The Wellington Wind Symphony’s concert season runs from fall to spring each year. For the 2018-19 season we will be presenting one performance only of each of our four concert programs. All four concerts are at Knox Presbyterian Church in Waterloo.
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Surprises have been promised on this concert and we plan to deliver! We are delighted to have the Cambridge Kiwanis Boys Choir, directed by Ann Green, as our guests. They will perform several choral favourites alone and some with the Winds, including The Polar Express Medley (arr. Audrey Snyder). The Wind Symphony will revel in wonderful Christmas music, some that might be new to you: James M. Stevenson’s Overture to a Winter Celebration, Bobby Herriot’s Jingle Bells Fantasy, and Gaudete…Find out more »
Music Director Candidate – Amy McLennan Piano & Violin – Marcus Scholtes The strength of this theme, Of War and Might, is undeniable. Wartime events encompass so much emotion: pride of country, admiration for leaders, celebration of victory, dealing with defeat, loss of loved ones. The composers on this program excel at expressing these emotions. Our talented guest soloist, Marcus Scholtes, is performing on both piano and violin (Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, 1st movement, and John Williams’s Schindler’s List).…Find out more »
Music Director Candidate – Andrew Chung Mezzo-soprano – Jennifer Enns Modolo Focusing on music written originally for band, we offer a program by contemporary and established North American composers. Andrew Boysen, Jr. and Julie Giroux are both in the modern camp. Their compositions (Boysen’s Song for Lyndsay, and Giroux’s One Life Beautiful) are lyrical, and express deep emotion. Also on this concert is Vincent Persichetti’s well-loved Symphony No. 6, for Band, Op. 69 (1956). Persichetti, who was active during the…Find out more »