Duke University Wind Symphony celebrates the 100th birthday of its former director, Paul Bryan

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The concert on February 29, 2020 brought over 100 Wind Symphony alumni back to Baldwin Auditorium to perform with current Wind Symphony students.
Professor Emeritus Paul Bryan

Paul Bryan was Professor of Music and Conductor of the Wind Symphony at Duke University from 1951-1988. He organized and led the Duke Wind Symphony's semester-long Programs in Vienna in throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Under his leadership, the Duke Wind Symphony performed concerts in Austria (Vienna, Graz, Lockenhaus, Mayrhofen, Berndorf, Bad Gleichenberg), Italy (Venice, Vicenza), Hungary (Budapest), Germany (Dresden, Leipzig, Mainz), and Czechoslovakia (Prague, Cheb). Professor Bryan was also conductor of the Durham Civic Choral Society 1957-67; Durham Savoyards 1963-67, 70, 1974-75, '77, '80; and the Durham Youth Symphony 1972-76.

Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant currently directs the Duke University Wind Symphony. (Photos by Steven Bryant)