UMWO Goes “Classically Dope”

UMWO Goes “Classically Dope”

UMD Wind Orchestra and Konshens the MC
Saturday, May 9, 2020 . 8PM
UMD Wind Orchestra - May 2020
Photo by Geoff Sheil

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The UMD Wind Orchestra (UMWO) goes “Classically Dope” on its season finale concert featuring rapper and hip hop artist Konshens the MC. Classically Dope is a genre fusing initiative that uses music as an instrument of positive social influence.

Led by Michael Votta, Jr., 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.