The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents a spring concert by the UVA Wind Ensemble and Concert Band on Sunday, April 28 in the Hunter Smith Band Building. The concert is free and open to the public. Bring the family and enjoy a treat to your ears.
(Please note the time for this concert is TBA.)
The UVA Wind Ensemble features 52 of the most outstanding brass, woodwind, and percussion players at the University. The UVA Wind Ensemble is dedicated to excellent performance and diverse repertoire encompassing a wide variety of styles and composers.
The University of Virginia Concert Band, conducted by Drew Koch, is composed of dedicated students from every division and department within the University. The Concert Band is an eighty- to ninety-member ensemble that meets solely during the Spring semester. Music selections include standard band literature, pop music, and concertos with special guest artists. Members of the band stay involved in making music in a concert ensemble setting while exploring both new literature and old favorites.
Dr. William Pease is Director of Bands at the University of Virginia. His responsibilities include directing the Cavalier Marching Band the UVA Wind Ensemble, and the Men's Basketball band. He earned his D.M.A. and M.M. at James Madison University in conducting, and his B.S. West Chester State College, Music Education.
Dr. Andrew Koch assists in the administration and rehearsal of the band program and is director of the Concert Band and the Women’s Basketball Band. A native of Southeastern Michigan, he holds degrees from Western Michigan University, the University of South Carolina, and James Madison University.
The Hunter Smith Band Building is located at 180 Culbreth Road at the University of Virginia. Parking for the concert is available at the Culbreth Road Parking Garage.
All events are subject to change.
For more information call 434.924.3052