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Concerts & Events

Concert Bands

Performances of the Illinois State University Bands regularly include the masterworks of the wind band's heritage, alongside newly composed works that are sometimes even presented with the composer in attendance.  Tickets are available through the CPA Box Office.

You can also view events for Big Red Marching Machine, Jazz Bands, and Pep Bands.

Spring 2015 Concert Band Schedule

February


Symphonic Winds
February 6 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Joe Manfredo and Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductors

Fisher Tull – Sketches on a Tudor Psalm
Percy A. Grainger – Gum-Sucker's March
Alfred Reed – Armenian Dances, Part 2; movement 3
Franco Cesarini Poema Alpestre

Wind Symphony
February 8 – 3:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Glenn Block, guest conductor

Georg Friedrich Händel – Music For the Royal Fireworks
Julius Fucik – Florentiner Marsch
Alfred Reed – Othello
Arnold Schönberg Theme and Variations

Symphonic Winds
February 22 – 3:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Joe Manfredo, Josh Hernday, and Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductors

David Gillingham – Be Thou My Vision
Andre Waignein – Diagram
Steven Bryant Ecstatic Waters - Steven Bryant, guest composer

March

Symphonic Band
March 1 – 3:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Dan Belongia, conductor

David Biedenbender – Melodious Thunk
David Maslanka – Heart Songs
Steven Bryant – Marbled Midnight Mile
Alfred Reed Armenian Dances, part 1

University Band and Wind Symphony
March 4 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Amy Mikalauskas, student conductor; Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

University Band
Brody Felix – Fanfare and Chorale - World Premiere - Brody Felix, student composer
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Sea Songs
Percy A. Grainger – Australian Up-Country Tune
John Barnes Chance – Incantation and Dance

Wind Symphony
Gustav Holst – First Suite in Eb
Alexander Arutiunian – Trumpet Concerto - Dr. Amy Gilreath, trumpet
Ferrer Ferran – Symphony No. 4 'El Coloso'

Symphonic Winds
March 23 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Joe Manfredo, Amy Mikalauskas, Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductors

Norman DelloJoioVariants on a Medieval Tune
Bill Heinze – 7:30AM Ruins Everything - World Premiere - Bill Heinze, student composer
Gunther Schuller – On Winged Flight
Bernhard Heiden – Diversion - Alex Pantazi, alto saxophone - ISU Concerto Competition Winner

Karel Husa – Al Fresco

April

Wind Symphony
April 6 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Amy Mikalauskas, student conductor; Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Henry Purcell, ed. Steven Stucky – Funeral Music For Queen Mary
Steven Stucky – Threnos
Laura Schwartz – Fictions IV - World Premiere - Laura Schwartz, student composer
Igor Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments

Symphonic Winds
April 19 – 3:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Joe Manfredo, Amy Mikalauskas, and Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductors

Charles Ives – Country Band March
Malcolm Arnold – Four Scottish Dances
Cullyn Murphy – Reciprocity - World Premiere - Cullyn Murphy, student composer
Arturo Marquez – Danzón No. 2
George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue - Dr. Geoffrey Duce, piano

University Band and Symphonic Band
April 23 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Amy Mikalauskas, Krista Beddigs, Dr. Dan Belongia, conductors

University Band
Dana Wilson – Shortcut Home
Alfred Reed – Ode for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble
Leonard Bernstein – Slava!
Robert Jager – Third Suite

Wind Symphony
April 26 – 5:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Ingolf Dahl – Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble - Trenell Wherry-Smith, saxophone - ISU Concerto Competition Winner
David Maslanka – Symphony No. 7

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