• DUWS Fall 2014
    • Photo Credit: Steven Bryant
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    • Photo Credit: Steven Bryant
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October 8, 8PM 
To kick off the new semester the Duke Wind Symphony presents “ETERNITY’S SUNRISE”  Scott Lindroth’s (Vice Provost for the Arts at Duke) newest work for Wind EnsembleYou will enjoy an evening with inspiring works by Michael Markowski - Joyride, Roshanne Etezady - Against the Rain, John Mackey - Hymn to a Blue Hour, Steven Bryant - Dusk, and David Maslanka - Give us this Day. 
Touring - Oct. 10-Oct. 13 - Duke Symphony tour to Washington DC 
October 31, 8PM - Family Weekend Concert
November 19, 8PM -  “CROWDSOURCE” Repertoire chosen by the Duke Wind Symphony members, and even the audience gets to vote during the concert! 
The Hounds of Spring - Alfred Reed 
March of the Cute Little Wood Sprites -  PDQ Bach - Schickele 
Vientos y Tangos - Michael Gandolfi 
Procession of the Nobles - Rimsky-Korsakov 
La Mezquita de Cordoba - Julie Giroux 
Audience Chooses between: 
“Cherio March or Washington Post March” 
“Selections from Carmen - or La Forza Del Destino Overture 
SPRING 2016: 
February 25, 8PM - Join the Duke University Wind Symphony in an “ADVENTURE INTO THE UNIVERSE" featuring the premiere of composition contest winner Ben Daniels, Michael Markowski’s Saturn Returns, Sparke’s Sunrise at Angel’s Gate, John Mackey’s brand new Lightning Field , and Satoshi Yagisawa’s Machu Picchu: City in the Sky
The Duke Wind Symphony is bringing Broadway to Baldwin Auditorium. Enjoy your favorite songs from Wicked, Joseph, Lion King, Cats, West Side Story and much more! 



THURSDAY, October 2, 2014                          

Duke University Wind Symphony concert                                           
Baldwin Auditorium
Free Admission 
MOTHER EARTH - The Duke University Wind Symphony will present its first concert with works inspired by nature, earth, and life.  Come and enjoy an evening filled with beautiful works by David Maslanka (Mother Earth), John Mackey (Sheltering Sky), Claude Debussy (The Engulfed Cathedral), Frank Ticheli (Earth Song), and more. 
SATURDAY, October 25, 2014
Family weekend performance in the Duke Chapel. 
WEDNESDAY, November 19, 2014                      
Duke University Wind Symphony with guest  renown  conductor and composer FRANK TICHELI
Baldwin Auditorium 
$10 general admission / students free
The Duke University Wind Symphony, directed by Dr. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, and the North Carolina School of Science and Math Wind Ensemble, directed by Phillip Riggs, will present works by FRANK TICHELI, guest conducted by the composer. Come and enjoy highlights of Ticheli's catalog such as Blue Shades, Vesuvius, and more. You will have a chance to hear from the composer himself about his works and to meet him in person. 
THURSDAY, February 26, 2015                       
Duke University Wind Symphony concert                                           
Baldwin Auditorium
Free Admission 
DANCE WITH US - The Duke University Wind Symphony is inviting you to enjoy "dance-inspired" works such as: Folk Dances by Shostakovich, Wedding Dance by Jacques Press, Dance of the Jesters by Tchaikovsky, and many more. 
THURSDAY, April 9, 2015                      
Duke University Wind Symphony concert                                              
Baldwin Auditorium
Free admission 
MOVIE NIGHT IN BALDWIN - enjoy your favorite movie soundtracks performed by the Duke University Wind Symphony. 
We will perform music from movies such as Frozen, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, The Incredibles, The Dark Knight Rises, and more! 


February  20, 2014 concert in Baldwin
Duke University Wind Symphony
8pm, Free Admission
Joint concert with Durham Community Concert Band, Tom Shaffer, conductor 
Premiere performance of a work by Duke's own Paul Leary 
Repertoire includes: 
Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen, Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger, Armenian Dances by Alfred Reed, A Movement for Rosa by Mark Camphouse, Slava! by Leonard Bernstein,  etc. 
April 17, 2014 concert in Baldwin
Duke University Wind Symphony 
8pm, Free Admission 
World Premiere of David Garner's Soprano Saxophone Concerto with Susan Fancher, soprano saxophone solo 
Other works include: 
Festive Overture by Dmitri Shostakovich, Selections form Lord of the Rings by Johan de Meij, Dusk by Steven Bryant, Undertow  by John Mackey, etc. 

October 11-15, 2013 Tour to ATLANTA

The Duke University Wind Symphony will tour to Atlanta during fall break to perform a concert at Kennesaw State University with the Kennesaw State Wind Ensemble, David T. Kehler, conductor

October 26, 2013 Baldwin CELEBRATION CONCERT

We will celebrate the reopening of the newly rennovated BALDWIN AUDITORIUM on Parents' Weekend. Please join the Duke University Wind Symphony, Duke Symphony Orchestra, and the Duke Chorale for an evening of exciting music. 

November 21, 2013 concert in Baldwin Auditoirum 

★★★STARS ★★★

Highlights include: Star Wars Trilogy by John Williams, Morning Star by David Maslanka, Stars and Stripes by John Philip Sousa, and more

February 21, 20138pm, Free Admission, Reynolds Industries Theater "TWO SHADES OF BLUE" 

Guests: UNC Wind Ensemble, Evan Feldman, conductor 

featuring works by Eric Whitacre, Percy Grainger, Frank Ticheli, Lukas Schingenschuh, John Williams and more


April 18, 2013, 8pm,  Free Admission, Page Auditorium

A dedication concert to Paul Bryan featuring works he conducted, arranged, and commissioned during his legendary tenure at Duke. 

Welcoming back Duke University Wind Symphony Alumni. 



The Duke University Wind Symphony presents 
November 29, 2012 
Reynolds Industries Theater
Free Admission
featuring Dr. Douglas Henderson, guest conductor, and the Duke University Marching Band with director Jeff Au
works by Richard Strauss, Pavel Chesnokov, Frank Ticheli, John Barnes Chance, Eric Whitacre, and Steven Bryant
The Duke University Wind Symphony presents
October 11, 2012
Reynolds Industries Theater
Free Admission 
featuring Jimmy Gilmore, former principal clarinetist of the North Carolina Symphony
works by Dana Wilson, Ronald LoPresti, Scott McAllister, John Mackey, Darius Milhaud, and Leonard Bernstein
Parents' Weekend Showcase Concert in the Duke Chapel 
Saturday, October 27, 2012
DUKE CHORALE - Rodney Wynkoop, director
DUKE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - Harry Davidson, music director
DUKE WIND SYMPHONY - Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director
$5 general/students & seniors free w/ ticket or I.D. 

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