina and South Carolina from March 13th to 16th, 2014. In addition to four concerts at area high schools for instrumental music students, the Wind Ensemble, in partnership with the Charleston WM Alumni Association, will perform a special concert at Ashley Hall School in Charleston, South Carolina on Friday, March 14th at 8pm.
The Wind Ensemble will tour Beijing and Shanghai in May, 2015. Concert program will feature commissioned premieres by W&M Composer Brian Hulse and solo performances by W&M Trumpet Professor David Vonderheide (Principal Trumpet, Virginia Symphony). Also on the program will be works by Holst, Vaughan Williams, and Gabrieli.
The William and Mary Wind Ensemble performs Symphonic Dances from West Side Story this Sunday, 12/8 at 4pm in PBK Hall. Students in the Wind Ensemble have been documenting their preparatory experience thus far in these web video vignettes:
The William and Mary Wind Ensemble’s annual Winter Concert features the fantastic Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Bernstein. This special version of the work was created expressly for the US Marine Band by celebrated arranger Paul Lavender.
Sunday, December 8th
Free for Students and Children under 12
$5 General Admission