Wind Symphony

Conducted by Anton Coleman, the Repertoire includes Symphonic Winds standards. Students and adults with six or more years' experience welcome to participate.

Quick Information

Regular Rehearsals:
  • Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:30 PM 

  • Winter/Spring rehearsals will begin January 21st, with placement auditions and music pick-up on January 14th

  • Rehearsals take place at Chief Sealth High School

 
Concerts
  • Concert dates: March 20th & May 29th, 7:00 pm

  • Chief Sealth High School Auditorium

  • Concert attire is all black

 

Placement Auditions for those new to the Wind Symphony:
  • Musicians new to WSCO or new to the Wind Symphony are asked to play for the conductor or one of the coaches at the start of the season. 

    • Auditions will take place on Tuesday, January 7th at Chief Sealth High School

    • Placement auditions by arrangement. To schedule an audition, contact info@wscorchestras.org

  • For placement in the Wind Symphony, please be prepared to play:

  1. 2 Major scales of your choice (2 octaves)

  2. 2 Minor scales of your choice (2 octaves)

  3. 2 minutes of your choice of excerpts, or a piece you have prepared.

  4. Expect some sight-reading (which will be an excerpt of current repertoire)

Cost:
  • Students K-12: FREE!

  • Adult fee: $75 for Fall session, $150 for Winter/Spring session

 

Conductor: Anton Coleman

Music Selection:

 

Winter 2020 music:

  • Hymn to a Blue Hour - John Mackey

  • Lincolnshire Posy - Percy Grainger

  • Symphony for Band - Vincent Persichetti

Spring 2020 music:

  • Elegy - John Barnes Chance

  • Introduction and Capriccio - John Barnes Chance

  • Symphony No. 2 - John Barnes Chance

Wind Symphony members: listen to upcoming repertoire on Spotify

Recordings:

 

Give Us This Day - Maslanka

Mother Earth - Maslanka

Sheltering Sky - Mackey

O Magnum Mysterium - Lauridsen

"Galop" from Dance of the Hours

Flourish for Wind Band - Vaughan Williams

Symphony No. 5 "Finale" - Shostakovich

Waltz No. 2 - Shostakovich

Toccata for Band - Erickson

Chorale and Alleluia - Hanson

Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral - Wagner

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