Dedications: UMD Wind Ensemble
Composers often dedicate their works to or in the spirit of someone influential or inspirational. Featuring special dedications, this wind ensemble concert will spotlight D.M.A. vocal performance student Jennifer Piazza-Pick on Roshanne Etezady's Points of Departure. Additional dedications on the program include Fanfares for Friends by Baltimore composer Joel Puckett, J.R. by Kevin Day and Dixtuor by Claude Arrieu.
Under the direction of Associate Director of Bands Andrea Brown, the UMD Wind Ensemble performs works from the most respected repertoire written for wind band with a focus on highlighting women composers and composers of color.