UBC School of Music

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble: Olympic Reflections

Thu Feb 11 2010 8pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall

Presented by the UBC School of Music


Giovanni Gabrieli, Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2
Ralph Vaughan Williams, Scherzo alla Marcia from Symphony No. 8
Dmitri Shostakovich, Prelude and Folk Dances
Steven Bryant, Dusk
Charles Ives, Variations on America
Leo Arnaud, Bugler’s Dream
John Williams, Olympic Fanfare and Theme

Robert Taylor, conductor with remarks by Professor Stephen J. Toope

Featuring Melody Yong, piano

The UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble is dedicated to performing the finest and most challenging wind repertoire, presenting four concerts on campus each year.

The group also hosts an annual band festival, attracting talented high school students from all over British Columbia. Players participate in UBC convocation ceremonies and regularly tour the province.

Thu Feb 11 2010 8pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall