UBC School of Music

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble – Postcard from the Past 1

Thu Oct 20 2011 12pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall

Presented by the UBC School of Music

“Postcard from the Past 1”

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Brian Balmages: Fanfare Canzonique
Richard Strauss:
Serenade in Eb, Op. 7
J.S. Bach/arr. Goldman:
Fantasia in G Major
Gustav Holst:
First Suite in Eb
Paul Hindemith/trans. Wilson:
Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber

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.


Thu Oct 20 2011 12pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall