UNCW Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

Sunday, April 23, 2017
4:00 PM
Kenan Auditorium
Event Type
Music Dept.
Seymour, Ann
Department of Music

Symphonic Band
Steven Reineke: Sedona                                                  
Jan Van der Roost: Puszta (Four Gipsy Dances)
Alfred Reed: A Jubilant Overture

Wind Ensemble
Johan de Meij: Symphony No.1 (The Lord of the Rings)   
Guy Woolfenden: Illyrian Dances
Andrew Boysen, Jr.: Frenzy

Combined ensembles
John Barnes Chance: Variations on a Korean Folksong

About the ensembles
Conducted by John P. LaCognata,Symphonic Band is an outstanding ensemble of highly talented woodwind, brass and percussion players including music majors, minors, and non-music students. The ensemble performs the finest literature available for winds, including traditional wind band repertoire, marches, transcriptions, and the newest 21st century works. Symphonic Band typically performs two concerts each semester, and regularly features guest soloists and guest conductors. Enrollment is open to all UNCW students with previous instrumental experience and the necessary skills to perform on a wind or percussion instrument.

Wind Ensemble is UNCW’s premiere wind band, comprised of the university’s finest woodwind, brass, and percussion players. Concert repertoire consists of the highest quality music written or transcribed for wind instruments, representing all periods of music history. Wind Ensemble typically performs two concerts each semester, and regularly features guest soloists and guest conductors. Membership is by audition and is open to all university students regardless of major. 


$6 general public, free to students with valid UNCW ID.

Advance tickets may be purchased online or by calling the box office at 910-962-3500 Monday-Friday 12 - 6 p.m.

Any remaining tickets will be available one hour prior to performance at the Kenan Auditorium Box Office.

UNCW students may obtain tickets in advance by going to the Kenan Auditorium Monday-Friday 12 - 6 p.m.
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or call 910-962-3415 (Monday-Friday 8-5 p.m.)
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Directions to Kenan Auditorium, located at 515 Wagoner Drive:
(Kenan Auditorium is designated as “KA” and is on the lower left hand side of the map.)
Plenty of free parking, right next to Kenan Auditorium.


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