BYU Wind Symphony and BYU Symphonic Band

Concert band and holiday classics, including our annual
combined performance of Alfred Reed’s “Russian Christmas Music.”
Conducted by Donald Peterson and Kirt Saville.

December 12, 2019

7:30 PM

De Jong Concert Hall

Live Stream

The Wind Symphony

The finest woodwind, brass and percussion players at Brigham Young University perform with the Wind Symphony, under the direction of Donald Peterson. The BYU Wind Symphony maintains an active performance schedule with programming that ranges from wind band classics to some of the newest wind repertoire.  Participation in commissioning consortiums and hosting composers on campus avails ensemble members with opportunities to experience these new works in meaningful ways.

In addition to on-campus concerts, the ensemble has been honored with performances for:

  • Music Educators National Conference, National Convention
  • College Band Directors Association, National and Division Conventions
  • American Bandmasters Association. National Conference

As Brigham Young University’s premier wind band, the ensemble has been presented in many of the United States, and in twenty foreign countries—including, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and many European countries.  The band completed another tour to Australia in May of 2018. Check out the highlights The group is currently preparing for a tour in Texas in May of 2019. You can view their performance schedule here.

For further information regarding Wind Symphony tour performance availability and itineraries, see the Performing Arts Management website.

View sound and video clips on that website.

MUSIC 326 & MUSIC 626 Fall and Winter Semesters
Rehearsals: 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM Tuesday & Thursday
E-250 Harris Fine Arts Center
Conductor: Don Peterson
Auditions: Auditions are held the first two days of Fall semester – administered by the studio faculty. This audition is for placement in Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band or one of our orchestras.
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