Saturday, February 11 @ 7pm in Fine Arts Center Concert Hall 32nd Annual High School Honor Band Concert
Coordinated by Matthew Westgate With guest conductor and composer Steve Danyew
Featuring over 250 outstanding high school musicians from over 50 New England high schools plusthe UMass Wind Ensemble
This annual program provides hundreds of New England's finest wind and percussion students the opportunity to rehearse and perform wind band literature of the highest caliber with Professors Westgate, Timothy T. Anderson, other Department faculty, and a special guest conductor/composer of national renown.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Wind Studies director Matthew Westgate
Wednesday, March 1 @ 8:15pm in Bezanson Recital Hall Brass at UMass
Brass Chamber Music concert
Coordinated by Greg Spiridopoulos and Josh Michal
Including several brass quintets, trombone quartets and a brass octet.
Music includes Antonio Carlos Jobim: No More Blues, J.S. Bach: Contrapunctus IX, and Ludwig Maurer: Three Pieces