Performance: Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band: 'Take Me Away'
October 14, 2016
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
UMass Amherst Campus
The UMass Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band open their 2016-2017 season with music that encourages you to travel. Symphony Band opens the concert with a journey across America and the Wind Ensemble takes you "away" to exotic Greece, Scotland, Bohemia, and South Carolina, with electronics.
Wind Ensemble and Symphony band, conducted by Matthew Westgate and Karen Atherton.
Symphony Band music includes Bernstein: “Slava!;” Ticheli: “Shenandoah” conducted by Matt Sypek; Milburn: “American Hymnsong Suite;” Wilson: “Colorado Peaks” conducted by David Morris; Schuman:“George Washington Bridge;” Fillmore: “Americans We.”
Wind Ensemble music includes Makris: “Aegean Festival Overture;” Grainger: “Hill Song No. 2;” Bates: “Rusty Air in Carolina;” Lukas: “Musica Boema Op. 137.”