UBC School of Music

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble – Postcard from the Jazz Age

Thu Feb 16 2012 8pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall

Presented by the UBC School of Music

“Postcard from the Jazz Era”


Corey Hamm, piano
Alan Matheson, trumpet
Julia Nolan, saxophone
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Robert Taylor, Director


Leonard Bernstein/trans. Grundman: Slava
George Gershwin: Three Preludes
Ray Lopz & Alcide Nunez: Livery Stable Blues
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Charles Ives: Country Band March
Joan Tower: Fascinating Ribbons
Jimmy Dorsey/arr. Matheson: Oodles of Noodles
Paul Hart: Cartoon

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble, which is open to Music and other university students by audition, plays four concerts on campus each year. This group also hosts an annual band festival, attracting talented high school students from all over British Columbia. Wind Ensemble players also take part in U.B.C. convocation ceremonies and regularly tour the province (and occasionally the United States). This ensemble is dedicated to performing the finest and most challenging wind repertoire.

FREE – Tickets will be issued from the Chan Centre Ticket Office on the day of the performance beginning at noon. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Thu Feb 16 2012 8pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall