The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble

Paul W. Popiel, conductor

2018-19 Concert Season


Collage Concert
September 14 | 7:30 p.m. | Lied Center of Kansas
“Finale” from Symphony #9 (2018) - James Barnes (b. 1949)
 
 
September 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Lied Center
Glow (2018) - Joni Greene (b. 1981)
world premiere
Concerto for Alto Saxophone (2013) - Zechariah Goh Toh Chai (b. 1970)
Vince Gnojek, soloist
Symphony #9 (2018) - James Barnes (b. 1949)
world premiere

 

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
October 8 | 7:30 p.m. | Lied Center
In the Silent Lines (2018) - Aaron Perrine (b. 1979)
Toccata Marziale (1939) - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Brett Keating, guest conductor
Liberation (2010) - David Maslanka (1943-2017)
 with KU Men’s Chorus

 

November 9 | 7:30 p.m. | Lied Center
Little Threepenny Music (1928) - Kurt Weill (1900-1950)
Nils Landsberg, conductor
Melt this Pot (2018) - Kai Ono (b. 1995)
world premiere
Symphony No. 4 (1993) - David Maslanka (1943-2017)
Nick Waldron, conductor

 

December 5 | 7 p.m. | Blue Valley West High School
Symphony No. 4 (1993) - David Maslanka (1943-2017)
Paul W. Popiel, conductor

 


School of Music Events


KU Today
Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA

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