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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.

Fall 2015 Concert Band Schedule

September


Wind Symphony 
September 13 – 3:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Johann Sebastian Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565 
Otar Gordeli – Concerto for Flute and Wind Ensemble - Daniel Gallagher, flute - ISU Concerto Competition Winner 
John Mackey – Wine-Dark Sea Symphony 

Symphonic Winds 
September 17 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Roy Magnuson – Flutter and Kick(world premiere)
Percy A. Grainger – Lincolnshire Posy 
Yasuhide Ito – Gloriosa 

October

Wind Symphony
October 4 – 3:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Roberto Sierra – Fandangos
Rolf Rudin – Das Verströmen der Seele - Eine Totenklage, op. 48

José Suñer-Oriola – Canticum Lunaris

 

University Band and Symphonic Band 
October 8 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Gavin Smith and Dr. Joe Manfredo, conductors

University Band
Frank Erickson – Air for Band
John Mackey – Foundry 
Ronald LoPresti – Elegy For A Young American 
Andrew Boysen – Kirkpatrick Fanfare

Brian Balmages – Reverberations

Symphonic Band
Aaron Copland – Down A Country Lane
Charles Ives – Variations on "America"
Malcolm Arnold – Peterloo Overture
Morton Gould – American Salute
Frank Ticheli  – Shenandoah

Mark Camphouse – Yosemite  Autumn 

 

Symphonic Winds 
October 15 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Johan de Meij – Symphony No. 1 "The Lord of the Rings"

 

Wind Symphony
October 25 – 3:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Normal West High School Wind Ensemble, guest ensemble - Lisa Preston, conductor

Georgi Salnikov - Burlesque 
Joseph Schwantner - From a Dark Millennium
Ida Gotkovsky - Symphonie Brillante
other selections TBA

 

November 

University Band and Symphonic Band 
November 13 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Gavin Smith and Dr. Joe Manfredo, conductors

University Band
David  Holsinger – Havendance
Gustav Holst – In the Bleak Midwinter
Claude T. Smith – God of our Fathers 
Phillip Sparke – A Huntington Celebration
Tom Ritter George – First Suite in F

Richard Saucedo – Rhythm Dance

Symphonic Band
Gordon Jacob - An Original Suite
Leonard Bernstein - Slava!

Sam Hazo - GO
Clifton Williams - Fanfare and Allegro
Gustav Holst - A Moorside Suite

 

 

Symphonic Winds 
November 15 – 2:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Air National Guard Band of the Midwest, guest ensemble

David Maslanka – St. Francis - David Maslanka, guest composer

other selections TBA

 

Wind Symphony 
November 19 – 8:00 pm
Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Dr. Martin H. Seggelke, conductor

Georgi Salnikov - Burlesque
Rolf Rudin - Das Verströmen der Seele - eine Totenklage, op. 48
Darrol Barry - Concerto for Tuba and Wind  Ensemble - Dr. Andy Rummel, tuba
José Suñer-Oriola - Canticum Lunaris

 

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