Dvořák and Copland: UMD Wind Orchestra
The culmination of the School of Music’s Wind Conducting Workshop, this concert will feature guest conductor H. Robert Reynolds of the Thornton Wind Ensemble and Director of Bands Emeritus at the University of Michigan. Also featuring School of Music faculty conductors, the program will include Darius Milhaud’s La Création du Monde, Richard Wagner’s Trauermusik, Antonín Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor, Op. 44 and Aaron Copland’s Emblems.
Led by Michael Votta, Jr., the UMD Wind Orchestra (UMWO) is a leading voice among collegiate ensembles in premiering new works for winds. This season’s engaging performances will feature faculty soloists and world-premieres of new works and masterworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. UMWO has performed in side-by-side collaborations with major professional ensembles and has performed by invitation at international, national and regional conferences.
Darius Milhaud: La Création du Monde (The Creation of the World)
Richard Wagner: Trauermusik
Antonín Dvořák: Serenade in D minor, Op. 44
Aaron Copland: Emblems