Journeys: UMD Wind Ensemble
Take a musical journey with the UMD Wind Ensemble (UMWE) starting with Roma by Valerie Coleman, founding member of the Grammy Award-winning quintet Imani Winds, and continuing with On the Mountains of Orphalese… by DC-based composer Nebal Maysaud. The concert will also pay tribute to beloved composer David Maslanka who died in 2018 with a performance of his composition Traveler.
Under the direction of Associate Director of Bands Andrea Brown, UMWE performs works from the most respected repertoire written for wind band with a focus on highlighting women composers and composers of color.
Wataru Hokoyama: Beyond
Nebal Maysaud: On the Mountains of Orphalese…
Richard Wagner: Trauermusik
Robert Washburn: Concertino
Valerie Coleman: Roma
David Maslanka: Traveler