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Wind Ensemble

Fri, November 22nd, 2019
7:30 pm

The Williams College Wind Ensemble offers a concert titled Suite(s) Française – an exploration of repertoire by French masters and inspired by French Masterworks.

The Williams College Wind Ensemble presents artistic programs blending traditional and contemporary wind band music. The ensemble often features adventurous programming, new music, and student conductors, composers, and soloists. Recognized as one of the premiere undergraduate wind ensembles in New England, the Williams College Wind Ensemble performed at both the 2006 and 2010 College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conferences.

The wind ensemble has commissioned works from composers Lukas Foss, Michael Torke, John Frantzen, Michael Weinstein, Dana Wilson, Kyle Gann, alumni Judd Greenstein ’01 and Benjamin Wood ’08, and Professor David Kechley. The ensemble has also given the American premieres of several works by the Dutch composer Louis Andriessen.

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