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CONCERT BANDS

Concerts held in Foellinger Great Hall,
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts 
(unless otherwise noted)

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Sunday, September 24, 3:00 pm

Wind Symphony and Wind Orchestra

Dmitri Shostakovich/Hunsberger, Festive Overture (Combined Bands)

IWS

Ryan Lindveit, Like an Altar with 9,000 Robot Attendants
Benjamin Britten/Bach, The Courtly Dances from "Gloriana," Op. 53a
Luis Serrano Alarcón, Duende

WO

Tielman Susato/Dunnigan, Selections from the Danserye 

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 3:00 pm

Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Symphonic Band

WO
Julius Fucik, Florentiner March
Mark Markowski, The Tonic of Wildness
Thomas Doss, Romanian Overture
Roberto Sierra/Scatterday, Alegria

Hindsley
NIkolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Procession of Nobles
Percy Grainger, Irish Tune from County Derry
Ralph Vaughan Williams, English Folk Song Suite
David Gillingham, Be Thou My Vision
John Philip Sousa, El Capitan


Friday, October 27, 7:30 pm

Homecoming Concert
Wind Symphony, Wind Orchestra, Marching Illini

WO
James Curnow, Illini Fantasy
Aaron Perrine, A Glimpse of the Eternal

IWS
Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
John Philip Sousa, University of Illinois March

Marching Illini


Saturday, November 4, 7:30 pm

Wind Symphony 

Christopher Theofanidis, I wander the world in a dream of my own making
Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
David Maslanka, Symphony No. 5


Sunday, December 3, 2017, 3:00 pm

Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Symphonic Band

WO
David Maslanka, Traveler
Julie Giroux, Bookmarks from Japan (selected movements)
Jacques Press, Wedding Dance
Johann Bach/Reed, Sheep May Safely Graze

Hindsley
(tbd)
 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 7:30 pm

University Band

(Repertoire TBD)

Friday, December 8, 7:30

Wind Symphony 

Norman Dello Joio, Variants on a Mediaeval Tune
Oliver Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques
Christian Lindberg, Concerto for Winds and Percussion
Reynaldo Hahn, Le bal de Beatrice d’Este
Samuel Barber, Commando March

 

SPRING 2018

Saturday, January 27, 7:30 pm

School of Music Mozart Birthday Concert
Wind Symphony 

Chamber Players Only Excerpts from "Don Giovanni"

Sunday, February 11, 3:00 pm

Wind Symphony and Illinois Chamber Choir
University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #1
Chicago—Symphony Center

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Aaron Copland/Singleton, The Promise of Living
Dana Wilson, Piece of Mind
Illini Music (TBD)


Sunday, February 25, 7:30 pm

Wind Symphony and Wind Orchestra

WO
Eric Whitacre, Sleep
Donald Grantham, Don’t You See
James David, Ghosts of the Old Year
Jennifer Jolley, Lightweg/Lightway 

IWS
Dana Wilson, Piece of Mind
Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Music for Winds

Saturday, March 3, 3:00 pm

Campus and University Bands

(Repertoire TBD)


Saturday, March 3, 7:30 pm

Hindsley and Illini Strings

(Repertoire TBD)


Saturday, April 7, 7:30 pm

Wind Symphony 

Paul Dooley, Coast of Dreams
Paul Dooley, Concerto Grosso
Steven Bryant, Nothing Gold Can Stay
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral


Thursday, April 12, 7:30 pm (location TBD—Pennsylvania or Ohio)

Wind Symphony and Illinois Chamber Choir
University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #2

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Illini Music (TBD)

Saturday, April 14, 7:30 pm

Wind Symphony and Illinois Chamber Choir
University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #3
New York CityAlice Tully Hall

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Illini Music (TBD)

Friday, April 20, 7:30 pm

Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Symphonic Band

Hindsley

WO
Henry Fillmore, Rolling Thunder
Frank Ticheli, Symphony No. 2
Libby Larsen, Introduction to the Moon
John Mackey, Sheltering Sky
John Philip Sousa, Looking Upward Suite Movement 3: Mars and Venus 

Saturday, April 21, 7:30 pm

Wind Symphony and Illinois Chamber Choir
University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Home Gala Concert 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Illini Music (TBD)

Sunday, April 29, 7:30 pm

Campus and University Bands

(Repertoire TBD)

Friday, May 4 (Time TBD)

Wind Orchestra
SuperState Festival Performance

(Repertoire TBD)


Saturday, May 5 (Time TBD)

Wind Symphony
SuperState Festival Performance

Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
John Philip Sousa, The University of Illinois March