Wellington Wind Symphony

Past Concert Programs: 2016 to 2021

2016/2017 Season

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Currently in progress....

Moving Masterpieces for Winds
Sun, Oct 23, 2016, 3pm - Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo
Sun, Oct 30, 2016, 3pm - Grandview Baptist Church, Kitchener

Amy E W. Prince - Soprano Daniel Warren - Conductor
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Mostly under the influence of the great master of wind writing, Richard Strauss, this program features soprano Amy Waller singing his beloved Four Last Songs, instrumental versions of Allerseelen and Zueignung, and the effervescent Waltzes from the Rosenkavalier. The program is rounded out with Eric Whitacre's moving Cloudburst, Boris Kozhevnikov Symphony No. 3: Slavyanskaya, and Bach/ Reed, Komm, ssser Tod.

Carols, Arias, and Surprising Treasures
Sun, Dec 11, 2016, 8pm - Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo (Note the 8pm time)

Daniel Warren - Conductor
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This unusual, delightful concert features soloists from the ensemble playing beloved Christmas carols and opera arias in front of the ensemble. This is your chance to hear Music Director, Dan Warren as a cornet and trumpet star, along with principal sax, Danielle Beck, clarinet duo, Cathy Baer and Ginny Scarfino, and principal tuba, Allan Lee. The program will be filled out with memorable and popular music from an extensive library recently added to that of the Winds as a generous gift from the Kitchener Musical Society Band.

In the European Tradition
Sun, Mar 5, 2017, 3pm - Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo
Sun, Mar 12, 2017, 3pm - Grandview Baptist Church, Kitchener

Rachel Thomas - Trombone
Daniel Warren - Conductor
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This concert includes some memorable original music for wind symphony and a beautiful transcription of one of Mahler's most beloved movements, Symphony no.3, mvt 1: Mendelssohn, Overture for Band; Fisher Tull, Sketches on a Tudor Psalm; Matthew Arnold, Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo, Guilmant, Morceau symphonique (trombone solo); Canada's Howard Cable, Ten Provinces March.

Wind Symphony Whimsy
Sun, Apr 30, 2017, 3pm - Grandview Baptist Church, Kitchener
Sun, May 7, 2017, 3pm - Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo

Stephen Fox - Alto Clarinet
Daniel Warren - Conductor
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Containing some of the most memorable music for the medium, all in this program was written originally for wind symphony: Howard Cable, Scottish Rhapsody; Holst, Second Suite for Military Band; Alfred Reed, Othello, Symphonic Portrait for Concert Band; William Schuman, New England Triptych, Purves-Smith, The Seven Deadly Sins (solo Alto Clarinet and Wind Symphony).

currently in progress. See Wellington Winds website: www.wellingtonwindsymphony.ca