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FIU Wind Ensemble presents Sound & Vision: Wildflowers

Buy Tickets   Brenton F. Alston, conductor The Wind and Percussion Concert Series is proud to present its final concert with the FIU Wind Ensemble entitled "Sound and Vision: Wildflowers.” This eclectic concert will feature Ludwig Beethoven’s “March in F” paired with Paul Hindemith’s “Gerschwind Marsch,” David Maslanka’s tribute to Karel Husa “Husa” and [...]

By |2018-09-07T20:40:20+00:00April 13th, 2019|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble presents Sound & Vision: Wildflowers

FIU Festival of Bands Finale Concert presents Sound & Vision: African-America

Buy Tickets   Brenton F. Alston, conductor The FIU Festival of Bands will culminate in a side-by-side concert with participating high school bands and the FIU Wind Ensemble in a continuation of the series, "Sound & Vision: “African-America.” In celebration of Black History month, audiences will enjoy works by Valerie Coleman’s soulful “Red Clay, Mississippi [...]

By |2018-09-07T20:46:06+00:00February 9th, 2019|Comments Off on FIU Festival of Bands Finale Concert presents Sound & Vision: African-America

FIU Wind Ensemble presents Sound & Vision: Silent Shadows

Buy Tickets   Brenton F. Alston, conductor The Wind and Percussion Concert Series is proud to the second concert with the FIU Wind Ensemble entitled “Sound & Vision: “Silent Shadows.” This concert will feature James Stephenson’s “Requiem Dances,” a consortium premiere of James Syler’s “Silent Shadows” for wind ensemble and soprano based on the poetry of [...]

By |2018-09-21T21:18:08+00:00November 14th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble presents Sound & Vision: Silent Shadows

FIU Wind Ensemble: Sound & Vision: This World Alive

Buy Tickets   Brenton Alston, conductor The Wind and Percussion Concert Series is proud to present the first concert with the FIU Wind Ensemble entitled “Sound & Vision: The World Alive.” This concert will feature Michael Daugherty’s tribute to Desi Arnaz and a consortium premiere of Steve Danyew’s "Into the Silent Land," a poignant [...]

By |2018-09-21T19:35:21+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble: Sound & Vision: This World Alive

FIU Wind Ensemble & Soloist Karli Viña present Reflections

Join the FIU Wind Ensemble for their season finale with a feature performance by new FIU faculty member, Karli Viña, as percussion soloist for “Concertino for Timpani, Brass, and Percussion” by Michael Colgrass. Enjoy other works by Bin Kaneda, Brahms, Sweelinck, Pierson, and Bach that are designed to make you reflect on life. Directed by Dr. [...]

By |2018-04-09T22:17:38+00:00April 18th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble & Soloist Karli Viña present Reflections

FIU Festival of Bands

For the tenth year in a row, the FIU Annual Festival of Bands is back! Each year, up to 12 area bands are chosen to perform their MPA musical program in an onstage clinic within the acoustically superior Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, where they receive written and recorded feedback by the FIU Director of Bands Barry Bernhardt,  FIU [...]

By |2018-01-23T19:06:53+00:00February 10th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Festival of Bands

FIU Wind Ensemble – World Premiere by Thomas Sleeper

Join the FIU Wind Ensemble for an unforgettable performance of Thomas Sleeper's WORLD PREMIERE of  Recursive Variations, a work that explores both intimate chamber music and full band with a wide variety of emotional explorations. Directed by Dr. Brenton F. Alston.   PROGRAMMING Little Concerto for Six Players by David Maslanka Consort for Ten Winds by [...]

By |2017-11-21T18:19:05+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble – World Premiere by Thomas Sleeper

FIU Wind Ensemble and Miami Arts Studio present “Unleashed” at New World Center

The Miami Arts Studio @ Zelda Glazer and Florida International University bands come together to bring a night of “UNLEASHED” power of music.   TICKETED BY THE NEW WORLD CENTER $20 General Admission - BUY NOW! For $10 student tickets, please call the NWC Box Office at 305.902.6856.   PROGRAM Combined Bands: Hazo : Olympiada   [...]

By |2017-10-17T15:19:30+00:00October 26th, 2017|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble and Miami Arts Studio present “Unleashed” at New World Center
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