WWS Concert Mar 1, 2020

Around the World in 80 Minutes

Around the World in 80 Minutes

The musicians in the Wellington Wind Symphony love to travel, even when the journey is imaginary. Please join us on this delightful musical journey. Stops will occur in Korea (John Barnes Chance, Variations on a Korean Folk Song), China (Richard Brown, Chinese Folk Rhapsody), France...   read more

WWS Concert Oct 27 2019

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!

This concert focuses on music inspired by the many traditions of Halloween; ghosts, magic, witches, cauldrons, and costumes. The composers chosen are known for their success in writing dramatic pieces for the concert hall and the opera stage. Mr. Chung is taking us to the dark side (but only for part...   read more

Andrew Chung

WWS Appoints Andrew Chung as Music Director

Andrew Chung
WWS Music Director Andrew Chung

The Wellington Wind Symphony Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Chung as our new music director.

Andrew’s appointment comes after a year-long search. During our 2018-19 season we had the privilege of working with three excellent finalists, and we thank Pratik...   read more

Sweet Modern Melodies

Music Director Candidate – Andrew Chung
Mezzo-soprano – Jennifer Enns Modolo

Focusing on music written originally for band, we offer a program with great variety. Among the expressive selections are Julie Giroux’s One Life Beautiful, Eric Whitacre’s Sleep, and Samuel Barber’s Andante and Tranquillo. Adding contrast are Vincent Persicheltti’s Symphony No. 6 for Band, Op. 69, Bert Appermont’s Saga Candida, and Jacob de Haan’s Ross Roy Overture. Finally, we are very pleased to have acclaimed mezzo-soprano Jennifer Enns Modolo, as our guest soloist. Jennifer will perform selections from Alban Berg’s Seven Early Songs (transcribed by Dave Arthur).