Music That Moves Us: UMD Wind Ensemble
ABOUT THE EVENT
Andrea Brown, music director
UMWE opens its season with a concert featuring works by Work, Françaix and more! Included on the program is Katahj Copley's DOPE, a piece of which UMWE was a part of the commissioning consortium! A vibrant composition that explores the relationships between Copley's Rap, R & B, Jazz, Soul and Classical influences, DOPE draws on inspiration Thundercat to Kendrick Lamar.
Adam Gorb: Awayday
Julian Work: Autumn Walk
Jean Françaix: Sept Dances
Warren Bensen: The Solitary Dancer
Katahj Copley: DOPE
ABOUT THE UMD WIND ENSEMBLE (UMWE)
Under the direction of Andrea Brown, UMWE performs works from the most respected repertoire written for wind band and chamber ensembles with a focus on highlighting composers from underrepresented populations.