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Wind Ensemble

MUS 140 (Non-Majors: MUS 180)

The Wind Ensemble is the premiere wind band at TCNJ.  Made up primarily of music majors, this ensemble is auditioned in the fall.  The Wind Ensemble tours New Jersey and surrounding states performing concerts and giving clinics and has completed a series of commissioned recordings for Kalmus Publishing, Mark Recording Company, and Alfred Reed.

 

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Rehearsal Times: Mon/Thurs from 3:30-5:20pm

Contact the conductor:  David Vickerman, vickermd@tcnj.edu

Audition Dates

History:

Coming Soon!

Repertoire:

2013-2014 Season:

Fall 2013

“Rhythm and Repose”

Gumsuckers March - Percy Grainger
The Leaves are Falling – Warren Benson
Bounce – Stephen Gorbos (WORLD PREMIERE)
In Evening’s Stillness – Joseph Schwantner
Asphalt Cocktail – John Mackey

Spring 2014

“Pulse”  CBDNA Preview Concert

Blow it Up, Start Again – Jonathan Newman
Augenblick – Christopher Stark
Ara Batur - Sigur Ros
Mothership – Mason Bates
Asphalt Cocktail - John Mackey

“Blasorchester” with the TCNJ Concert Band

Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor - Johann Sebastian Bach arr. by Hunsberger
Trauersinfonie – Richard Wagner
Overture in C for Winds – Felix Mendelssohn

2012-2013 Season:

Fall 2012

“Awakenings”

Resonances I - Ron Nelson
Emblems - Aaron Copland
as the scent of spring rain… - Jonathan Newman
Moving Parts - David Sampson
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein arr. by Paul Lavender
Aurora Awakes - John Mackey

Spring 2013

“Shadows”

Music for Prague 1968Karel Husa
Shadow of Sirius (flute concerto) - Joel Puckett with faculty flute artist: David DiGiacobbe
Sound and Smoke - Viet Cuong